UW System to lead massive surge testing effort for COVID-19 in Wisconsin
MILWAUKEE - University of Wisconsin (UW) System campuses, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), will serve as “surge testing” sites for a new rapid-results COVID-19 test available to members of the community.
Where do I go to get tested?
Milwaukee students: The UWM Student Union Ballroom, with confirmatory PCR tests done at Norris Health Center. Register for a test here. Students living in UWM residence halls must get tested every two weeks. Testing is not mandatory for students living off campus, but is highly encouraged.
Washington County students: Rapid-results testing at your campus (see below for dates and instructions) or get a take-home test by calling 262-335-5201.
Waukesha students: Rapid-results testing at your campus (see below for dates and instructions) or get a take-home test by calling 262-521-5040.
UWM employees: Rapid-results testing at your campus (see below for dates and instructions). Bi-weekly testing is required for essential employees. Testing is not required for other employees, but is highly encouraged.
Community members: Rapid-results testing at any UWM campus (see below for dates and instructions).
- UWM has three rapid-results testing sites:
- Wisconsin Room of the UWM Student Union in Milwaukee
- UWM at Waukesha Field House
- UWM at Washington County gymnasium
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Participants must register in advance at www.doineedacovid19test.com. There will be no walk-in appointments. Appointments have been spaced out to help maintain social distancing.