Buildings get ‘distancing makeovers’ as they prep for return of staff, students

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rep dragon feet floor decals 450pxWith fall semester set to begin Aug. 24 and more staff and faculty returning to campus daily, UAB Facilities and University Relations have been working during the past several weeks to install important messages about masking, social distancing and traffic flow inside and outside buildings across campus. These university-provided signs have been installed across campus common areas, including entrances, lobbies, stairwells, hallways and in some outdoor areas.

Schools and units have been hard at work as well, posting one-way signs in stairwells, moving furniture and making other changes to ensure safe social-distancing.

Check out the social media posts below to see how the School of Health Professions, Collat School of Business and School of Nursing have revamped their spaces.

Is your space ready? A wealth of resources are available on the new UAB United site, including:

rep shp signs and seating 880pxSign explaining proper social distancing outside a classroom and distanced seating inside at the School of Health Professions. (See more photos of the school's preparations in this Instagram post.)

rep nursing sanitizer stairway 900pxA hand sanitizer refill station and directional sign at the School of Nursing. (See more of the school's preparations in this Instagram post.)