WISCONSIN (WFRV) – As the situation regarding the coronavirus continues to evolve, many businesses, organizations, and major athletics events across Northeast Wisconsin have been postponed or changes have been made. This information will be updated as additional information is provided.
Area schools are postponing events and changing the way students are taught due to concerns surrounding coronavirus.
The Appleton Alliance Church (AAC) has canceled all services on Sunday, March 15.
The Big Ten Conference has announced the cancellation of the remainder of the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament on March 12.
Diocese of Green Bay announces dispensation from the obligation to attend Mass for the rest of March
Masses will be celebrated across the 16 counties of the diocese, but the obligation to attend Sunday Mass will be lifted.
The following services will be closed until further notice: Tot Spot, Hero’s Cafe, and Community Rooms.
According to the IFL, parent league of the Green Bay Blizzard, the organization has postponed its games.
The USHL announced Thursday its decision to suspend gameplay, effective immediately and until further notice.
In light of increasing concerns regarding coronavirus, have suspended public transportation service until further notice.
The Green Bay Packers closing businesses to the public for two weeks out of an abundance of caution to help minimize the spread of the pandemic, COVID-19.
Lawrence University has moved to cancel all in-person classes for the remainder of the semester.
The University is advising all students living on campus to return home.
A future date for the Masters has not been announced.
Meijer says it has no plans to close any stores, but it will suspend service at certain areas, including meat, fish and deli.
Major League Baseball has decided to delay 2020 Opening Day by at least two weeks. All Spring Training games are canceled as of 4 p.m. on Thursday due to “the coronavirus pandemic.”
The NCAA canceled all of its spring championships in every sport, which includes hockey, baseball, and lacrosse.
While the parade has been canceled, the switching of the signs and Hooligan Day will occur.
The NHL made the decision on March 12, just a day after the NBA made a similar decision.
A few national tours slated to make stops in Green Bay have been rescheduled.
Starbucks announced its company-owned stores across the U.S. and Canada will shift to a “to go” model for at least two weeks to encourage social distancing.
“We are preparing our staff, assuring them that they have the equipment necessary to do some rule-out tests before going ahead and triaging the need for additional testing for Covid-19,” says Chrystal Woller with St. Norbert health services.
All Storm Spotter classes in NE Wisconsin have been canceled due to the current health situation. Stay tuned for updates!
Students are having mixed reviews about their schooling being moved online.
Classes at UW-Oshkosh will not occur in classrooms for an undetermined amount of time. All UW-Oshkosh-sponsored trips, events, and athletic events have also been postponed.
Walt Disney World Resort including theme parks will temporarily ban guests beginning March 15 and lasting through the end of the month
Local 5’s Warren Gerds offers an overview of performance events canceled or postponed so far in Northeastern Wisconsin.
The WIAA has canceled the State Basketball Tournaments.
Officials with the College say that online courses are expected to continue after spring break, which is March 23 to 27.
Other facilities like the Oshkosh Seniors Center and the Oshkosh Public Museum have closed until April 13.
The Church will be offering condensed services on Facebook Live, each Sunday starting at 9:45 a.m.