Stories tagged: "pandemic"


Anxiety Screenings for All: What Wisconsin Leaders Have Said, Done to Address Mental Health Epidemic

For the first time ever, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has recommended all adults under 65 receive annual screenings for anxiety, even if they aren't showing symptoms.

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4 Places in Wisconsin to ‘Work from Home’ When You Need to Get Out of the House

Need a change of scenery? Find these out-of-office alternatives in your town.

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Opposition to School Pandemic Safeguards Becomes a Trojan Horse for Other Culture War Issues

Once-sleepy spring elections in Wisconsin get heated with comments about history, race, and the role of partisanship.

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State’s Chief Medical Officer on COVID at 2: Worst Case Scenario, but Safeguards Prevented Many More Deaths

Dr. Ryan Westergaard reflects on how pandemic politics by some got in the way of saving lives.

President Joe Biden signs the American Rescue Plan on March 11, 2021, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images)
Progressives Leaders Mark Two Years of Pandemic Relief Despite Ongoing GOP Obstruction

With more work to be done, Republicans are criticized for already shutting down the Legislature for the rest of 2022.

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Look Back: Two Years Ago, Wisconsin Bars Are Shut Down on St. Pat’s Day as COVID Spreads

Health officials warned an already-impatient nation that the pandemic’s impact would last months rather than weeks. If only.

(Photo courtesy of Marshfield Clinic Health System-Eau Claire)
Wisconsin Passes 12,000 COVID Deaths

Milestone reached as the Omicron surge subsides.