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Healthy Restart FAQs Answered Sept. 29 for UK Faculty, Staff and Students

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 29, 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: How have mailing services on campus been impacted?

A: UK's mailing services are operating on its normal delivery schedule. Departments will be able to send out mail as usual using the mail meter cards. UK's vendor (United Mail) is operating on a normal schedule and will be making daily pickups as normal. 

Q: What are the health and safety protocols for on-site work?

A: More information about the current health safety protocols is available here.


Phase I and II testing of students by Wild Health ended Aug. 30. As of Sept. 28, UK is reporting 365 current active cases and 1,510 recovered cases among students. As of Sept. 25, 32,288 tests have been conducted with students, including 1,410 positive tests and 30,867 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.