Category Health & Wellness

Survey: Many still find it hard to stay home during pandemic, worry about mental health during isolation

March 24, 2020

Most people are motivated to physically separate themselves from others to help stop the spread of coronavirus, a UW survey shows, but obligations to work and family and mental health concerns make staying apart a challenge.

New master’s degree in health informatics meets industry need

March 24, 2020

The degree provides students with the experience and foundation they need to create innovative solutions aimed at improving current health care practices. Upon graduation, they should be prepared to make data-driven decisions in health policy, data security and clinical practice.

Taking survey can help thwart COVID-19, spread Wisconsin Idea

March 20, 2020

Based on your responses, a UW–Madison team will design a social media campaign to successfully encourage healthy behavior.

UW Health March 19 Daily Update: Caring for Cancer Patients

March 19, 2020

The University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center continues to care for cancer patients by using telehealth technology, expanding screening, and extending in-home care options to address the unique challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Six possible impacts of COVID-19 on farming

March 18, 2020

Only time will reveal the severity of the impacts on agriculture from the novel coronavirus. Here is what farmers, farming families, ag employers and ag employees need to be aware of and plan for.

UW Health March 18 daily update: Increased Capacity for Telehealth and Virtual Visits

March 18, 2020

UW Health is leveraging telehealth technology in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic while also addressing our community’s more routine medical needs and appointments.

UW Health March 17 update: Social distancing now even more important

March 17, 2020

With today’s announcement that we have community spread of the Coronavirus in the Madison area, we want to remind everyone that practicing social distancing is CRITICALLY important.

March 17 changes to campus operations from Chancellor Blank

March 17, 2020

Our campus is continuing to monitor the rapidly changing COVID-19 pandemic, including spread of the disease and public health guidelines to mitigate its effects. In light of recent announcements, we have decided to take several additional steps for the rest of the semester:

UW Health Daily Update for March 16: Social Distancing

March 16, 2020

Social distancing is a conscious effort to reduce contact between people to slow down the spread of the virus. Even if you are symptom-free and not part of an at-risk group, you still need to change your lifestyle for the time being.

Guidance to employees on telecommuting

March 13, 2020

In response to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the Office of Human Resources is preparing for multiple scenarios related to work flexibility for employees, including the possibility that many employees may need to telecommute.

UW–Madison responds to employee diagnosed with COVID-19

March 13, 2020

University officials are cooperating fully with Public Health Madison & Dane County and other public health officials regarding a university employee who works in the School of Veterinary Medicine building who was diagnosed with novel coronavirus infection (COVID-19).

UW Health’s daily COVID-19 update for March 13, 2020

March 13, 2020

UW Health’s message to the community on Friday, March 13, is around COVID-19 testing. The COVID-19 situation is constantly evolving, and these decisions are made with the best interest of patient, staff and community in mind.

Update to campus operations

March 13, 2020

As the situation surrounding the spread of COVID-19 continues to rapidly change, UW–Madison has the following updates.

COVID-19: Update to campus operations

March 11, 2020

Please read this important message from Chancellor Blank about campus operations.

COVID-19: Answers from UHS to frequently asked questions

March 9, 2020

Should I be concerned? Can I travel? What should I do to protect myself and others? University Health Services answers these and other questions. Please continue to visit this site as guidance is updated this week.

UW Health asks patients COVID-19 screening questions

March 4, 2020

Due to the increase in respiratory illness and the rise of COVID-19 (coronavirus), UW Health is following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines in screening its patients.