DePaul University Newsline > Sections > Campus and Community > University reminder on mask-wearing
By DePaul Community Health Team /
February 14, 2022 /
Posted in: CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY /
As COVID-19 positivity rates around the nation continue to decline and parts of the country begin to roll back mitigation strategies, the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Chicago Department of Public Health acknowledge mask-wearing continues to be an important strategy to prevent transmission of the virus.
DePaul will continue to monitor the situation. As the situation evolves, we will make adjustments. Regularly check DePaul's COVID-19 Updates and Guidance website for the university's latest on-campus safety guidelines.
In the meantime, please keep in mind cloth masks alone no longer meet the university's mask requirement. DePaul continues to highly recommend using one of the following while indoors on-campus:
Get the most out of your mask
According to the City of Chicago, while surgical and KN95 masks are intended for single use, when used with other mitigation measures, they can be reused. To get the most of our your KN95 mask:
On-campus mask locations
Everyone is expected to have their own mask while on campus, however KN95 masks are available at a limited number of first-floor desk areas near building entrances.
Lincoln Park campus:
Take Care, DePaul.