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Community COVID-19 testing to end at UW-Stevens Point

May 17, 2022
Science Building exterior
Community COVID-19 testing is offered at the UWSP Science Building, Room C124.

Community COVID-19 testing at UW-Stevens Point will continue through Friday, May 20.

Testing is available Wednesday and Friday this week between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the UW-Stevens Point Science Building, Room C124, 2001 Fourth Ave., Stevens Point. Make an appointment for a free rapid-result antigen test at Face coverings are required at the testing site.

UW-Stevens Point students may contact Student Health Service if they have COVID-19 symptoms. Various community testing sites are available in Portage County, Marathon County and Wood County.

According to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Community Level guidelines, all three counties are experiencing a medium COVID-19 Community Level. This means the number of people experiencing severe illness from COVID-19, as indicated by a community transmission (now at a level above 200 for the last seven days), has increased. All residents are encouraged to take precautions if at high risk for illness.

A third round of free COVID-19 home tests is available at This time, each household may order eight at-home COVID-19 tests. Orders ship in 7-12 days. Portage County residents who test positive with an at-home COVID-19 test may report directly to the county using the Portage County Health and Human Services form.

Face coverings continue be required at COVID-19 testing sites and the CPS Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic on campus.  While UW-Stevens Point no longer requires students, employees and visitors to wear masks, it strongly encourages people to continue wearing well-fitted face coverings for their health and safety indoors and in group settings.