Stories tagged: "public health"


Democratic state and federal lawmakers speak to reporters Tuesday after visiting Afghan refugees at Fort McCoy.
Vaccinations and Vetting Going Smoothly for Afghan Allies Being Staged at Fort McCoy

Group of Democrats from Congress and the Legislature: “We can pay them back now” for supporting US troops in harm’s way.

Wisconsin Supreme Court chambers in the state Capitol. (Shutterstock)
Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules Local Officials Can’t Close Schools, Another Blow to Public Health

Conservatives on the state's high court have consistently ruled against public health restrictions implemented to guard against COVID-19.

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.