UW Health’s healthcare heroes have stepped up
Their roles range from administering tests to caring for patients to ramping up telehealth, and they've worked long hours to help all of us through this difficult time.
Badger Talks: Disparities in COVID vaccination
“I think the disparities in vaccination are a reflection of the underlying disparities that drive Covid-related mobidity and mortality in the first place."
Employee update: Outdoor safety, events, vaccine and more
Effective March 8, campus events may be held for up to 50 people indoors and up to 150 people outdoors. Facial coverings and maintaining physical distancing are required.
Changes to campus events policy
Effective March 8, the new campus events policy will allow up to 50 people to gather indoors and up to 150 people outdoors.
Meet the people who make Safer Badgers work, part four
Kacee, Josh, Jenna and Jen are among the many people who help keep campus safe during the pandemic.
Badger Talks video: The right type of mask
In this Badger Talks interview, mechanical engineering professor Scott Sanders talks through some of the mask-fitting guidance.
What the detection of B.1.1.7 in Dane County means for campus
On Thursday, February 18, Public Health Madison and Dane County announced that a case of COVID-19 caused by a variant of the virus called…
COVID-19 Response: Testing and vaccination updates for employees
This weekly update on campus COVID-19 testing and Safer Badgers covers testing updates, vaccine updates and how to get help
Here’s what you should know about COVID-19 vaccination at UW–Madison
Since Jan. 5, when University Health Services began providing COVID-19 vaccines to members of the UW–Madison community, more than 7,000 shots have been given to eligible employees and students.
COVID questions: Is vaccine approved? What to expect afterward?
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
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.