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Healthy Restart FAQs Answered Sept. 15 for UK Faculty, Staff and Students

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 15, 2020) — With University of Kentucky now offering in-session classes again, the university continues to field questions related to specific elements of the campus restart plan. Listed below are answers to some of the questions most commonly asked by university faculty and staff.

Q: In addition to the daily 4.0, what else should I know about appropriate hygiene related to COVID-19?

A: Log in to myUK Learning through myUK, then search for COVID19 Hygiene Best Practices for an online course on additional hygiene information.

Q: How can I stay connected to my colleagues while we’re working apart from one another?

A: Human Resources has a podcast from HR Work-Life and an article from HR Health and Wellness with tips on maintaining connection.


Phase I and II testing of students by Wild Health ended Aug. 30. As of Sept. 14, UK is reporting 424 current active cases and 874 recovered cases among students. As of Sept. 11, 29,337 tests have been conducted with students, including 983 positive tests and 28,343 negative tests. For information on testing results, visit:

For more information related to University of Kentucky's COVID-19 response and restart plan, visit, including more FAQs at

Each day UK will be providing some of the most frequently asked questions from students, faculty and staff and answering them as we start the new semester. If you have questions you would like to see answered, please email We will continue to answer those on an individual basis, but may also include them in UKNow. Thanks and stay safe and healthy.