Media report on vaccine planning task force, UMS plans to welcome students back with increased testing in January

News Center Maine and reported on the University of Maine System plans to increase testing for COVID-19 and to encourage students to return to all campuses in January. Also reported was the membership and charge of the recently announced UMS Vaccine Planning and Partnership Task Force. UMaine President Joan Ferrini-Mundy leads the task force, which is expected to report to the Board of Trustees on Jan. 25. WABI (Channel 5), WGME (Channel 13 in Portland) and WAGM (Channel 8 in Presque Isle) also reported on the planned return of students in January.