The Danforth Campus Digest is a compilation of important COVID-19 related news and updates for students, faculty and staff on the Danforth Campus. It is distributed on an as-needed basis when there is information to share with the campus community.
Pfizer boosters; surveillance testing update; vaccines and pregnancy
BJC HealthCare and WashU Med will be providing Pfizer vaccine booster doses to transplant patients and those with qualifying conditions, as defined by the CDC, at the Clayton Avenue Building and Christian Hospital public clinics starting Saturday.
Physical distancing guidelines; vaccine town hall; upload documentation
Due to promising initial estimates of vaccination rates among Danforth Campus faculty, staff and students, we are now able to lift the physical distancing requirement for fully vaccinated individuals in most spaces on the Danforth Campus.
Summer guidance; Report your vaccination status; Understanding CDC guidelines
The COVID Monitoring Team has approved updated public health guidance for summer on the Danforth Campus. The policies apply to screening, masking and physical distancing, as well as events, visitors and travel.
Yellow alert level; Mask guidance; Congrats to grads
The Danforth Campus alert level has moved from orange to yellow, in response to improving conditions on campus and in the St. Louis region.
Vaccine for ages 12-15; masks still required; new testing hours
Following this week’s decision by the Centers for Disease Control and Food and Drug Administration to authorize use of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine in adolescents 12 to 15 years old, the School of Medicine is now making it available to dependents of university faculty, staff, trainees and students.
Vaccine available; admitted student visits; walk-up testing
COVID-19 vaccination appointments are now available through the university for all Washington University faculty and staff and their family members ages 18 and older.
Vaccine preregistration; walk-up testing; summer programs to open
We have created a survey for our faculty, staff, trainees and students to pre-register for future vaccination sites managed by the university. Those with a valid WUSTL Key are able to preregister for themselves, their spouses, and/or their dependents who are over the age of 16.
Outdoor events; containing the spread; how vaccines work
The Danforth Campus events and meetings protocol has been updated to allow a larger number of people to attend outdoor events.