U of A Employees Urged to Complete Vaccination Survey From Chancellor

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – U of A Employees: we need your help completing a two-question survey to determine how many employees have received one or both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. 

A link to the survey is included in an email sent to all employees from Chancellor Joe Steinmetz on Wednesday, March 3.

"If you haven't already done so, please check your email and complete this survey as soon as possible," Steinmetz said. "The information is helpful given we don't know how many employees may have been vaccinated outside of one of the opportunities offered through the university."

The information will be used to calculate the remaining vaccine need in our community and guide future vaccination opportunities provided by the university. 

So far, the university knows that more than 3,500 U of A employees have now received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. And more than 1,500 employees have already received both doses of the vaccine through opportunities offered by the university. But the university doesn't know how many employees have received vaccinations away from campus.

If you have questions or need further information regarding the vaccination process, please contact hrassist@uark.edu.

Vaccination information for the U of A community and an overview of the university's COVID-19 Response is available online.

About the University of Arkansas: The University of Arkansas provides an internationally competitive education for undergraduate and graduate students in more than 200 academic programs. The university contributes new knowledge, economic development, basic and applied research, and creative activity while also providing service to academic and professional disciplines. The Carnegie Foundation classifies the University of Arkansas among fewer than 3% of colleges and universities in America that have the highest level of research activity. U.S. News & World Report ranks the U of A among its top American public research universities. Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas comprises 10 colleges and schools and maintains a low student-to-faculty ratio that promotes personal attention and close mentoring.

Contacts

John F. Thomas, manager of university communications
University Relations
479-871-7620, jfthomas@uark.edu

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