UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
Yes. UWRF will be introducing mandatory testing, in line with UW System Policy. Testing will be once per week for students living on campus, while those living off campus but coming to campus on a regular basis will need to be tested once every two weeks.
Yes. UWRF employees working on campus will also be required to be tested every two weeks, in line with UW System Policy.
Submit an exception request using the portal and provide documented proof of either having tested negative or positive. To find the exception request form, log into the COVID-19 portal, click on the Test Obligations button. Under the Current Obligations section, you will find a button labeled Request an Exception. Select the appropriate reason. Once you provide us with the details and save your request, you will be prompted to upload supporting documentation, such as a previous test result. You can also download our visual direction guide here.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) launched its WI Exposure Notification application last week in an effort to help stop the spread of the virus within the state. The app utilizes Bluetooth Low Energy Technology to help identify potential exposure. To learn more specifics about how the app works, visit the DHS website at https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/notification.htm
UWRF is not requiring our students, faculty, and staff to download the application. We are providing you with this information as part of our commitment to creating and maintaining a community of care.
Yes. UWRF opened the testing site on November 10 and it will remain open through January 22. Since November, more than 8,500 employees and community members took advantage of the rapid-results screening and testing program. Those interested in receiving a COVID-19 test must pre-register here.
UW-River Falls will wrap-up its free COVID-19 testing site on January 22.