Bison S.A.F.E.: The University's Pandemic Response

Bison S.A.F.E. means:  

Support 

Advocate 

Facilitate 

Educate 

Howard University’s pandemic response is built with the goals of Bison S.A.F.E. at heart: Supporting our community; Advocating for high-risk populations; Facilitating ethical, culturally sensitive, and inclusive research; and Educating the public on best practices for safety. 

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements and Verification

Please visit the COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements and Verification page for information regarding vaccination requirements, answers to frequently asked questions regarding vaccination, and instructions for faculty and staff to verify vaccination.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements and Verification Page

Get the Bison Safe App

An iPhone with the Bison Safe app onscreen.

As part of Howard University’s efforts to improve its emergency preparedness and response capabilities, the campus has transitioned to a new alert system called Bison Safe, which is designed to enhance the University’s ability to communicate with the community in the event of an emergency.

 

Download the Bison Safe App

Campus Protocol

Read the Protocol

University COVID-19 Testing Dashboard

Data Dashboard

There have been significant developments in the ongoing spread of COVID-19:  

The World Health Organization has declared the COVID-19 outbreak a global pandemic. As of August 3, 2021, there were 198,778,175 reported cases worldwide, and as of August 2, 2021, there were 35,171,679 reported cases in the United States.  

COVID-19 Data Tracker

The Federal Government has issued guidance discouraging any travel of U.S. citizens abroad. For more information on country by country updates, and the worldwide status, visit the link below.

Travel Advisories

A return-to-work plan for faculty and staff has been released.

 

Read the Full Plan

Get Tested for COVID-19

How to Get Tested

Testing and COVID-19 Facts

There have been no documented cases of COVID-19 transmission from student to faculty at Howard University.

There have been no documented cases of COVID-19 transmission on campus from faculty to students at Howard University.

There have been no documented cases of COVID-19 transmission from building or environmental sources.

These data are similar to those provided by other institutions in the region.

Coronavirus News Updates