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April 29, 2021 | 08:48 am

Paid time off for COVID-19 vaccine

Employees who work in New York State can receive up to four hours of paid time off to receive a COVID-19 vaccine without having to use their existing PTO, sick time, or vacation.

topics: April 2021, Human Resources, Vaccine,
Faculty and Staff
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April 27, 2021 | 08:40 am

PPE announced as qualified medical expense

HSA participants may use their funds to purchase PPE, and FSA participants can be reimbursed for these expenses retroactive to January 1, 2020.

topics: April 2021, Human Resources, PPE,
Health and Safety
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April 26, 2021 | 12:30 pm

UHS resuming J&J student vaccinations

UHS is emailing all of the students who originally signed up to receive the J&J vaccine and scheduling them for appointments on April 28. Additional slots may open up.

topics: All Students, April 2021, Vaccine,
Health and Safety
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April 26, 2021 | 09:38 am

Security tip: Beware of contact tracing scams

University IT is warning of scammers posing as COVID-19 contact tracers to steal personal information. Learn how to spot this scam, and how to report it.

topics: April 2021, Health Monitoring,
Students
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April 19, 2021 | 09:43 am

Plan for spring semester move-out

Details and information for students moving out of their River Campus or Eastman School of Music residence from May 7 – May 24, 2021.

topics: All Students, April 2021, Facilities, Health Monitoring, Housing, Spring 2021,
Health and Safety
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April 19, 2021 | 08:25 am

Security tip: Get vaccinated, not scammed

University IT warns of scams targeting COVID-19 vaccination-ready individuals, which can include phone calls, emails, and social media ads.

topics: April 2021, Vaccine,
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