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UW Oshkosh to open new COVID testing site

UW Oshkosh to open new COVID testing site
November 4, 2020

UW Oshkosh will be opening a new COVID-19 testing center at Culver Family Welcome Center Nov. 9 with new Abbott BinaxNOW rapid antigen tests that provide results in 15 minutes to help combat the surge...

Fox Valley hospitals nearing capacity, as COVID continues to surge in Oshkosh

Courtesy of an Ascension press release -- Area hospitals are nearing capacity amid a spike in COVID-19 hospitalizations.
October 9, 2020

In a video that has now gone viral, Mark Schultz, co-owner of Oblio’s Lounge in Oshkosh, lays in a hospital bed with oxygen tubes up his nose. As Schultz describes his battle against COVID-19...

COVID spread is ‘significant, uncontrolled’ in Winnebago County

UWO Flickr — Students wearing masks to and from classes is now a common sight on the UW Oshkosh campus.
Chancellor: Students need to 'think critically' about decisions they make this weekend
September 18, 2020

UW Oshkosh reached a 24% student positivity rate as Winnebago County reached a record number of 149 positive cases on Thursday in what the Winnebago County Health Department is calling a “significant...

UW Oshkosh among schools that received bomb threats Thursday

UW Oshkosh among schools that received bomb threats Thursday
August 21, 2020

UW Oshkosh appears to be one of a number of universities across the country targeted late Thursday by bomb threats, according to a university press release. Officials say the UWO Police Department dispatch...

UW Oshkosh outlines plan for reopening campus this fall

UW Oshkosh Flickr — Students moved out of their residence halls on March 23 after the campus was closed due to the coronavirus. Any remaining students from dorms are now housed in Gruenhagen Hall.
June 11, 2020

UW Oshkosh released the Titans Return for Fall 2020 plan on Thursday, outlining health and safety measures the university will take to reduce the spread of COVID-19 when it reopens its three campuses in...

Winnebago County, other municipalities rescind Safer at Home order

Source: Wikipedia
May 15, 2020

Effective immediately, the Winnebago County Health Department is rescinding its Safer at Home order that was put into place on May 14. The decision to rescind the order was based on legal counsel, a press...

Winnebago County issues immediate countywide Safer at Home

Source: Wikipedia
May 14, 2020

The Winnebago County Health Department issued a countywide Safer at Home order today. The move comes one day after the Wisconsin Supreme Court voted to invalidate the statewide Safer at Home order issued...

Wisconsin Supreme Court overrules Safer at Home

Chief Justice Patience Roggensack was one of four to rule that the Evers' administration overreached its authority when Department of Health Services Secretary Andrea Palm extended the Safer at Home  ruling to run until May 26.
May 13, 2020

The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled 4-3 today that Gov. Tony Evers' administration overreached its authority when Department of Health Services Secretary Andrea Palm extended the Safer at Home to run until...

Evers expands operations for nonessential businesses, Oshkosh charges first business for violating Safer at Home

Wikimedia — The Oshkosh Public Library launched contactless curbside pickup on April 24.
April 27, 2020

On Monday, Gov. Tony Evers issued an executive order to expand operations for nonessential businesses, which takes effect at 8 a.m. Wednesday. The order allows nonessential businesses to offer curbside...

UW Oshkosh announces 15% salary cut for some administrators, 180 to be placed on continuous furlough

UW Oshkosh announces 15% salary cut for some administrators, 180 to be placed on continuous furlough
April 24, 2020

Today, UW Oshkosh Chancellor Andrew Leavitt announced the university is taking new steps to balance its budget, which include a 15% salary reduction for himself and vice chancellors. In a campus-wide...

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