UW-Green Bay Counseling and Health releases statement on campus response to the coronavirus

The following memorandum was sent to the UW-Green Bay community regarding a virus outbreak in China from Amy Henniges, Counseling and Health director:

“As you may be aware, there is an outbreak of a new virus in China, called “2019nCoV” or “Wuhan Coronavirus.” The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay expresses its deepest concerns and support to the people of Wuhan.

Please be advised that no students have arrived from Wuhan, China this semester and there are no reported cases of the Coronavirus on our campuses.  CDC has provided information to all travelers from Wuhan, China with information and what steps they should take if signs/symptoms develop. In addition, we have reached out to students who may have traveled to Wuhan, China over break and provided information related to the outbreak, symptoms and protocol to follow if they become ill.

The health and safety of our students, faculty and staff is a top priority. University officials are closely and continuously monitoring this situation and are taking every measure and action that is being directed by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Brown County Public Health. 

If there is any information that would indicate an actual health emergency related to the Coronavirus, we will be sending an immediate emergency notification.

Please read the following link at the CDC for specific information:

CDC FAQ https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/2019-ncov-factsheet.pdf

If you recently traveled to Wuhan, China or have been in direct contact with someone who has, and feel sick with fever, cough, or difficulty breathing, within 14 days of travel, you should follow the CDC’s recommendations as attached:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/sick-with-2019-nCoV-fact-sheet.pdf

  • If you are a student, you may call the Counseling and Health Center during regular business hours at 920-465-2380 for assistance if needed.

Please remember that it is also currently flu and respiratory season and it is recommended that you follow CDC’s everyday precautions to prevent the spread of germs:

https://www.cdc.gov/flu/prevent/prevention.htm

Additionally, UW-Green Bay has also developed a FAQ with campus specific details that will soon be available at the Counseling and Health website.

Any questions should be directed to the Counseling and Health Center at 920-465-2380 or Brown County Public Health Department at 920-448-6400 or Wisconsin Department of Health Services at https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov

All media inquiries should be directed to the Marketing and University Communications Department at 920-465-2527. 

Further information will be updated as it becomes available.”

 

Reminder: Flu vaccine available to students, faculty and staff

The Counseling and Health Center, located in Student Services 1400, is offering the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine (quadrivalent) to all faculty, staff and students by appointment only, on the Green Bay Campus. To set up an appointment, have your campus ID number or faculty/staff ID number available and call the Counseling and Health Center at 920-465-2380. The cost is $20 for students and $25 for faculty/staff. Payment can be made with cash, check or pass points. Credit and debit cards are not accepted, but students are allowed to charge their fee to their SIS account.

Flu vaccine available to students, faculty and staff

The Counseling and Health Center, located in Student Services 1400, is offering the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine (quadrivalent) to all faculty, staff and students by appointment only, on the Green Bay Campus. To set up an appointment, have your campus ID number or faculty/staff ID number available and call the Counseling and Health Center at 920-465-2380. The cost is $20 for students and $25 for faculty/staff. Payment can be made with cash, check or pass points. Credit and debit cards are not accepted, but students are allowed to charge their fee to their SIS account.

Flu vaccine available to students, faculty and staff

The Counseling and Health Center, located in Student Services 1400, is offering the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine (quadrivalent) to all faculty, staff and students by appointment only, on the Green Bay Campus. To set up an appointment, have your campus ID number or faculty/staff ID number available and call the Counseling and Health Center at 920-465-2380. The cost is $20 for students and $25 for faculty/staff. Payment can be made with cash, check or pass points. Credit and debit cards are not accepted, but students are allowed to charge their fee to their SIS account.

Reminder: Kids in Crisis documentary is May 21, counselor Lissa Balison is on panel

The Green Bay Press-Gazette partnered with Milwaukee PBS to produce a documentary about youth mental health based on its Kids in Crisis series. The film focuses on four young Wisconsinites living with mental health issues. On May 21, 2019 from 6 to 8 p.m. the film will be screened at the Brown County Central Library, followed by a panel discussion and Q&A session. UW-Green Bay Senior Counselor Lissa Balison (MSE LPC) will serve on a panel. Admission is free, but an RSVP is appreciated. More details here. The event will be broadcast on the Press-Gazette Facebook page, as well. Register here.

Counselor Lissa Balison to be on panel for documentary, Kids in Crisis, May 21

The Green Bay Press-Gazette partnered with Milwaukee PBS to produce a documentary about youth mental health based on its Kids in Crisis series. The film focuses on four young Wisconsinites living with mental health issues. On May 21, 2019 from 6 to 8 p.m. the film will be screened at the Brown County Central Library, followed by a panel discussion and Q&A session. UW-Green Bay Senior Counselor Lissa Balison (MSE LPC) will serve on a panel. Admission is free, but an RSVP is appreciated. More details here. The event will be broadcast on the Press-Gazette Facebook page, as well.

 

Counseling and Health RFP Listening Sessions to take place on Tuesday, April 2 and Monday, April 8

Counseling and Health RFP Listening Sessions with Q & A will be taking place on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 from 11 a.m. to noon in Phoenix Room A in UW-Green Bay’s University Union and on Monday, April 8, 2019 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Alumni Room (Room 103), University Union. The sessions will be facilitated by Vice Chancellor Eric Arneson (Student Affairs and Campus Climate). These listening sessions serve as opportunities to share your thoughts on what the ideal Counseling and Health Center would look like as UW-Green Bay considers healthcare delivery options.

Counseling and Health RFP Listening Sessions to take place on Tuesday, April 2 and Monday, April 8

Counseling and Health RFP Listening Sessions with Q&A will be taking place on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 from 11 a.m. to noon in Phoenix Room A in UW-Green Bay’s University Union and on Monday, April 8, 2019 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Alumni Room (Room 103) located in the University Union. The sessions will be facilitated by Vice Chancellor Eric Arneson (Student Affairs and Campus Climate). These listening sessions serve as opportunities to share your thoughts on what the ideal Counseling and Health Center would look like as UW-Green Bay considers healthcare delivery options.