Through the spring semester, campus officials are providing weekly updates through CU Boulder Today and weekly Campus Q&As.
Boulder County remains in Level Yellow: Concern
Boulder County remains in Level Yellow: Concern on Colorado’s COVID-19 dial, which the state updated to version 3.0 on Wednesday, March 24.
New mask order for Boulder County
Boulder County Public Health issued an updated public health order on masks, effective as of Monday, April 5. Masks continue to be required in indoor public spaces. Masks are no longer required in outdoor public spaces. The campus health and safety policy was updated on Tuesday, April 6, to reflect this change.
Masks continue to be recommended for use when within 6 feet of people outside of one’s household, indoors and outdoors. It is recommended that individuals who are not vaccinated continue to mask and maintain physical distancing.
Hours change for campus public health clinic
The Public Health Clinic at Wardenburg will no longer see patients and conduct diagnostic COVID-19 testing on Saturdays. Staffing adjustments are being made to support vaccination clinics. Read more about the Public Health Clinic.
Phase 2 COVID-19 vaccine distribution began April 2, CU to follow state eligibility order
Individuals in phase 2 of the state’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan became eligible to receive vaccines April 2. See the full COVID-19 vaccine distribution table for information about the state phases.
- Phase 2 includes the general public.
- In an effort to support student-facing faculty and staff and per the governor’s request to prioritize earlier phases, CU Boulder will continue to offer appointments according to the eligibility order outlined by the state.
- Complete the COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility and Status Update Form to be added to the vaccine distribution list at CU Boulder.
- CU currently receives a very limited supply of vaccine doses. As of April 7, 2,009 faculty, staff and students have been fully vaccinated through CU Boulder.
Completing the form does not mean faculty, staff and students will immediately be contacted to make an appointment. If you are able to receive a vaccine through your primary care provider, another health care facility or a community vaccination site before you are notified by CU Boulder, you are encouraged to take advantage of your first opportunity. If you receive a COVID-19 vaccine elsewhere, please remove yourself from the CU Boulder list by selecting the “opt out” option on the COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility and Status Update Form.
State offers community vaccination sites
The COVID-19 vaccine is available through community vaccination clinics throughout the state. CU Boulder faculty, staff and students are encouraged to get the COVID-19 vaccine at their first available opportunity.
- Four reasons to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
- Vaccine safety and information from Medical Services.
- Answers to common vaccine questions.
Notification of COVID-19 vaccine type
As CU Boulder faculty, staff and students become eligible, they will be notified of the specific vaccine that will be administered in their appointment scheduling invitation email.
COVID-19 vaccine sign-up form
Students, faculty and staff interested in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine through CU Boulder can sign up using the CU Boulder COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility and Status Update Form. The form must be completed to be added to the campus vaccine eligibility list. If you have received your vaccine elsewhere and have signed up before, please update your status on the form and opt out.
COVID-19 vaccination status and monitoring testing requirements
If you are required to complete weekly monitoring testing based on your role with CU Boulder, you will continue to be required to participate regardless of when/if you are fully vaccinated.
Mobile testing site temporarily offers community testing
In response to concerns about the spread of COVID-19 following the mass shooting at the Table Mesa King Soopers, CU Boulder is offering COVID-19 monitoring tests to members of the community. The free community testing will be available at the mobile testing site Monday, March 29 through Friday, April 9. While open to anybody, the testing option is intended for anyone who was present during large gatherings in the past week or feels at risk of getting COVID-19 due to what occurred. The mobile site can accommodate up to 375 tests per day for community members.
- Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Pleasant Street
- Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Athens North, 1855 Athens St., in parking lot 131
- The Campus Q&As are held at noon each Tuesday and continue throughout the spring semester.