Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates | Waukesha County Technical College

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Last updated 3/25/2020, 12 p.m.

Campus Closure

All Waukesha County Technical College (WCTC) campus facilities will close beginning at 5 p.m. on March 17, 2020. WCTC is tentatively planning to reopen on June 1, 2020. The reopening date is subject to change as the situation remains fluid. This webpage will continue to be updated with the most current information.

Important Information for WCTC Students and Staff

Waukesha County Technical College (WCTC) continues to monitor the spread of the respiratory disease COVID-19, or coronavirus. This includes the review of resources and guidance provided by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever and respiratory issues, which can appear two to 14 days after initial exposure. Coronavirus spread easily and causes mild illness in most people. People become infected by inhaling respiratory droplets from an infected person’s cough or sneeze, or by touching contaminated surfaces like door handles. WCTC is following guidance provided by state and federal public health agencies related to cleanliness of facilities.

WCTC students and staff should make sure they are signed up for WCTC Alerts to be notified about important WCTC announcements, including closures. WCTC Alerts are found under My Applications on the MyWCTC portal.

If a campus community member becomes infected, WCTC will take immediate steps in accordance with CDC guidelines to respond to any health and safety risk to the campus community.

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