The fight against the novel coronavirus and COVID-19 has called on all of us to adapt to new ways of working and learning. Our schools of Health Professions, Medicine and Nursing have taken tremendous steps to ensure continuity in our educational programs and research efforts.
For information about patient care, please visit The University of Kansas Health System.
Masks are still required inside KU Medical Center buildings on our campuses in Kansas City, Salina and Wichita, and in The University of Kansas Health System buildings. Masks are no longer required outside on campus properties.
Guidelines for campus visitors changed on July 6, 2021. Visitors who apply through the KUMC Educational Experience program will be welcome back on campus. In addition, prospective students and employees are welcome for in-person tours and interviews. Employees, students and visitors are still asked to distance as much as possible.
KU Medical Center COVID-19 Headlines
- Professor pivots from Kenya to Kansas (and back again) to serve global health needs in pandemic
- Study to assess post-vax COVID-19 antibodies in people with cancer
- KU Medical Center assists community partners in launching campaign against COVID-19 in multiple languages across Kansas
- Massive negative impact of COVID-19 on cancer screenings quantified in KU Medical Center faculty study published in JAMA Oncology