UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Isolation Meal Box

Not feeling well?  Have influenza like symptoms? Complete our Isolation Meal Request Form and we will have your meals brought to you!

The Isolation Meal Box is available during the Fall and Spring semesters only.

Isolation Meal Boxes are available to on-campus students enrolled in a meal plan. An Isolation Meal Box is a box of food and beverage items intended to provide the equivalent of three meals of food and beverage to an individual with flu-like symptoms. For each Isolation Meal Box Request Form submitted, Dining Services will provide one delivery per person, per day.  Three meals will be deducted from your meal plan; one for breakfast, one for lunch and one for dinner.  On the weekends, two meals will be deducted; one for brunch and one for dinner. 

Delivery

Daytime Delivery -
Requests submitted during the day Monday-Friday before 3:00pm will be delivered  by UC staff. Order will include enough food for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Evening Delivery-
Requests submitted Monday-Friday between 3:00-6:00pm, will be delivered by your residence hall staff during Riverside Commons hours of operation. If the request is received after 6:00pm, delivery will be made the following morning.  Order will include enough food for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Weekend or Holiday Delivery-
Requests submitted on weekends or holidays will be delivered by your residence hall staff during Riverside Commons hours of operation. If the request is received after 6:00pm, delivery will be made the following morning.  Order will include enough food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. 

Box Contents

Each box comes with napkins, silverware, 2 paper hot drink cups, 2 8-ounce disposable bowls, and packets of sugar.

  • Stage 1- Liquids
    • 2 Chicken Noodle Soup Microwavable Bowls
    • 2 Packages Saltine Crackers
    • 2 Hot Tea Bags
    • 1 Fruit or Applesauce Cup
    • 1 Bottle Sprite
    • 2 Apple Juices
    • 1 Half Liter Bottle Water
    • 2 Gelatin Cups
  • Stage 2- Liquids & Solids
    • 1 Chicken Noodle Soup Microwavable Bowl 
    • Packages Saltine Crackers 
    • 1 Package Instant Oatmeal
    • 2 Hard Boiled Eggs 
    • 1 Banana
    • 1 Yoplait Yogurt
    • 1 Cup Rice 
    • 1 Slice Texas Toast 
    • 4 Packages Peanut Butter 
    • 1 Turkey Sandwich with Cheese on Wheat Bread 
    • Condiments - 1 Mayonnaise, 1 Miracle Whip 
    • 2 Hot Tea Bags
    • 1 Pudding or Gelatin Cup 
    • 2 Apple Juices 
    • 2 Half Liter Bottles Water

Notification and Delivery Procedure

UWRF resident students who suspect they may have the flu are asked to follow Residence Life Guidelines pertaining to influenza-like symptoms.

Those who are sick are asked not to risk infecting others. Please self isolate and remain so until you have been symptom free (without fever–reducing meds) for a minimum of 24 hours. Order an Isolation Meal Box to be delivered so that you receive food and liquids to insure your recovery.

  • Please complete the Isolation Meal Box Request Form above. Should you not have email access please call Sodexo at (715)425-3274 and they will complete the online request for you.
  • Isolation Meals consist of a pre-determined menu based upon a recommended diet of clear liquids and foods best tolerated for those with flu-like symptoms. The student requesting the Isolation Meal will self select from two menu options: Stage One – for most severe symptoms or Stage Two – when symptoms begin to subside. All menu items are shelf stable and easily stored and prepared in individual rooms with refrigerator and microwave.
  • There is only one Isolation Meal Box delivery per person per day. Each box includes food and beverages for 3 meals.
  • Isolation Meals ordered Monday-Friday before 3:00pm will be delivered by UC staff.
  • Isolation Meals ordered Monday-Friday between 3:00-6:00pm, on weekends or holidays will be delivered by your residence hall staff.  Hall staff will be contacted during Riverside Commons hours of operation for pickup and delivery.
  • Please note: If the request is received after 6:00pm, delivery will be made the following morning.  After 9:00am on weekdays or 10:30am on weekends.
  • Our goal is to deliver the Isolation Meal within 1 1/2 hour of your request.
  • Isolation Meals will be delivered to your residence hall and room.
  • By completing the Isolation Meal Box Request Form you are authorizing Dining Services to deduct three meal plan meals, breakfast, lunch and dinner, from your plan.  Weekends, two meals will be deducted, brunch and dinner, from your plan.
  • A new Isolation Meal Request Box Form must be completed for each day an Isolation Meal Box is being requested.