As the spring semester approaches, an update for students on our COVID-19 guidelines for returning to campus. Throughout the pandemic, Badgers have shown strong commitment to protecting their own health and the health of friends, family, instructors and the broader community by taking steps that are proven to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and prevent serious illness.
Devlin Cole of the UW School of Medicine and Public Health says, "Wear a mask, get vaccinated and boosted … you can still go out and do the things you want to do, but it’s going to take a bit more planning."
Due to the highly infectious omicron variant, an unprecedented number of new cases are being confirmed every day in Dane County right now. PHMDC shares some guidance for what to do if you test positive.
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New guidance calls for those who test positive for COVID-19 to isolate at home for at least 5 days and wear a mask when around others for an additional 5 days.
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PARCI provides support through the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation for research projects that had to spend down grants during the pandemic even though the research activities themselves were stalled.
Can we expect new variants to continue to emerge? Ajay Sethi discusses this in the latest Badger Talks and offers guidance for what we should do about it.
Chen, whose work spans public health, the pharmaceutical industry, hospitals and regulators, has spent much of the last 20 months covering the coronavirus pandemic for the investigative journalism newsroom ProPublica.
When COVID-19 hit, Sethi's expertise made him a frequent source for national and local news media. At the same time, he was continuing to teach his unexpectedly timely course "Conspiracies in Public Health."
Research activities delayed or negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic are eligible to apply for the Pandemic-Affected Research Continuation Initiative.
When the COVID-19 pandemic threw the world into turmoil in the spring of 2020, the experts at the Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene instead got to work.
As of Sept. 1, 88 percent of students are fully vaccinated and 91 percent of students have received at least one dose. In addition, 92 percent of employees are fully vaccinated.
“Although we didn’t see a difference in people’s ideas or behavioral intentions based on their awareness of the chart," says researcher Nan Li, "the message is still beneficial."