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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention COVID Data Tracker, Jefferson County is now in the yellow category (medium community level). UAB public health and infectious disease experts continue to support the university’s mask-optional policy in non-clinical buildings due to several factors, including low hospitalization numbers, the UAB community's high vaccination rate compared to the community at large, and the wide availability and effectiveness of COVID vaccines and treatments.

UAB kicks off its annual Summer of Wellness initiative with free access to the Campus Recreation Center each Thursday in June.

President Ray Watts will present on ways in which campuses worldwide can mobilize to address complex issues during the International Health Promoting Campuses Symposium May 12.

Join UAB Human Resources for Meet HR and Friends 11 a.m.-1 p.m. April 22 on the Campus Green to meet representatives from Human Resources and other UAB departments and learn about their services, plus participate in giveaways and games, win prizes and more.

Universities nationwide are beginning to move to mask-optional policies as the surge from the omicron variant wanes, and UAB leaders and health experts monitoring COVID cases are expressing optimism while still urging caution. As a result, masks are still required indoors on campus while health and safety protocols — including masking policies — are reviewed for non-clinical facilities.

Through UAB’s new membership in the Amazon Career Choice Partner Network, Amazon employees can attend UAB with the help of tuition assistance.

Parking micromobility vehicles like scooters and bikes improperly can prevent Blazers from accessing sidewalks, ramps, doorways and more. New informal violation tags from DSS enable Blazers to educate riders on better parking practices.

The new center, which will serve more than twice as many children and greatly expand the capacity to care for infants, is slated to open in summer 2023.

Senior leaders respond to questions about remote learning, building ventilation, vaccination and more.

Senior leaders respond to queries on masking, working from home, the omicron surge, vaccine requirements and safety, and more.

Beginning Jan. 17, Seventh Avenue South between the 16th and 18th Streets South will be closed for approximately three weeks to enable infrastructure to be installed in preparation for construction of the new Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility.

Fast loans from UAB’s Regions Institute for Financial Education are available in as little as 24 hours. They can help any Blazer student experiencing unexpected loss of income, housing or medical issues, or a transportation emergency.
One of the largest simulation groups in the country will become two separate teams as of July 2022 to meet current and future growth: UAB Clinical Simulation for the Health System and the Office of Interprofessional Simulation for the academic campus.

For its work to promote bee conservation and growth on campus, UAB has been named a Bee Campus USA by Bee City USA, which recognizes, supports and encourages pollinator conservation in towns, cities and counties across the country.

Want to buy licensed UAB merchandise but aren’t sure where to get it? Find convenient options on campus, online and at Protective Stadium.

Relive UAB Football’s first night under the Protective Stadium lights in these photos from UAB photographers — and check out a recap video featuring the sights and sounds of this new era for the Blazers.

UAB offers vision benefits, and eligible employees of UAB, UAB Hospital and UAB Hospital Management LLC will have the option to choose or decline that coverage during the open enrollment for benefits Oct. 22-Nov. 8.

UAB will offer dental insurance during the annual open enrollment for benefits, and eligible employees must choose or decline that coverage between 7 a.m. Oct. 22 and 5 p.m. Nov. 8.

Why have we changed our safety strategies in the past year? In one word: data. We didn’t know then what we know now. Here are five things to consider.

UAB’s medical plans offer one plan design change for 2022: coverage for infertility treatment.

The 2021 UAB Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available on the UAB Police Department website or in a downloadable PDF. For a print copy of the report, call 205-934-4649. The report contains resources, procedures, criminal statistics, a fire safety report and more.

UAB and UAB Medicine will raise the minimum wage for full-time regular status employees from $13 per hour to $14 per hour in January 2022, with additional raises planned in coming months.

UAB and UAB Medicine also will observe Dec. 23 and Dec. 30 as holidays to provide employees additional time to spend with their families and friends.

Viva Choice — UAB’s consumer-driven health plan (CDHP) — is an alternative to traditional Viva and Blue Cross health care plans offered to eligible employees of UAB, UAB Hospital and UAB Hospital Management LLC during the annual open enrollment for benefits Oct. 22-Nov. 8.

Long-time season ticket-holders — and a proud first-timer — reveal what they love about Blazer Football and what they’re looking forward to most at UAB’s first home game Oct. 2.
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