COVID-19 update: Free testing available for students, continued caution encouraged

Posted by on November 30, 2020

Student Health Services will provide free rapid testing for COVID-19 to students with symptoms. The Abbott tests are funded by the state, and supplies are limited.

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Rolla mask ordinance goes into effect Nov. 27

Posted by on November 24, 2020

The Rolla City Council voted Nov. 23 to pass an ordinance requiring facial coverings in public areas and limit the size of some gatherings in Rolla as an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19.

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Message from Chancellor: With gratitude

Posted by on November 23, 2020

Dr. Mo Dehghani, chancellor of Missouri S&T, sent the following message to students, faculty and staff on Nov. 20:

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Return to campus update and clarification

Posted by on November 17, 2020

Students have the option to either return to campus after Thanksgiving break to attend their in-person classes or complete the final two weeks of classes remotely. If you are a student and need remote-learning accommodations, please work with your instructors and academic advisors.

Dr. Mo Dehghani, chancellor of Missouri S&T, sent a campus update message to students, faculty and staff on Nov. 16.

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Health care teams respond to COVID-19

Posted by on November 16, 2020

The rapid-response decisions the coronavirus brings to campus drive the day-in, day-out work of S&T’s campus COVID-19 response team of contact tracers, testing coordinators and care managers that operate from S&T’s Student Health Services.

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Message from Chancellor: Important COVID-19 Update

Posted by on November 16, 2020

Distinguished colleagues and dear friends,
Last week, we recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases at S&T since classes began in August. Cases are on the rise in Rolla, in our state and across the nation. Given this situation as we enter this final week before Thanksgiving break, it is essential that all of us take even greater precautions against the spread of COVID-19. We plan to return after Thanksgiving break to successfully complete this challenging semester, but it will take every one of us working together for the common cause to make that happen.

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Chancellor’s Holiday Brunch canceled, office parties discouraged

Posted by on November 16, 2020

S&T Chancellor Mo Dehghani has cancelled the Chancellor’s Holiday Brunch due to the risks associated with the spread of COVID-19. He also strongly discourages any holiday gatherings among students, faculty and staff such as office parties or carry-in luncheons.

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Message from Chief Medical Officer: Thanksgiving safety and safe return to campus

Posted by on November 12, 2020

Dr. Dennis Goodman, chief medical officer at Missouri S&T, sent the following message to students, faculty and staff on Nov. 10:

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Recommendations for travel – and after you return

Posted by on November 9, 2020

The latest travel recommendations for S&T employees and students are posted on S&T’s coronavirus website. Get a flyer with these guidelines.

Due to the uncertain nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, these recommendations are subject to change at any time.

For seven days after traveling in the U.S. without social distancing or by mass transit:

  • Do not attend any groups or in-person meetings other than classes.
  • Consider remote work during this time if you cannot maintain social distancing in your work area.
  • Check your temperature three times daily. Use the daily screening app, Campus Screen by Edverum.
  • Wear a mask at all times on campus, in public settings and events, and whenever you’re around others.
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Stay safe during Halloween

Posted by on October 29, 2020

Many traditional Halloween activities can be high-risk for spreading viruses, but there are several safer alternatives. If you have COVID-19 or if you may have been exposed to someone with the virus, you should not participate in in-person Halloween activities and should not give out candy to trick-or-treaters.

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