Stories tagged: "public health"

Dana Hanson, assistant operations manager at Marshfield Medical Center-Eau Claire, holds a vial of COVID-19 vaccine in preparation for giving out shots to fellow healthcare workers in the first group of recipients. (Photo courtesy of Marshfield Clinic.)
Supply Still Tight, but Seniors 65+ Will Be Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine Next Week

DHS asks for patience as Wisconsin’s weekly vaccine supply is still one-third of what the state should be getting.

The City of Milwaukee is launching a COVID-19 "vaccination hub" at the Wisconsin Center.
Milwaukee Is Opening a Downtown ‘Vaccine Hub’

Mayor says it will open to the public “as soon as possible.” City workers in priority categories will go first.

St. Croix County Circuit Court Judge Michael Waterman
Explained: The 5 Wisconsin Supreme Court Lawsuits Against COVID-19 Protections

Coronavirus safeguards issued by local and state governments have been targeted by conservatives since the early weeks of the pandemic.

Unrights Talk COVID-19
COVID Survivors Tell Wisconsin: ‘We Beg You to Take This Seriously’

Highest single-day loss of life, 48 deaths, as pleas are made for basic but compassionate safeguards.

The Dairyland Brew Pub opens to patrons in Appleton. A Wisconsin judge on Monday, Oct. 19, reimposed an order from Gov. Tony Evers’ administration limiting the number of people who can gather in bars, restaurants and other indoor venues to 25% of capacity. That decision was overturned in October. The issue of capacity limits was back before the Wisconsin Supreme Court Friday, Dec. 17. (William Glasheen/The Post-Crescent via AP File)
Latest Roundup of Wisconsin News Reveals Things Are Not Going Well

Monday headlines: State death toll hits 1,600. The return of bar and restaurant restrictions. And more school districts are abandoning in-person classes.

Supporters of President Donald Trump pack together at a campaign rally at the Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport on October 17, 2020 in Janesville, Wisconsin.
Health Group to Trump: Please Just Stop Your ‘Super-Spreader’ Rallies Already

Wisconsin’s Lieutenant Governor joins demand that the president stop holding events that put lives at risk and normalize unsafe behavior.

The field hospital in West Allis. It has the capacity to treat 530 patients. (Photo provided by state Department of Administration)
WI Health Secretary: COVID-19 Illnesses and Deaths ‘Will Get Worse’

It took the first 94 days of the pandemic to see 21,000 coronavirus cases. Wisconsin did it again in the past seven, with another daily record on Friday.