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County Issues Health Directive for Three Weeks

On Tuesday, Jan. 12, the Mecklenburg County Health Department issued a specific directive for three weeks to help the county slow the spread of COVID-19. In support of these recommendations, the following adjustments are in place at UNC Charlotte until Tuesday, Feb. 2:


  • Teleworking: The University will further maximize the use of teleworking during this time. Any employee who can work from home should do so. Only employees who cannot perform their duties from home should report to campus.


  • UREC: UREC will continue to be open with the following modifications: 
    • No group classes will be held.
    • The pool is closed. 
    • A mask must be worn at all times when in the building, including when exercising. 
  • Residential Students with Exceptions: Those students with exceptions to move into their residence halls this week can continue to do that. 
    • Please remember: You should wear a face covering at all times when in public spaces on campus. 
  • Re-Entry Testing for Phase 1: Re-entry testing for residential students and students with meal plans in Phase 1 will continue as planned. If you are required to complete re-entry testing in January, you will receive information by 5 p.m. today, Wednesday, Jan. 13. Please visit the Niner Nation Cares website for more information. 

Please note: This does not change the University’s spring plans as announced on Monday.

Wastewater Testing

Information on wastewater testing and results can be found on the Wastewater Testing Updates page.

North Carolina COVID-19 County Alert System

On Tuesday, Nov. 17, Governor Cooper announced the launch of a COVID-19 County Alert System that will demonstrate current COVID-19 metrics in each county and what residents can do to combat further spread. The latest report and more information can be found via the links below.

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This page was last updated on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021.