Campus is well prepared to store COVID-19 vaccines
The University of California, Riverside, expects to receive a shipment of 400 Moderna COVID-19 vaccine doses on Wednesday, Jan. 20. An initial shipment of 100 Moderna vaccines was delivered to Student Health Services earlier this month in order to begin inoculating frontline health care staff.
UCR campus set to reopen in fall 2021
On Jan. 11, UC President Michael V. Drake announced a fall 2021 systemwide return to in-person instruction.
UCR vaccinates frontline health care workers for COVID-19
UC Riverside has vaccinated 100 frontline health care workers at Student Health Services for the virus that causes COVID-19 in the first on-campus vaccine distribution. Student Health Services applied through Riverside County six weeks earlier to inoculate its workers and was notified Jan. 7 that it would receive a shipment of 100 doses of the Moderna vaccine, said William Rall, senior administrative director for the office.