University of Washington COVID-19 case and vaccination tracking dashboard (text only)

COVID-19 case counts are based on cases reported to the UW Environmental Health & Safety Department (EH&S), including results from the Husky Coronavirus Testing program, and are updated every weekday. The information below reflects cases reported to EH&S and does not include all cases of COVID-19 among UW community members. The case count excludes UW Medicine medical facility employees and persons not affiliated with the UW.

COVID-19 vaccination information is based on information collected and reported by UW Human Resources and the Hall Health student health center. The vaccination case count excludes UW Medicine medical facility employees and persons not affiliated with the UW.

View a Tableau version of the dashboard.

Important dates - Expand to read about surges or dips in case counts with known explanations.

Greek community cases, spring quarter 2021: Between March 29, 2021 and June 11, 2021, 89 UW students who had in-person contact within the Greek community tested positive for COVID-19. The cases involved 25 of the 43 Panhellenic and Interfraternity Council chapters (15 sororities and 10 fraternities)

Greek community cases, winter quarter 2021: Between January 4 and March 29, 2021, 119 UW students who had in-person contact within the Greek community tested positive for COVID-19. The cases involved 26 of the 45 Panhellenic and Interfraternity Council chapters (14 sororities and 12 fraternities).

Greek community cases, autumn quarter 2020: Between September 10, 2020 and January 3, 2021, 402 UW students tested positive during the fall quarter outbreak. The cases involved 28 of the 45 Panhellenic and Interfraternity Council chapters (16 sororities and 12 fraternities).

September 24, 2020: Start of the Husky Coronavirus Testing program

September 22-25, 2020: Residence hall move-in COVID-19 testing

September 8-17, 2020: Fraternity and Sorority COVID-19 testing

Greek community cases, summer quarter 2020: Between June and September, 2020, at least 154 UW students tested positive for COVID-19 in the summer quarter outbreak.

February 27, 2020: University reports first case of COVID-19.

This dashboard was launched Sept. 23, 2020. Daily case reports from the previous testing results page have been archived.

Using the dashboard

Case tracking data is uploaded to the dashboard one time each day, Monday through Friday. Users can filter the results by selecting a campus location or affiliation. Vaccination data is uploaded to the dashboard one time per week, on Mondays. The date the data was last updated is indicated in the top right corner of the dashboard.

The Cumulative Positive Cases table reflects all positive cases among UW community members reported to the University.

Surges or dips in case counts with known explanations are noted in the “Important dates” section.

Definitions

  • Affiliation – Primary role or relationship with the University (e.g., staff, faculty and academic personnel, student)
  • Campus – Primary campus where work or study is conducted, or main location of department (for those working or studying at an off-site location)
  • Faculty – Includes all faculty, academic personnel and visiting scholars
  • Staff – Includes classified non-union staff, contract classified staff and professional staff
  • Students – Includes part-time and full-time undergraduate and graduate students, and students employed by the University

Testing and reporting 

COVID-19 testing is available for all UW community members who are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 and/or had close contact with a COVID-19 positive individual. Read the FAQ “I want to get tested for COVID-19. Where can I go?” for more information about COVID-19 testing options.

UW community members who are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19, should get tested and stay home until you receive your test result.

If you have confirmed or suspected COVID-19, immediately notify the COVID-19 Response and Prevention Team in the UW Environmental Health & Safety Department at covidehc@uw.edu or 206.616.3344. UW medical center personnel should contact their respective employee health services. Read the FAQ “What do I do if I feel sick?” for more information.

View the COVID-19 Public Health Requirements and Guidance flowchart for information on testing, reporting, and isolation and quarantine.

University response to positive cases

The COVID-19 Response and Prevention Team follows up with UW community members who have COVID-19 and their close contacts, and takes action to prevention further transmission.

Find out more about the University’s response to a positive case of COVID-19, including case follow-up, contact tracing, notifications and privacy.

Stop the spread

The University of Washington is committed to maintaining a healthy and safe environment for study, work and research.

Getting vaccinated, wearing a face covering, staying home when sick and other precautions are vital to prevent transmission of the virus that causes COVID-19 illness.

Other pages on uw.edu/coronavirus detail the measures the University is taking to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Additional information sources

Please visit these webpages for local, state, and national COVID-19 case information: