A guide to some common questions students have asked about COVID-19 at WU.
WU students, as well as faculty, staff and their 18+ family members can now register to receive the Johnson & Johnson vaccine on the WUSM campus.
Since the start of the spring semester, three large clusters of COVID-19 cases have been reported by Washington University, and the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards has adjudicated at least 117 student conduct cases related to COVID-19 violations.
After receiving the dreaded contact tracing call, staff reporters and suitemates freshmen Julia Robbins and Olivia Poolos were sent into quarantine housing for 10 days.
I’m writing this to hopefully help ease some of the anxiety that people might have going into quarantine and give some tactics that might make your time quarantining somewhat easier. So without further ado, let me share with you the (un)definitive extrovert’s guide to quarantining.
On Nov. 17, I was contract-traced and placed into quarantine housing in the Knight Center. With my prescribed ten days alone, I knew I was going to be spending Thanksgiving by myself. I had been thinking about it for a while, nervous about how I would handle the holiday without the usual gathering of family and friends.
Sophomore Carly Abramowitz’s stay in quarantine housing was “like a fever dream”: a time filled with attending classes virtually, walking around her room and throwing balls at the wall. Abramowitz was sent to quarantine housing for 14 days after spending time in close contact with friends who ended up testing positive for the virus. Sophomore […]
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