Essential news for the UCSF community

Kids are typically germ spreaders,
but things look different for COVID-19.

UCSF has signed a formal agreement with local labor for the construction of a new hospital. 

Researchers identified the neurons most vulnerable to toxic tangles.

I hadnt really laughed at anything for maybe five years, but I suddenly felt a genuine sense of glee and happiness, said the patient.

Once UCSF received its first shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 16, it was all hands on deck. Even Chancellor Hawgood volunteered as a dose runner at the Parnassus Heights vaccine clinic. UCSF expects to administer about 1,600 doses per day and has already begun administering second doses to frontline employees. See the Instagram post or volunteer.
Community Petition for UCSF Parnassus: The UC Regents will vote this week on the plans for UCSF Parnassus Heights, which would modernize the campus, build a new hospital, invest in new housing and improve transit access. Show your support by adding your name to a petition created by local advocacy groups. Sign the petition »

2021 Founders Day Chancellor Awards: Through Feb. 17, the Chancellor’s Office will accept nominations for two distinguished awards for UCSF staff. Learn more about the Award for Exceptional University Management and Award for Exceptional University Service at the Office of the Chancellors website.

Volunteer to Help with Vaccine Distribution: You can help ensure that our community gets vaccinated by volunteering to check patients in, be a monitor, or be a runner. To volunteer, sign into this page using MyAccess, click Search Opportunities, and then search for vaccination

Increased Shuttle Service Starts Jan. 25: There will be more frequent shuttles during midday and expanded service hours on many routes. View new shuttle schedules »

UCSF Child Care Referral Service: The Child Care Referral Service, a component of Family Services, is a resource to help UCSF parents find licensed care. Learn more about how they can help » 

Important Tax Information: UCSF employees will receive two W-2 forms and two 1095-C forms for the 2020 tax year, due to the transition to UC Path. Learn more » 
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