What is the process if a student in the residence halls tests positive?

  • Spaces will be set aside for isolation of residents if a student tests positive for COVID-19 or has come in close contact with someone who has tested positive.
    • During isolation, students must stay in their relocated room for 14 days.
    • Students may be encouraged to return home for the isolation period if they are able to do so safely.
  • Students will be required to contact University Health Services if they test positive. UW–Madison will employ contact tracers trained in conjunction with Public Health Madison & Dane County to help identify those who may have come into contact with anyone testing positive on the UW–Madison campus.
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