COVID-19 Updates

The Department of Physical Sciences is working to provide faculty, students, and families with the most up to date COVID-19 updates during this time of rapid change and uncertainty.

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Latest News

UCLA Health patients will be able to schedule their vaccination appointments starting Jan. 19, 2021. The UCLA Health Covid-19 Vaccine Information Hub will always have the latest details about vaccine distribution, facts addressing health concerns, and more. Click here to visit the hub.

UCLA is actively vaccinating:   

  • Health care workers
  • Staff & residents at skilled nursing facilities
  • Staff & residents at long-term care facilities
  • Patients 65 and older with an invitation.

Informational Events

The Minority Health Institute and UCLA BRITE Center for Science, Research and Policy presented “Covid-19 Vaccination: It Matters in Saving Black Lives.” Some of the nation’s premier COVID-19 experts and leaders, including leaders of historically Black institutions, provided the most current information and addressed fears and myths pertaining to COVID-19 vaccination as we fight to protect and save Black lives. Click here to watch a recording of the free, virtual town hall.

Town halls for UCLA students, parents of UCLA students, and UCLA staff will be held throughout the spring. We will post details for those events as they are announced.

Continuing Covid-19 Safety Protocols

  • Keep physical distance, at least 6 feet apart from people outside your immediate household
  • Wash hands often and thoroughly
  • Avoid travel
  • Wear a mask that covers your nose and mouth.

University News Sources

UCLA Newsroom

The UCLA Newsroom is updating a resource page dedicated to COVID-19 with information including:

  • UCLA case updates
  • Financial resources
  • Information on UCLA’s plan for academic continuity
  • Travel guidelines
  • Health FAQs.

Daily Bruin

The Daily Bruin is updating a COVID-19 focused news page providing necessary information on:

  • Total number of confirmed cases at UCLA
  • Recap of UCLA’s response to COVID-19
  • News stories that may affect UCLA students, athletes, faculty & families  during this time
  • News on remote instruction
  • News of LA County’s plan in addressing COVID-19.

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