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).
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.
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