Published March 5, 2021
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UB researchers have launched SARS-CoV-2 testing on wastewater from a small segment of on-campus housing. Approximately 175 students in Greiner and South Lake have received an email directing them to complete their regular mandatory weekly surveillance test on Tuesdays as part of the pilot program.
Vaccinate Western New York is one of 10 vaccination hubs established by the NYS Department of Health to coordinate vaccine distribution as supplies increase. Several members of the UB faculty and administration are assisting with the initiative, which is being led by Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul.