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Purdue University police are seeking the public’s help in identifying two individuals they would like to speak with in connection to the theft of utility terrain vehicles on campus over the past four days.
This year, getting an annual influenza vaccination is more important than ever, says a Purdue University nursing expert.
Classes begin at Purdue as Protect Purdue Plan, testing and tracing work to contain expected increases in COVID-19
Purdue students begin classes today (Monday, Aug. 24) as the university continues to follow the Protect Purdue Plan to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus and protect those who are most vulnerable through a rapid and extensive testing and tracing program.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University announced Friday (Aug. 21) its strategy for ongoing COVID-19 surveillance testing as nearly 40,000 students return to campus for fall classes, which for most begin Monday (Aug. 24).
Purdue University police and other officers from the Tippecanoe County Traffic Safety Partnership will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Wednesday (Aug. 26) Drivers can expect to be stopped for a brief amount of time at the checkpoint. While officers check the driver’s license and vehicle registration information, they also will observe for signs of impairment.
Purdue University reported Wednesday (Aug. 19) that 99.26 percent of students who have received results of their COVID-19 tests are virus-free. Of the 30,117 results received as of Tuesday (Aug. 18), 223 tested positive for COVID-19, for a 0.74 percent positive rate.
Purdue University announced today (Aug. 12) that more than 99% of students who have been tested thus far before their arrival for Purdue University’s Fall 2020 semester have tested negative for COVID-19. Of the 15,444 results received, 133 have tested positive for COVID-19, for a 0.86% positive rate. Close to 40,000 students are expected to be tested before the semester begins Aug. 24.