IU-Bloomington reports 20 COVID-19 cases this week
IU-Bloomington reports 20 COVID-19 cases this week

IU-Bloomington reports 20 COVID-19 cases this week

IU-Bloomington reported 20 positive COVID-19 cases among faculty, staff, and students from 7-13. April, according to IU COVID-19 dashboard. Of these cases, 13 came from students, and seven came from faculty and staff.

IU-Bloomington closed its personal asymptomatic testing facilities on April 4 due to declining COVID-19 cases, according to a report from IU today. Asymptomatic testing switched exclusively drop-off test where students can receive test kits from designated locations and follow the instructions to have their test kits registered before use.

Designated locations to pick up COVID-19 tests include the Indiana Memorial Union, the McNutt Quad Center building and the Student Health Center, according to IU COVID-19 website. Students can pick up up to two test sets at a time.

Symptomatic testing for COVID-19 will continue to be personal, according to IU Today. Students who wish to enroll in personal symptomatic testing can do so using IU Symptom Checker.

IU continues with recommend everyone gets a vaccination and a booster shot. People age 5 and older are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Adults 18 years and older are eligible for a Moderna booster five months after the first two-shot series, and everyone 12 years and older is eligible for a Pfizer booster five months after their first two-shot series. Adults 18 years of age and older who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine may receive a booster dose at least two months after their first shot.

Visit ourshot.in.gov to plan a vaccine agreement or check eligibility criteria.

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