Risk Management and Emergency Preparedness

COVID-19/Coronavirus Information

Updated October 13, 2020 8:04am - Office of Risk Management & Emergency Preparedness

Western Illinois University is continuing to closely monitor the Coronavirus. The University’s Pandemic Preparedness and Response Committee is following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), and national, regional, and local medical providers.

Individuals with questions, comments, or constructive feedback can email covid-19@wiu.edu. In addition, a comments/concerns form has been established for easy submission.

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Recent Messages

October 20, 2020

WIU: COVID-19 Updates {Updated 10/20/20}

With five weeks left in the Fall 2020 on-campus academic experience at Western Illinois University, the COVID-19 team and the Office of Risk Management are revising protocols and procedures to ensure the safety of the University community as cases are on the rise in WIU's service region. Classes will move to a remote-only format following the Thanksgiving holiday (Nov. 30-Dec. 18). Read more.

October 16, 2020

WIU: IDPH COVID-19 Mobile Testing Site

The Illinois Department of Public Health, in conjunction with the McDonough County Health Department, will host a free drive-thru COVID-19 test site on the Western Illinois University-Macomb campus from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, Oct. 19-20 in the Tanner Circle, in the far east section of Q-Lot. Read more.

October 15, 2020

Caring for Yourself & Caring for Others

Although we are six feet apart, we need to continue to connect with each other, check in, and empower each other to press on. When we share our experiences and our feelings with others we give them the opportunity to listen and provide support. Read more.

October 5, 2020

Free Flu Shot Clinics Scheduled for WIU-Macomb Students

Western Illinois University's Beu Health Center will offer seasonal flu shot clinics for Western students in October. Read more.


For all WIU-related news, including pandemic-related releases and updates, visit wiu.edu/news/archive.php.

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