Coronavirus


Downtown Racine (Photo via Facebook/City of Racine)
Racine Will Award TVs, Rent Money, iPads, and More to Increase Vaccinations

Joint effort from the city and county aims for 3,000 new vaccinations in 30 days as shots plateau across the state.

Cedarburg is set to receive about $1.2 million in aid from the American Rescue Plan. (Photo by Olivia Stern)
Coming to the Rescue: Pandemic Relief Aid Is Starting to Be Put to Work in Wisconsin Communities

Stimulus funds in Biden’s American Rescue Plan credited with restoring a state budget surplus and keeping more than 2 million Wisconsin families afloat.

Wisconsin Supreme Court chambers in the state Capitol. (Shutterstock)
Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules Local Officials Can’t Close Schools, Another Blow to Public Health

Conservatives on the state's high court have consistently ruled against public health restrictions implemented to guard against COVID-19.

A certified medical assistant prepares doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination center at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The US took a major step in the pandemic this week by clearing the Pfizer vaccine for youth ages 12-15. (Image via AP Photo/John Locher, File)
DHS Launches New COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign to Reach Young Adults

Wisconsin still stubbornly below 50% receiving at least one dose of protection against a virus that has now killed 7,200 in the state.

A woman paddle boards in Peninsula State Park in Door County. The county's tourism bureau expects a busy Memorial Day weekend as people begin to travel again after a year of staying put during the pandemic. (Photo courtesy of John Nienhuis/Destination Door County)
‘Travel is Back’: Wisconsin Tourism Industry Primed for a Big Memorial Day Weekend

With the pandemic slowing, people are on the move again. Wisconsin's tourism industry is ready.

Harley Martin
‘I’m Ecstatic’: High-Risk Chippewa Falls Girl Among First Wisconsin Children To Be Vaccinated as Eligibility Opens

Harley Martin, a 15-year-old with Crohn’s disease and cerebral palsy, said she’s looking forward to going out in public and hanging out with friends once she completes her COVID-19 vaccine series.

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Grassroots Vaccine Efforts Are Growing In Wisconsin

Mass messaging is out and trusted spaces are in to overcome widespread vaccine hesitancy. Here's what different communities are doing to fight it.