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Wisconsin leading in immunization race

Wisconsin leading in immunization race

Sophia Voight, Assistant News Editor April 7, 2021

Once ranked one of the biggest COVID-19 case surge sites in the nation, Wisconsin is now among the leading states in the immunization race. Wisconsin ranks second in the nation, only behind New Hampshire,...

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,...

Graphic by Amanda Hollander

Young adults critical to vaccine efficacy

Sophia Voight, Assistant News Editor March 31, 2021

As COVID-19 vaccination eligibility increases across the state, health officials emphasize the importance of vaccinations among young adults and continued compliance to safety measures to make the return...

DHS confirms third variant strain of COVID-19 virus in state

March 26, 2021

On March 25, 2021, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) and laboratory partners confirmed a third variant strain of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in Wisconsin. This variant...

COVID-19 testing, vaccination updates

March 19, 2021

Surveillance COVID-19 testing will continue on the UW Oshkosh campuses, but students, faculty and staff who have been vaccinated and are not sick or experiencing COVID-19 symptoms will be granted exemptions...

City approves mask mandate if state mandate is overturned

City approves mask mandate if state mandate is overturned

Sophia Voight, Assistant News Editor March 10, 2021

The Oshkosh Common Council passed a city-wide mask order Tuesday that would require residents to continue wearing masks indoors if the state mask order is overturned. “This is just a safety net if...

Graphic by Sophia Voight
On March 12, 2020 UWO suspended all in person classes and sent students home as cases of COVID-19 rose in Wisconsin.

One year later: How UWO responded to COVID-19

Sophia Voight March 10, 2021

In March 2020, the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic. This is the month that many people in Wisconsin became aware of the coronavirus and started adapting their...

Another strain of SARS-CoV-2 found in Wisconsin

March 5, 2021

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services and laboratory partners identified a second variant strain of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in Wisconsin on March 4. This variant strain...

Department of Health Services launches COVID-19 vaccine provider map

Department of Health Services launches COVID-19 vaccine provider map

February 26, 2021

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) released a new resource aimed at helping people connect with vaccine providers. The Wisconsin COVID-19 vaccine provider map is designed to improve transparency...

500,000 deaths: Quantifying the tragedy

Owen Peterson, Opinion Editor February 24, 2021

This week, the United States COVID-19-related death toll surpassed 500,000. This tragic milestone comes just over a year since the first case in the U.S. was reported. Considering that it was only a month...

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