According to a letter sent to students, vaccines are strongly encouraged, and the university asks students upload their vaccine documents using the Campus Health system to help administrators track its progress towards immunity.
It’s just a few weeks before students return to the classroom - and the Pima County Sheriff’s Department is preparing. Today, deputies worked with school staff to teach them how to respond to the unthinkable - a school shooting.
Today marks the closing of the University of Arizona’s state-run vaccine pod. Since the site opened in January, there have been nearly a quarter of a million vaccine doses administered at the university.
According to the Arizona School Personnel Administrators Association, more than 300 teachers across the state resigned citing COVID as a main reason. More than 600 non-teacher school staff did the same.