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On Monday, Dec. 14, UW Medicine received the first shipment of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. Celebrate this major milestone and show your support for the COVID-19 vaccination efforts by updating your Zoom background to our new UW Medicine branded COVID-19 vaccine backgrounds.

UW Medicine branded COVID-19 vaccine Zoom background


To update your Zoom background, follow these steps:

  1. Download the Zoom background from our brand site.
  2. Log in to the Zoom application using your NetID.
  3. Click your initials in the upper righthand corner.
  4. Click “Settings” from the drop down menu.
  5. Click “Virtual Background” from the lefthand menu.
  6. Under Choose Virtual Background, click the plus sign and select “Add Image.”
    Note: Zoom may prompt you to download virtual backgrounds at this stage if you have not already. If so, click “Yes.”
  7. Select the downloaded Zoom background from your desktop.
  8. Once the image uploads to Zoom, it will automatically be saved as your background.