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TAMIU On-Campus Testing
Last updated: 12/03/21.
City results as of 12/01/2021

For a comprehensive week-by-week breakdown, please visit our COVID TESTING DASHBOARD.

Dashboard updates for 2021 will end with the posting Friday, December 17, 2021 and resume in the New Year on Friday, Jan. 7, 2022. Have a happy and safe holiday!
Date Total Tested Positive Negative Inconclusive Estimated Recovered Positivity Rate* Laredo Positivity Rate
Cumulative Totals 8526 154 8296 76 150 1.81% 11.88%

*The Positivity Rate indicated is the percentage of positive test results to the total number of tests conducted by Curative at TAMIU for students and employees registering via the TAMIU link.

Updated: 12/03/2021

Office of the President

As the holidays approach, it is important to remember that we should take precautions to protect ourselves and our loved ones. This includes continuing to social distance when possible, wearing a recommended face covering when indoors around large groups of people, and receiving a COVID-19 vaccine or booster. With developing news of the Omicron COVID-19 variant, everyone needs to get vaccinated or get a booster.

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Please be advised that the National Guard will remain on campus offering COVID-19 vaccinations on Wednesday, December 8th and 15th, at the Student Center Rotunda from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. No appointment is necessary and this opportunity is available to all TAMIU students, employees and the public at large. MODERNA, PFIZER (adult and pediatric doses) and JANSSEN (Johnson & Johnson) vaccines are available, as well as Booster doses.

Please consider taking advantage of this wonderful opportunity for yourself and your family and share news of its availability with others. For more information, visit the Student Health Services website or call 956.326.2235.


 

Be Safe. Be Well.


Pablo Arenaz, Ph.D.

President

 

 

 

COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 testing is available on campus every week, Monday - Thursday, from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The CURATIVE Kiosk between Dr. F. M. Canseco Hall and Anthony J. and Georgia A. Pellegrino Hall. 

All CURATIVE Kiosk testing will be collected via shallow nasal swab instead of oral testing. Shallow nasal testing is a PCR test and all results will continue to be available from 24 - 48 hours after collection.

This free testing is open to all members of the University community: students, faculty and staff -- and the community at large.

To schedule a walk-up appointment, go to https://curative.com/sites/28574/walkup

For additional information on TAMIU COVID-19 Vaccinations visit: https://www.tamiu.edu/health/covid-19-reporting.shtml

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How is it Spread?

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Coughing and sneezing

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Close personal contact

 
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 Not washing hands

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Touching your mouth, nose, or eyes

Prevent the Spread!

Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds

Do NOT touch your mouth, nose, or eyes with unwashed hands

Avoid close contact with people who are sick

Cover your cough and sneeze with a tissue, throw tissue in trash

Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces

Stay home from work or school if you have fever or are not feeling well.

 

 

Symptoms

Symptoms may appear in as few as 2 days or approximately 2 weeks after exposure.

Symptoms may include:

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Fever

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Cough

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Difficulty Breathing

 

If you have symptoms, contact a healthcare provider. Current TAMIU Students can call Student Health Services at (956) 326-2236 or visit Student Center (STC) room 125.

 

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