A Healthier Argo Nation: Spring 2021 Semester Protocols

As we enter a new semester, the University of West Florida remains committed to the health and safety of the campus community amid the COVID-19 pandemic. It is the shared responsibility of our students, employees and visitors to maintain a healthier and safer campus #ForAllArgos. Thank you for doing your part. Below are critical protocols […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine Information

The Florida Department of Health in Escambia, Santa Rosa and Okaloosa counties and their partners are collaborating to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine in Northwest Florida. Executive Order 20-315 directs the state of Florida to focus on the following populations during the initial phase: Long-term care facility residents and staff Persons 65 years of age and […]

UWF study identifies US counties with high rates of COVID-19

A research team from the University of West Florida’s Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering has identified geographical areas of unusually high rates of COVID-19 infections and mortality. Their surveillance study locates COVID “hot spots” across the country through September. In spring, Dr. Raid Amin, a distinguished university professor in the Department of Mathematics […]

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Faculty experts discuss potential impacts of COVID-19 on the 2020 election

As the United States continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, its leaders are facing another unprecedented challenge: how to navigate a presidential election in light of a public health emergency. Faculty experts from the University of West Florida Department of Government are weighing in to offer their insight on the potential impacts of the global […]

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