Coronavirus


Registered nurse Kay Hartman at N.E.W. Community Clinic in Green Bay prepare to administer second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to several of the clinic’s medical staff and volunteers on Jan. 27, 2021. (Photo by Christina Lieffring)
Wisconsin Passes a Half-Million Fully Vaccinated as Third Vaccine Arrives

Educators begin receiving doses as demand continues to outpace supply.

Ashley Deetz cleans the bar area at Houligans Steak & Seafood Pub in downtown Eau Claire Thursday afternoon before the restaurant opened. People working at restaurants, taverns and other service sector jobs have been among the hardest hit financially by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Wisconsin to Congress: Approve Next Round of COVID-19 Relief ASAP

“Listen to us. Hear our stories.” People struggling with pandemic recession want Biden’s plan taken up quickly.

President Joe Biden listens as Kizzmekia Corbett, an immunologist with the Vaccine Research Center at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), right, speaks during a visit at the Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory at the NIH, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, in Bethesda, Md. NIH Director Francis Collins is at center. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Only 6% of Black Americans Have Been Vaccinated. Here’s How Biden Is Trying to Change That.

Medical experts say it will take a concerted effort to meet the challenges of rebuilding trust and ensuring vaccine access for communities of color.

(Illustration by Morgaine Ford-Workman)
5 Counties Will See an Extra Vaccination Center as DHS Boosts Distribution

Vaccine level to Wisconsin increases, but it’s still short of demand.

Tim Eichinger speaks to President Joe Biden
Milwaukee Brewer Inspired Biden to Open Special PPP Window for Small Biz

Town hall request helps lead to ensuring “mom and pop” firms don’t get outmuscled for coronavirus aid.

FILE- University of Wisconsin System President and former Gov. Tommy Thompson addresses a crowd at a March 28, 2016, campaign event for then-Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who was running in the Republican presidential primary, at the River Steel plant in West Salem. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
75% of Fall Classes Will Be Taught in Person, Says Head of UW System

But a day after Tommy Thompson’s pronouncement, UW Madison warns of a spike in COVID-19 cases as a variant virus shows up in the area.

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Wisconsin’s Online Vaccine Portal Opens March 1

Milwaukee and Madison could also become federal vaccination sites.