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Staffing During COVID-19 Surge; Updating Our Return-to-Work Policy

A message from Lisa Brandenburg, Tim Dellit, Cindy Hecker, Sommer Kleweno Walley, Jeannine Grinnell, Debra Gussin and Jeff Richey.

World COVID-19 Statistics

343,332,219
Confirmed cases
Updated on January 20, 2022 11:25 pm
5,593,695
Total deaths
Updated on January 20, 2022 11:25 pm
274,228,055
Total recovered
Updated on January 20, 2022 11:25 pm
63,510,469
Total active cases
Updated on January 20, 2022 11:25 pm

Latest COVID-19 Updates

Staffing During COVID-19 Surge; Updating Our Return-to-Work Policy

A message from Lisa Brandenburg, Tim Dellit, Cindy Hecker, Sommer Kleweno Walley, Jeannine Grinnell, Debra Gussin and Jeff Richey.

COVID-19 Emergency Operations Update for Jan. 18, 2022

A message from UW Medicine Leadership.

COVID-19 Emergency Operations Update for Jan. 14, 2022

A message from UW Medicine Leadership.

UW Medicine COVID-19 Update Jan. 13, 2022

A message from John Lynch.

Managing the Current Surge in COVID-19 Cases

A message from Lisa Brandenburg, Timothy H. Dellit, Cindy Hecker, Sommer Kleweno Walley, Jeannine Grinnell, Debra Gussin and Jeff Richey.

UW Medicine Work-Related Travel Restrictions Effective January 10, 2022 Until Further Notice

Help us preserve our workforce. Please refrain from all work-related travel, including outside conferences and meetings.

UW Medicine COVID-19 Update Jan. 6, 2022

A message from John Lynch.

COVID-19 News Update for Jan. 5, 2022

UW Medicine COVID-19 inpatient numbers, local to global epidemiology, research, news and the tweet of the week.

UW Medicine COVID-19 Update Dec. 29, 2021

A message from Lisa Brandenburg, Tim Dellit and John Lynch.

UW Medicine Employee COVID-19 Testing

UW Medicine and UW Neighborhood Clinics employees only.

90 Days on the Front Line

How we led the response to the nation's first COVID-19 outbreak

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