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Announcements

Here’s where you’ll find the most recent updates and older announcements from WVU leaders.

Students encouraged to limit travel, take precautions against COVID-19
February 24

As we approach planned non-instructional days next Tuesday and Wednesday (March. 2-3), the University is asking students to limit travel and take necessary precautions to prevent contracting or spreading COVID-19.

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WVU confirms presence of COVID-19 variant in community
February 20

WVU confirmed three cases of the COVID-19 variant B.1.1.7 have been detected in the Morgantown area – two are WVU students. Genetic sequencing of samples from the WVU Medicine testing program detected the B.1.1.7 variant in Morgantown campus test samples analyzed this week.

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‘No COVID-19 is good COVID-19': Variants spur WVU scientists to study, mitigate strain outbreaks
February 20

When health officials confirmed the first three cases of a COVID-19 variant in West Virginia late Friday (Feb. 19), they were not surprised. In fact, WVU researchers had, in recent weeks, already formed a partnership with colleagues at Marshall University and the Department of Health and Human Resources to identify SARS-CoV-2 variants.

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Starbucks at The Market @ UPlace temporarily reduces operating hours due to COVID-19 exposure
February 18

WVU announced the Starbucks location at The Market @ UPlace will temporarily reduce its operating hours due to staffing limitations following a COVID-19 exposure at the storefront on Thursday, Feb. 18.

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WVU provides COVID-19 updates on Rec Center, Commencement and more
February 18

WVU has made several updates to its COVID-19 procedures after reviewing the latest COVID-19 numbers on the Morgantown campus and within Monongalia County.

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