UNC System requiring re-entry COVID-19 testing for students following holiday break

UNC System requiring re-entry COVID-19 testing for students following holiday break
Students will be required to show a negative COVID-19 test in order to return to campus for the spring semester. (Source: UNC System)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - The UNC System is taking an extra step to ensure students return to campus safely this spring.

Students will be required to do re-entry testing upon returning to their respective campuses.

The University system wants to make sure they’re limiting the spread of COVID-19 with students returning from home and other destinations this holiday season.

Students will be required to show a negative COVID-19 test in order to return to campus for the spring semester.

University officials said over the summer, mass asymptomatic COVID-19 testing was not recommended by the CDC, but with new research that has now changed.

To see more COVID-19 updates from the University system, click here.

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