University of Kentucky Recognized for COVID-19 Response

The University of Kentucky is being recognized for its efforts to mitigate COVID-19 on campus.

Posted: Sep 16, 2020 10:18 AM

While some colleges struggle to contain COVID-19, the University of Kentucky is working overtime to mitigate the virus.

Doctor Deborah Birx, the coordinator of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, is praising UK for creating a COVID-19 response team and its efforts to keep students on campus, "To every parent who has a student the University of Kentucky, I’m not worried about your students because they’re wearing masks, socially distancing and doing everything that’s right," said Dr. Birx.

Students will stay on campus until November 25th when the semester ends. If you plan to visit your children at UK, you are encouraged to follow CDC guidelines.

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