Stories tagged: "Vaccine News"


Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., speaks at a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing on Feb. 23, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)
Johnson Under Fire for a Planned Event Baselessly Targeting the COVID-19 Vaccine

Senator has a lengthy record of trying to diminish the scope of the pandemic by spreading false information and conspiracies.

Downtown Racine (Photo via Facebook/City of Racine)
Racine Will Award TVs, Rent Money, iPads, and More to Increase Vaccinations

Joint effort from the city and county aims for 3,000 new vaccinations in 30 days as shots plateau across the state.

A certified medical assistant prepares doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination center at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The US took a major step in the pandemic this week by clearing the Pfizer vaccine for youth ages 12-15. (Image via AP Photo/John Locher, File)
DHS Launches New COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign to Reach Young Adults

Wisconsin still stubbornly below 50% receiving at least one dose of protection against a virus that has now killed 7,200 in the state.

Wisconsin Center Vaccine Sign
A Matter of Trust: Experts Say the Vaccine-Hesitant Need Personal Outreach, Not Broad Lecturing

Science communicators see more people using unreliable information sources, so it's no longer enough to say, "Just do it."

A nurse fills a syringe with a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson-owned Janssen Pharmaceuticals. (Photo by Jon Cherry/Getty Images)
Don’t Be Alarmed By Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Pause, Wisconsin Health Officials Say

“We’re very hopeful that this will be a fairly short pause,” Department of Health Services deputy secretary says.

The Ho Chunk Community Center in Black River Falls. (Photo by Christina Lieffring)
A Little Public Outreach Goes a Long Way as Ho-Chunk Boosts WI Vaccination Progress

Tribe is again focused on its membership, but the public outreach helped Wisconsin reach 1 million people fully vaccinated.

Tony Evers with vaccine recipient
All Wisconsinites 16 and Older Will Be Vaccine-Eligible on April 5

But it’s not all good news—COVID cases are rising again and Gov. Evers cautions “this pandemic is not over.”