The university is reinstating its indoor mask requirement, effective immediately. Read the full policy.
The requirement, announced June 15, is based on guidance from health agencies and School of Medicine infectious disease experts.
Deans Perlmutter and Aagaard provide additional detail on new university protocols for masking, distancing and other safety measures.
Based on new CDC recommendations, the university is changing its protocols for masking, distancing and events. Find out the latest.
WashU Med is now offering COVID-19 vaccination preregistration for university employees and students, for spouses and for dependents over age 16. Please register by March 26.
Dean Perlmutter announces that salary planning is underway to enable salary merit increases to begin — and in April rather than July.
“We are used to being on the frontiers of science and medical care, bringing skill and compassion to our greatest challenges,” said Dean David H. Perlmutter, MD, reflecting on the past year at the School of Medicine. “This is where we shine.”
Dean Eva Aagaard announces the expansion of on-demand saliva testing for all employees, students and family members and provides an update on symptomatic and exposure testing.
The dean provides details on the second Vaccine Town Hall, including speakers and how to watch. The event will be held Dec. 21, 1-2 pm.
Beginning in mid-December, BJC HealthCare will have access to COVID-19 vaccines. The first round is prioritized for health-care personnel, but everyone eventually will have the opportunity to be vaccinated.