Coronavirus


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Masks and a Return to Virtual Classes: How Schools Are Dealing With COVID Outbreaks

Wisconsin school districts are struggling to address the ever-spreading virus, and some are taking action.

Madison-based naturopath Aaron Henkel
‘A Slap in the Face’: GOP Lawmakers Introduce ‘Natural Immunity’ Bill that Would Let Workers Skirt Vaccine Requirements

More than a dozen Republicans in the state Assembly put forward a measure that would let workers, including those in health care, get around vaccine requirements if they have already contracted COVID-19.

Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., speaks at a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing on Feb. 23, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)
Another Ron Johnson COVID ‘Cure’ Debunked — This Time From The Makers of Listerine

Wisconsin’s senior US senator, who has spent months trying to undermine COVID-19 vaccines, proposes using mouthwash to fight the virus.

COVID-19's Omicron variant has reached Wisconsin. (Rendering via Fit Ztudio/Shutterstock)
Omicron Is in Wisconsin. Here’s What We Know So Far.

The new ‘variant of concern’ has been detected in the Badger State. Vaccines still offer the best protection.

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Wisconsin Hospitals Are in ‘Emergency Situation’ as Unvaccinated COVID Patients Fill Up ICU Beds

Hospitals across Wisconsin and the Midwest have few or no ICU beds available, putting patients at risk as numbers climb.

As Wisconsin employers continue to search for workers, a new study has found that the pandemic has hit one portion of the state's workforce especially hard — those over 55.
‘People Don’t Want to Work’? Maybe They Just Retired Rather Than Expose Themselves to COVID.

Wisconsin already had a Baby Boomer retirement crisis on its hands, the pandemic has only exacerbated the ongoing workforce losses.

Marshfield Clinic Health System medical personnel treat a critically ill COVID-19 patient after the patient was flown to Marshfield Clinic's Eau Claire hospital. COVID-19 relief bills do not include hazard pay or sick pay for healthcare workers but do include liability protections for entities from COVID-19 lawsuits. (Photo courtesy of Marshfield Clinic Health System-Eau Claire)
Opinion: Healthcare Workers Are Dealing With Burnout and Trauma, We Need To Do More to Help Them

It is essential that patients, communities, and health systems advocate for policy solutions that will grow the health care workforce and expand innovative telehealth and home-based care programs, says medical director of public health for the UW Health Board of Directors.