New COVID-19 Guidelines for WIU

Western Illinois University is implementing new COVID-19 guidelines.  University officials have announced the shift to Phase III at both the Macomb and Quad Cities campuses.

The University Office of Risk Management cites decreasing numbers of active COVID-19 cases as the reason for the change.  Under the new guidelines, 50 people are now allowed to attend in-person events on campus, which is up from 10 previously.

The dining centers in Corbin/Olson and Thompson Halls as well as University Union are open again with seating six feet apart and the continued mandatory use of face coverings at all on-campus locations.  The university is continuing to provide free COVID-19 testing on-campus.

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