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Updated: 3:06 P.m. March 28, 2020

The University at Buffalo is monitoring the COVID-19 (the disease caused by the novel coronavirus) situation carefully and is taking proactive and prudent measures to ensure the health and safety of the UB community in accordance with the guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Confirmed Cases at UB

There are confirmed cases of COVID-19 within the UB community. The university will continue to work diligently to ensure every health and safety measure is taken, and exposure is minimized.

Whenever there is a confirmed case that poses a risk of exposure to members of the university community, UB’s academic or administrative units will notify members of the university community who may be at risk. Individuals who are deemed to be close contacts of those who have tested positive for COVID-19 will be contacted directly by the Erie County Department of Health.

COVID-19 Hotline

The Erie County Department of Health has created a hotline for COVID-19 related calls, including from travelers who have recently visited impacted areas: 716-858-2929

U.S. State Department travel advisory

The U.S. Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory, its highest level. The State Department advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.

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CDC Travel Advisories

CDC Travel Advisories are being updated and changed frequently. Travelers should visit the CDC's advisories website for the latest notices.

View the latest CDC Travel Advisories