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Reminder: Testing, masks and booster shots
Through the rest of spring semester, UW–Madison will continue to offer free PCR testing, antigen test kits, and surgical and N95 masks to students and employees. Mandatory testing of unvaccinated individuals is paused, effective April 4.
UW Police, UHS Mental Health Services partner to help students in crisis
Through a partnership between student groups, University Health Services and the University of Wisconsin Police Department, there's a new resource responding with police to students experiencing a mental health crisis: Two trained mental health professionals.
People 12 and older can get vaccinated against COVID-19 at UW–Madison
The new authorization will enable even more people vulnerable to COVID-19 to safely build immunity to the virus that causes it.
Enthusiasm on campus as more students, employees get vaccinated against COVID-19
Nearly 10,000 students and employees have received at least one shot of either a two-dose or one-dose vaccine, both at UHS and reported off campus.
Collaborative effort will look at ways to enhance campus response to mental health crises
The primary goal is to further ensure the well-being and safety of students, de-escalate potentially high-stress situations, and promote a shared commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
University Health Services to vaccinate Phase 1a eligible individuals against COVID-19
“We know it could be many months before all of our students and employees can be vaccinated," says a UHS official, "but this is an important and hopeful first step.”
Fourteen campus sites will support COVID-19 testing in spring
The University of Wisconsin–Madison recently announced an enhanced health and safety program that will begin in January. It will include expanded on-campus COVID-19 testing…
UW–Madison finalizing plans to provide COVID-19 vaccine to eligible students and employees
University Health Services will manage the process of administering vaccines to frontline health care workers and other individuals at UW–Madison who are eligible for the initial phase of vaccination, or Phase 1a.
COVID-19: Answers from UHS to frequently asked questions
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.
Baggott named University Health Services executive director
Baggott said the UHS position is “a tremendous leadership opportunity in arguably one of the best programs in the country.”
Reesor selected as student affairs leader
“We were looking for someone with a long-term strategic vision on how we best serve students during their time on campus. Lori impressed us all with her experience and thoughtful comments, ” says Chancellor Rebecca Blank.
Exit Interview: University Health Services Director Sarah Van Orman
Van Orman departs this month to take on a new role as the associate vice provost for student affairs and chief student health officer at the University of Southern California.
Video: Exercise can relieve student stress, boost grades
Many students find that exercise — such as running or yoga — can relieve stress, and experts say it even leads to a higher GPA.