January 12, 2022 — Wichita State’s Molecular Diagnostics Lab (MDL) is open and continues to process thousands of COVID tests with 24-hour results. Along with everyone in our region, MDL staff and their families are affected by COVID. Because of recent staff shortages, the lab must focus its staff on test processing and has temporarily suspended its COVID test collection service. Tonya Witherspoon, executive director of the MDL, says she is unsure when test collection will reopen but hopes it will be soon. The MDL website will be updated with that information when available.
January 6, 2022 — Due to the extreme cold today, Wichita State’s Molecular Diagnostics Lab (4174 S. Oliver, Building 174H) is temporarily halting COVID-19 specimen collection for the public.
January 5, 2022 — As we return back to campus following the winter break, it’s important to remember COVID-19 safety practices to protect you and your classmates.
January 5, 2022 — Please remember the following COVID-19 safety practices to protect you and your colleagues.
November 18, 2021 — During Thanksgiving Week Nov. 22-27, individuals wishing to get a COVID-19 test or vaccine will have the following options:
Feeling Unwell? Get tested before the holiday! Covid Tests available at Student Health Services! Monday Nov. 22nd, 2021 and Tuesday, Nov. 23rd, 2021. Use your myShockerHealth portal at wichita.edu/shs to make an appointment.
November 16, 2021 — Feeling unwell? Get tested for COVID at the Student Health Services (SHS) 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 22-23 before the office closes at noon Nov. 24 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. SHS does not use a rapid test, so results will not be available before 24-48 hours.
November 15, 2021 — On November 10, the Safer Federal Worker Taskforce extended the deadline to become fully vaccinated to January 18, 2022.
November 8, 2021 — The following COVID-19 vaccination options are available at WSU:
Graphic featuring face mask and text 'Mask Required.'
November 4, 2021 — Supervisors: Strategic Communications has an updated signage toolkit for office and building use. Visit wsu.news/signage to download and print a variety of signs related to COVID operations and safety. Please remember that all signs should be hung up with painter’s tape only.
November 2, 2021 — In accordance with executive order 14042, there are several COVID safety protocol requirements that impact our community:  vaccines, masks and physical distancing.  All Wichita State employees (including temporary, part-time, full-time and student employees) will be required to be fully vaccinated, unless eligible for a medical, religious or remote work exemption.