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COVID-19 Information
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  • N95 Medical mask

    08/12/22 - COVID-19 Update

    We have seen a spike in COVID-19 cases recently as another coronavirus variant works its way through our region. We are continually monitoring case counts and adapting our campus mitigation efforts based on what we learn.


  • Person wearing medical mask

    07/14/22 - COVID-19 Update

    Due to the recent increase in positive COVID cases and transmission in our community, we are recommending extra precautions for those on campus.


  • Doctor holding COVID-19 Test

    04/07/22 - COVID-19 Update

    As COVID-19 case counts continue to drop, numbers are beginning to plateau. In our region, infections have decreased by 29 percent during the last seven days, and the transmission factor remains very low.


  • Coronavirus

    03/31/22 - COVID-19 Update

    We continue to see a rapid decline in COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations. During the last seven days, northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati have remained at low or medium transmission levels according to the CDC.


  • Person wearing medical mask

    03/24/22 - COVID-19 Update

    The downward trend in COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations continues this week. All of northern Kentucky and greater Cincinnati have low or medium COVID-19 levels according to the CDC. Case counts in the northern three counties stand at 4 new cases per 100,000 population per day. The transmission factor remains very low and total case counts continue to drop.


  • Covid-19

    03/17/22 - COVID-19 Update

    We continue to see dramatic declines in COVID-19 infections in the region. Case rates in the northern counties, which topped out at more than 300 per 100,000 population per day during the Omicron surge, are steadily in the two-to-six range. The statewide transmission factor is 0.44—the lowest we have seen since that data point has been tracked—and indicates an exponential decline in cases. The CDC now classifies transmission levels in Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties as “green” with guidance that masking be optional.


  • Woman wearing mask getting a COVID-19 test

    03/11/22 - Free COVID Testing

    To aid in keeping our community safe for in-person learning and engagement, Gravity Diagnostics will be providing COVID testing on campus for the next two weeks. COVID tests during this period will be FREE OF CHARGE! We highly encourage all students to get a COVID test upon your return to campus. Testing is located in the University Center, Room 204 and is available Monday through Thursday from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. It is open to all NKU students, staff, and faculty, and you will need to present an NKU All Card.


  • Woman wearing mask

    03/03/22 - Masking on Campus

    It has been two long years of navigating the pandemic, and all the while, the faculty and staff have kept their focus on serving students with grace and resilience. Your commitment and care during the most difficult time in our history is both inspiring and a point of great pride. I am so grateful to work with such incredible colleagues [...]


  • Coronavirus cells and a woman wearing a mask

    02/17/22 - COVID-19 Update

    We continue to see sharp drops in COVID-19 cases reported in the region. Current cases per 100,000 per day in the three northernmost Kentucky counties average less than 20—the lowest we have seen since last summer. The transmission factor, an indicator of the trajectory of infections, is well below 1.0, which indicates a continued exponential decline in cases moving forward [...]


  • Booster shot being administered by nurse

    02/10/22 - COVID-19 Update

    The Omicron surge of COVID-19 cases continues to wane. Case counts that climbed to 300 and 400 cases per 100,000 population per day declined to less than 100 in the region, and they continue to drop. The decline is rapid, and we should reach a new baseline in the coming days [...]

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