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KUMC Coronavirus Information

At the University of Kansas Medical Center, the health and well-being of our students, faculty, staff and community are of the utmost importance.

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. Specific updates are available on the websites of the School of Health Professions, the School of Medicine-Wichita and the School of Nursing.

For information about patient care, please visit The University of Kansas Health System.

Campus Guidelines

two School of Nursing students in masks in skills lab

KU Medical Center has revised its guidelines related to face masks, effective June 7, 2021. 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 visitors will change 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.