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Chancellor Statement on Coronavirus

March 13, 2020

Currently there is a firehose of news coming through relating to the COVID-19 issues in the area. In an attempt to keep people informed there will be a daily article that will be updated throughout the day. In a lot of cases it will just provide links to other sources of information. This is a very fast-changing story and will undoubtedly continue to change quickly. Many events in the area are being canceled.

Gov. Evers Declares Public Health Emergency

Gov. Evers
March 12, 2020

Governor Evers has declared a public health emergency in Wisconsin. This declaration will free up state funds for slowing the spread of the novel coronavirus.  Evers signed an executive order making the Department of Health Services the official agency to manage the ongoing crisis. The declaration also makes it possible to activate the National Guard, and charges DATCP with enforcing laws against price gouging. 

Updates - UW Campuses Quickly Moving to On-Line Instruction due to COVID-19

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March 12, 2020

Update - on March 12 UW-Oshkosh announced on March 16 and that  classes would resume after spring break on March 30 via alternat means.

Fearing coronavirus, UW-Milwaukee moving classes online for rest of semester

March 10, 2020

BY PETER CAMERON

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is moving the majority of its classes online after an employee who may have come into contact with the coronavirus became ill, the chancellor announced in an email Tuesday sent at about 5 p.m.

Osceola Schools Closed Due to COVID-19 Concerns

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March 9, 2020

March 10 due to a concern with COVID-19. The school had a public event that was attended by someone diagnosed with the virus.

Jeff Smith - Logic behind Healthcare

Senator Jeff Smith
March 9, 2020

We’ve been hearing a lot in the news lately about our health. Just last week, I found myself in many conversations with healthcare professionals talking about ways to improve the health of our community – and no, I’m not only talking about keeping our communities safe by preventing the spread of coronavirus.  

 

COVID-19 preparation in the UW Hospitals and Clinics

March 9, 2020

This video is from this week's Here and Now with Frederica Freyberg.

COVID-19 Information Updates from the CDC

March 8, 2020

This information will automatically update daily.

Coronavirus Update from the Dunn County Health Department

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March 6, 2020

The Dunn County Health Department would like to remind you that currently there are no reported cases of COVID-19 in Dunn County, and only one case in the entire state.

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