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BYU-Idaho fall semester COVID-19 plan

REXBURG, Idaho (KIFI) - Brigham Young University Idaho has released its COVID-19 plans for the fall semester.

Students and staff will be required to wear masks in all campus buildings including Sunday's for at least the first two weeks.

After, that the policy will be reviewed.

They ask everyone carefully consider getting a COVID-19 vaccine before the semester starts and keep practicing all the hygiene precautions we have all been asked to due since the pandemic started.

You can read the university's full statement below.

Again this fall, we face the challenge of a global pandemic. Unlike last year, though, we intend to provide many more face-to-face experiences. To make that possible, all of us need to embrace the following precautions:

-Continue wearing masks in all campus buildings for at least the first two weeks of the semester (including Sundays), after which the policy will be reviewed.

-Carefully consider vaccination against COVID-19, prior to the start of the semester.

-Practice health hygiene precautions, including the frequent washing of hands and staying at home in the case of sickness, except to seek medical attention.

-Regularly check your campus email and this webpage for up-to-date information and official notices on all university policies related to COVID-19.

We appreciate everyone’s efforts to keep our campus community safe and healthy. We look forward to a productive semester.

Brigham Young University Provo announced Monday it will require students, faculty and staff to share their COVID-19 vaccination status. You can read more on that HERE.

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