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UW-La Crosse announecs changes in classes due to Coronavirus



The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse canceled classes the week after spring break due to concerns of COVID-19 or coronavirus.

The school has spring break next week. Classes will be cancelled March 23-27. After that, classes will be held online, before the school reassesses the situation.

Residence halls, dining services and other services will remain open as normal through spring break.

This update comes after the University on Tuesday night suspended all travel to sports teams as they head out for the National Championships in track, wrestling, and gymnastics. That ban, however, was lifted after a press conference Wednesday afternoon.

As for students considering travel, the university says students should reconsider those plans, especially if it involves areas that are known to be infected.

Born in Decorah Iowa. I've been a news reporter for the last 10 years, starting right out of college in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Other professional opportunities led me to Marshalltown, Iowa and Antigo Wisconsin, before I finally was afforded the opportunity here in La Crosse. I've been here since 2016. I also act as the voice of local sports, doing play by play of high school and college football and basketball. When not working I enjoy golfing.

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