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Latest Updates

[May 5] Campus testing center, vaccine clinic to close May 13: Purdue announced Thursday (May 5) that it will close its West Lafayette COVID-19 testing center and vaccine clinic, located in the Córdova Recreational Sports Center (Co-Rec), as of 4 p.m. May 13. Testing for employees and students who are symptomatic or need a test for university-related travel purposes will be available through the Center for Healthy Living and Purdue Student Health Center, respectively.

[April 25] With spring semester winding down, persistence, perseverance required for our campus community to finish strong: As some parts of the country experience a significant uptick in COVID-19 cases, Protect Purdue officials are encouraging students, faculty and staff to remain vigilant with final exams around the corner and commencement ceremonies just a few weeks away.

[April 21] Participants sought for study of similarities between immune response to COVID-19, current vaccines: Purdue University students, faculty and staff are invited to participate in a clinical study offered by the Protect Purdue Health Center (PPHC) and Biodesix to help identify similarities in immune responses to SARS-CoV-2 and current COVID-19 immunizations.

[April 6] Second booster available for those 50+, immunocompromised individuals age 12+ at campus vaccine clinic: Following updated guidance and approval by the FDA, individuals age 50 and older and individuals age 12 and older who are immunocompromised may now receive a second booster dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine. 


All information and guidance applies to Purdue West Lafayette employees unless otherwise noted (incl. Extension and Polytechnic Statewide). Additional guidance for Purdue Northwest can be found here. Additional guidance for Purdue Fort Wayne can be found here.