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COVID questions: Is vaccine approved? What to expect afterward?

February 11, 2021

With thousands of Wisconsinites vaccinated and many thousands to come in the latest group recently announced for vaccination, there are five things people should know once vaccinated.

Meet the people who make Safer Badgers work, part 3

February 10, 2021

Meet Ryan, a front desk supervisor, and Lance, a Badger Wellness Ambassador. They're two of the many people who make Safer Badgers work.

COVID questions: Can I get two different types of vaccines?

February 4, 2021

Why aren't those who've recovered from COVID-19 last in line for the vaccine? If I get one type of vaccine can I get another type later? Where do we stand on vaccines?

UW-Madison COVID-19 stories and experts: Thursday Mourning, spread data, new vaccines

February 3, 2021

UW–Madison experts are available to discuss current topics surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, ranging from the future of travel to vaccine fears to remembering those who died.

Meet the people who make Safer Badgers work, part 2

February 3, 2021

It’s a big job to help keep campus safe through the pandemic. As part of UW–Madison’s Safer Badgers effort, people are needed to answer questions over phone and email, staff the testing sites, support the app, manage building access and more.

Second round of emergency COVID-19 financial aid coming for students

February 1, 2021

UW-Madison’s share of the new federal emergency student support is $9.9 million. This funding will be used to continue to address the additional financial burden many students and families are facing.

UW–Madison watching for new variants of virus that causes COVID-19

January 29, 2021

UW–Madison is working closely with public health agencies to prepare for the arrival of the variants, and the university has close ties to laboratories conducting surveillance and genomic sequencing for these virus types.

Meet the people who make Safer Badgers work

January 29, 2021

As part of UW–Madison's Safer Badgers effort, people are needed to answer questions over phone and email, staff the testing sites, support the app, manage building access and more.

Badger Talks video: The future of travel

January 28, 2021

The start of mass vaccination for COVID-19 has raised the exciting prospect of being able to travel again in the near future. In this Badger Talks video, Laura Albert, professor of industrial and systems engineering, talks about what we can expect as we return.

Building access limits to take effect Feb. 8; updates on testing

January 27, 2021

Each week, we’re updating the campus community on expanded COVID-19 testing requirements. With the start of instruction this week, these measures are now fully underway.

Next group of vaccine eligibility begins March 1

January 26, 2021

UW–Madison will identify and notify faculty and staff who have direct contact with students of their eligibility and provide next steps for vaccination as this information becomes available.

Latest developments in testing, access are topics of Thursday forum

January 26, 2021

An online information session is set for 5 p.m. on Thursday to keep the campus community up to date with the latest on spring COVID-19 testing requirements and the Safer Badgers app.

Video: Pool your drool

January 22, 2021

Try these tips in order to have a successful saliva sample as new COVID-19 testing requirements are implemented for the spring semester.

The COVID-19 saliva test, step by step

January 22, 2021

The COVID-19 testing on each of the UW–Madison campus test sites is the same: Sign in with your Safer Badgers app, get the testing kit, submit the saliva sample, and turn it in.

UW-Madison to begin vaccinating members of campus community aged 65 and older

January 22, 2021

University Health Services has sent notices to about 1,800 members of the campus community from this group to invite them to make appointments to be vaccinated.

Answers to this week’s top Safer Badgers/COVID-19 questions (week 2)

January 21, 2021

Here are some of the top questions (and answers) from the Frequently Asked Questions we have compiled about Safer Badgers and spring COVID-19 requirements.

COVID questions: vaccination distribution, development

January 21, 2021

COVID questions: Who should get the vaccine first? How was the vaccine developed?

Student’s resilience through 2020 is inspiring

January 20, 2021

It was a tough year for all of us. But senior Shehrose Charania carries positivity with her even during difficult times. She’s been able to thrive at UW–Madison despite her family being hit hard by the pandemic.

How to use the Safer Badgers app

January 20, 2021

Here's how to get started with the Safer Badgers app — the official COVID-19 app for the University of Wisconsin–Madison. The app provides resources to support health and safety on campus and in the community.