Here and Now

Margaret Fosmoe ’85 | July 29, 2020

Daily temperature checks, mandatory face masks, grab-and-go dining hall meals eaten in tents on the quad, a maximum of two people on elevators, a limited crowd at football games, no in-person arts events or public lectures, and a prohibition on receptions and tailgaters.

Notre Dame is set to resume in-person classes August 10, but it will be a much different campus environment because of the continuing coronavirus pandemic.

And it will require careful attention, cooperation and teamwork by students and employees to help the plan succeed.

Thousands of signs have been placed in buildings across campus, reminding those who step inside of safe practices in the age of COVID-19, the messages organized around the word HERE, the name of the campaign promoting procedures for a safe return. “HERE we wear a mask.” “HERE we sanitize our hands.” “HERE we take the stairs when possible.” “HERE we practice physical distancing,” accompanied by an image of Touchdown Jesus demonstrating six feet of separation. A COVID-19 testing tent has been set up next to the Lou Holtz Gate at Notre Dame Stadium.

Read more here.

 by Daily Domer Staff

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