Updates and Information on Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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COVID-19


UT AgResearch Office remain open and operational, and staff are keeping regular business hours to continue to provide support to the university community.

Health Safety Plans, are required for all on-campus facilities that support research, scholarship and creative activities. Anyone engaged in research, scholarship, and creative work on campus or at off-site locations must complete their daily health self-screening check, and if required to self-isolate complete the self-isolation form.

Implementing safe practices for research, scholarship, and creative activities will help limit the spread of COVID-19 and keep faculty, staff, postdocs, students, and the Knoxville community safe.

Find more information on ORE’s COVID-19 Information page.


online)  details the necessary procedure for dealing with a case of COVID-19 infection or suspected infection.  This document builds on the more general campus guidance for when a case of COVID-19 is reported, and is designed to assist department heads and lab directors. Continue reading


  1. UT Knoxville Return-to-Work plan, research will continue to operate at a state of reduced activities.  Beginning June 8, permissible laboratory work in Phase 2 is expanded to include exploratory, longer-term, and other research in addition to that required for contractual obligations, student progress, and operational maintenance.

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