September 11, 2020

CMRO Update

We write with updated numbers and additional information from the Pitt COVID-19 Dashboard.

September 10, 2020

A Message from Provost Ann E. Cudd

This is a September like no other. I continue to be inspired by the resilience, kindness, and determination of our faculty, students, and staff as we work together to navigate the very fluid situation brought about by COVID-19. Read the full message >

September 8, 2020

CMRO Update

This Tuesday, we are sharing the latest numbers from Pitt’s COVID-19 Dashboard along with our expert medical interpretation.

September 4, 2020

CMRO Update: Data and New Guidelines

As the weekend approaches, this dispatch provides the latest data from our campus dashboard, notes a key update on guidelines and clarifies questions around contact tracing.

August 31, 2020

CMRO Data Update

This week’s update shares the most recent data and provides context on the positive virus cases on our campuses, in addition to the fourth and fifth rounds of surveillance testing on the Pittsburgh campus.

August 28, 2020

CMRO Weekend Dispatch: Myths and Questions

We’re encouraged by the measures thousands of you on our campuses are taking to stay safe in this pandemic. Heading into the weekend, we’re dispelling some myths and answering some common questions we’ve received.

August 26, 2020

Message from Dean Bonner Regarding Health and Safety

Dean of Students Kenyon Bonner thanks the thousands of students who are following health and safety guidelines consistently but notes "a concerning number of reports about off-campus large gatherings and parties where students are not physical distancing or wearing face coverings." We must do better, he writes.

August 24, 2020

CMRO Update: Surveillance testing and COVID-19 Dashboard

This week’s update shares data from surveillance testing on the Pittsburgh and regional campuses, and introduces a COVID-19 Dashboard that offers an overview of COVID-19 cases on the Pittsburgh campus.

August 21, 2020

Life After Pod Week

Read an update from the COVID-19 Medical Response Office about things you can do to keep life engaging while making health and safety the top priority.

August 19, 2020

Message from Dean Bonner

Dean Bonner reminds Pittsburgh students of his expectations and possible consequences for their behavior.

August 19, 2020

Update from Provost Cudd

Provost Cudd has extended the remote course period at the Pittsburgh campus until September 14.

August 18, 2020

Greensburg Campus Operational Risk Posture

On Aug. 24, the Greensburg campus will move to the Guarded Risk posture. Pitt's Healthcare Advisory Group, in consultation with the Emergency Operations Center, recommended this move based on the decreasing trajectory of daily COVID cases in Westmoreland County and confirmed that Pitt-Greensburg has demonstrated sufficient virus monitoring and testing capabilities.

August 17, 2020

Update: Surveillance Testing and Return to Campus

This week, we are beginning the first of what will be regular updates from the COVID-19 Medical Response Office (CMRO). Read the latest information about COVID-19 in the Pitt community.

August 14, 2020

Quarantine and Isolation

The COVID-19 Medical Response Office provides guidance and answers frequently asked questions regarding quarantine and isolation.

August 8, 2020

COVID-19 Surveillance Testing Strategy

The COVID-19 Medical Response Office will initiate our campus surveillance testing strategy for COVID-19 starting Wednesday, Aug. 12. This involves randomly testing a percentage of the incoming student population.