Coronavirus


UW-Madison. (Shutterstock)
Republican Lawmaker Wants to Stop UW System From Enacting COVID Rules

UW System president, former Gov. Thompson, says the proposal is “the biggest threat to in-person classes.”

Masks on a table
The Delta Variant is Spreading Rapidly. Wisconsin Health Officials Are Recommending Masks Again.

Sen. Ron Johnson uses the opportunity to once again spread misinformation about COVID-19.

Milwaukee Will Give Hazard Pay to All Frontline City Employees
‘Unprecedented Opportunity’: Milwaukee Outlines Initial Plans for American Rescue Plan Money

City puts lead abatement, affordable housing, and workforce readiness at the forefront of pandemic recovery efforts.

Fiserv Forum
Want Free Tickets to Bucks’ Game 4? Get Vaccinated at the Fiserv Forum.

Bucks, Milwaukee Health Department team up to raffle off two free tickets to people who get vaccinated against COVID-19 before Game 4 on Wednesday.

John Rosenow discusses the Cowsmo Compost business he operates and said doing that plus trying to operate his 800-acre dairy farm wouldn’t be possible without the help of the 20 employees who work for him. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
As New Vaccinations Decrease, Efforts Turn Toward Wisconsin Farm Workers

How farm owners and health officials are working to overcome vaccine hesitancy among farm employees.

Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., speaks at a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing on Feb. 23, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)
Johnson Under Fire for a Planned Event Baselessly Targeting the COVID-19 Vaccine

Senator has a lengthy record of trying to diminish the scope of the pandemic by spreading false information and conspiracies.

A Hmong man receives a COVID-19 vaccination May 10 in Eau Claire during a vaccine clinic put on by the Eau Claire City-County Health Department and the city's Hmong Mutual Assistance Association. Such clinics are an effort to increase the lagging vaccination rate in Wisconsin. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
With Vaccinations Still Below 50%, Northwest Wisconsin Health Officials Keep Trying New Outreach

After a successful spring, Wisconsin has stubbornly stayed below 50% of residents who have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.