Stories tagged: "coronavirus"


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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.”

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.

Benny Tralongo
How Opening a Store During a Pandemic ‘Saved’ This Milwaukee Business

Just as Benny Tralongo signed a lease on a storefront, the world ground to a halt. It turned out to be a blessing in disguise for his clothing and collectibles business.

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.

Derrick Van Orden (Via Derrick Van Orden/Facebook)
GOP Congressional Candidate Testifies Against Mask-Wearing Before School Board Drops Requirement

Derrick Van Orden also hosts “Make Masks Optional” meeting, flouting health guidance.

woman receiving vaccine
Injections vs. Infections: Health Experts Say Wisconsin Has Two Paths to Herd Immunity

Doctor’s suggestion for the vexation of vaccine hesitation is to ask patients if they’re prepared to face long-haul COVID symptoms.