Category COVID-19 campus response
As the academic year draws to a close, here are a few reminders to help you stay safe this summer.
University Health Services is now able to offer vaccines to anyone who lives, works or studies in Wisconsin, including friends and family of UW–Madison students and employees. Drop-in vaccination is available although appointments are encouraged.
The following message was sent from Associate Vice Chancellor and Executive Director of University Health Services to employees without a campus testing exemption through Safer…
While much instruction has gone virtual, some classes with under 50 students continued in person, including many labs requiring hands-on learning. Take a look.
The survey asks questions about onsite work, experiences with remote work, and how the university can best support the many employees transitioning back to campus.
With summer just around the corner, and planning for our return to campus for the fall underway, some activities on campus will change after the end of spring semester. These modifications are informed by increasing vaccination rates, combined with more opportunities to be outside due to better weather.
The following message was shared to campus leadership on Monday, April 19. As we head into the final weeks of the 2021 spring semester, we…
The following message was sent from Chancellor Blank to all employees on April 16. Read this message in: Español Hmoob བོད་སྐད Tibetan…
Campus and the broader community continue make great progress on vaccination. Knowing what percentage of our community is vaccinated helps university leaders make decisions about campus operations. Many employees and students are being vaccinated off campus – if you’re one of them, let UHS know you’ve been vaccinated!
As we enter the final weeks of the semester, we can celebrate important signs of progress in the fight against COVID-19. Until more of our campus community has been fully vaccinated, it’s important for everyone – including those who are fully vaccinated – to continue taking precautions, such as wearing face coverings and practicing physical distancing.
The weekly campus COVID-19 update provides important information to employees and students.
If I need someone to watch my pet for a week, what is the safest option? And, is it true the virus can only live for 10 minutes on a fully vaccinated person? UW–Madison experts have the answers.
WSLH coordinates the Wisconsin Clinical Lab Network, with more than 130 hospital and clinical labs across the state, and was able to quickly pull together collaborations to increase COVID-19 testing capacity.
The site was highlighted by Voice of America’s Tibetan news as an example of how linguistic diversity and inclusion are recognized and honored by the university.
University Health Services is now offering COVID-19 vaccine appointments to all employees at UW–Madison. This includes in-person and remote employees and student employees.
"Being able to contribute to warding off this disease is so empowering and rewarding, and it just makes me feel like all this suffering all of us have been experiencing is moving toward a resolution," said nursing student Kayla Van Boxtel.
This message was sent to all employees on March 26, 2021 from Provost Karl Scholz and Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration Laurent Heller. Read…
The lab has performed nearly 200,000 COVID-19 tests on the UW–Madison campus while also playing a key role handling a COVID-19 outbreak among Wisconsin’s mink industry.
UW–Madison encourages all eligible employees and students interested in COVID-19 vaccination to seek appointments both on and off campus. This FAQ will guide you through the process.