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April Lee / The Advance-Titan  Although the Supreme Court struck down a statewide mask mandate on Wednesday, masks are still required on the UWO campus, as well as in the city and Winnebago County.

Supreme Court strikes down statewide mask mandate

City, county mask mandates now in effect
Sophia Voight, Assistant News Editor April 1, 2021

By Sophia Voight The Wisconsin Supreme Court struck down Gov. Tony Evers’ statewide mask mandate on Wednesday, blocking the governor’s effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus. In a 4-3 ruling,...

County postpones mask mandate indefinitely, city to decide on similar mandate in March

Sophia Voight, Assistant News Editor February 24, 2021

The Winnebago County Board of Supervisors voted to postpone a county-wide mask mandate indefinitely on Tuesday night. Meanwhile, the Oshkosh Common Council held its first reading of  a similar city-wide...

UW Oshkosh to open new COVID testing site

UW Oshkosh to open new COVID testing site

Sophia Voight, Co-News Editor 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...

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

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

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor 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...

UWO Flickr — Students wearing masks to and from classes is now a common sight on the UW Oshkosh campus.

COVID spread is ‘significant, uncontrolled’ in Winnebago County

Chancellor: Students need to 'think critically' about decisions they make this weekend
Sophia Voight, Co-News Editor 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 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.

UW Oshkosh outlines plan for reopening campus this fall

Joseph Schulz, Managing Editor 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...

Source: Wikipedia

Winnebago County, other municipalities rescind Safer at Home order

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...

Oshkosh bars shut doors a second time

Oshkosh bars shut doors a second time

Andrew Haese, Reporter May 15, 2020

Oshkosh bars must shut their doors until May 20 after Winnebago County extended the Safer-at-Home order, one day after the Wisconsin Supreme Court invalidated the statewide emergency. Sam Munch, an...

Source: Wikipedia

Winnebago County issues immediate countywide Safer at Home

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...

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