If I’ve tested positive for COVID-19, should I still get vaccinated?

Yes. The CDC recommends that you get vaccinated regardless of whether you already had COVID-19, as this provides the best immune protection.  Even if you have already recovered from COVID-19, it is possible — although rare — that you could be infected again with the virus that causes COVID-19. Studies have shown that vaccination provides […]

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I’m moving into a residence hall on campus at the end of August but haven’t had time to upload my vaccination card. Will I still need to participate in on-campus COVID-19 testing upon arrival?

Yes, but uploading your card is fast and easy to do. Vaccination verification requires students to upload a copy of their vaccination card to the secure campus portal in order to be exempt from on-campus COVID-19 testing upon arrival. Students presenting their vaccination cards upon arrival who have not uploaded a copy of their vaccination […]

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Will UMaine have public COVID-19 vaccination clinics?

We urge everyone returning to campus to be vaccinated. If they are not, a series of public COVID-19 vaccination clinics, offered in partnership with Penobscot Community Health Center, will be held at UMaine in August and September offering the two-shot Pfizer vaccine for those who have been previously unable to access a vaccine. The clinics […]

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