covid-19

Complete form for COVID-19 vaccine notification

Posted by on January 15, 2021

Missouri S&T is committed to helping employees stay safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. One important tool for suppressing the spread of the coronavirus is the COVID-19 vaccine. In order to notify you of vaccine availability, we are asking faculty and staff to complete this form as soon as possible: https://mst.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9oj2S2AvlohLeXI.

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Update on vaccine information

Posted by on January 15, 2021

At yesterday’s virtual town hall meeting, S&T leaders noted that higher education employees (faculty and staff) were in the Phase 1B category for COVID-19 vaccinations in Missouri. Following the meeting, the state of Missouri updated guidelines for vaccine distribution, and higher education employees are now in the Phase 2 category for vaccine distribution.

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Update on research lab safety

Posted by on January 14, 2021

Dr. Costas Tsatsoulis, vice chancellor of research and graduate studies, sent the following message to faculty and staff on Jan. 14:

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Tune into tomorrow’s town hall

Posted by on January 13, 2021

Missouri S&T Chancellor Mo Dehghani will host a virtual meeting for all S&T students, staff, faculty, community leaders and others to discuss planning and preparations for the spring 2021 academic semester at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, on Zoom.

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Reminder: Report positive COVID-19 test results to student health

Posted by on January 13, 2021

Last semester, over 2,000 members of the campus community were required to quarantine or isolate due to testing positive for COVID-19 or being in close contact with someone who tested positive. Dr. Dennis Goodman, chief medical officer of S&T, and Ashley Wann, director of the Phelps/Maries County Health Department, remind all students and employees to notify the S&T COVID contact tracing team if they test positive for COVID-19, regardless of where the test occurred, by emailing COVID@mst.edu.

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Prepare for return to campus by quarantining now

Posted by on January 8, 2021

As the university prepares to welcome students back to campus for the start of the spring 2021 semester, Dr. Dennis Goodman, chief medical officer, advises students to quarantine at home for 10 days prior to return. All students who plan to move in to residence halls, university-approved off-campus housing or private housing by Monday, Jan. 18, should begin their quarantine today (Friday, Jan. 8).

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COVID-19 dashboard updates on pause over winter break

Posted by on December 23, 2020

Updates to S&T’s COVID-19 dashboard of confirmed cases reported to the university will pause after Wednesday, Dec. 23, and will resume the week of Jan. 4, 2021. Any cases reported during the winter break will be posted retroactively.

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Spring classes to begin Jan. 19

Posted by on December 3, 2020

The spring semester at Missouri S&T will begin Tuesday, Jan. 19, with similar practices in place to minimize the potential impact of COVID-19. University leaders will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and will adjust plans should the need arise.

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COVID-19 guidelines for international personal travel

Posted by on December 3, 2020

Any student, faculty member or staff member who travels internationally should follow CDC guidelines and stay home for 14 days from the time they return to the United States before returning to campus and contact covid@mst.edu for additional guidance. On Nov. 21, the CDC changed its quarantine recommendation to seven days if the traveler tests negative for COVID-19 upon their return.

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Message from Chancellor: Spring semester plans

Posted by on December 3, 2020

Distinguished colleagues, dear friends and dedicated students,

We made it! We are near the end of the semester and I want to thank you sincerely for making this semester such a success! Because of your hard work and dedication to keep our campus safe, we remained open and we are well-positioned to begin the spring semester as planned, with classes starting Tuesday, Jan. 19.

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