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Evers ‘looking at every possible avenue’ to extend mask requirement DHS...

With just two weeks until the statewide mask order to curb the spread of COVID-19 expires, Gov. Tony Evers said Tuesday his administration is...

Dane County schools ruling hints at future health agency limits Political...

The state Supreme Court ruling that blocked Dane County from delaying schools from holding classes in person to guard against the spread of COVID-19...

Suicide rates already climbing in Wisconsin, spike during the pandemic

Suicide rates in Wisconsin rose 40% between 2000 and 2017 according to new report published by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and in...

Lack of rural lawyers harms people’s health

In Polk County, patients without insurance often come into the care of the county’s public health or social services departments. When that’s the case,...

Lawsuit challenges Evers’ latest health emergency Legal experts cast doubt on...

A conservative public policy law firm filed suit Tuesday to overturn Gov. Tony Evers’ July 30 health emergency declaration, and with it the statewide...

Testing for COVID-19 hits a slump But tests are available, and...

Testing for COVID-19 has hit a lull in Wisconsin, with many fewer people getting tests for the coronavirus than the state Department of Health...

Has COVID-19 killed more people in Wisconsin than we’ve counted? Doctor...

Wisconsin reached 1,018 confirmed deaths from COVID-19 on Thursday, but a New York Times analysis updated this week suggests that nearly 500 more people...

Reports of COVID-19 test shortages spark Baldwin letter to VP Pence

In a letter this week to Vice President Mike Pence, Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) called out the Trump administration for shortages of supplies needed...

Wisconsin COVID-19 deaths top 1,000; ‘Even one … is one too...

Wisconsin marked a grim milestone as the state’s official death toll from COVID-19 reached 1,000 Tuesday, and then kept climbing. The daily statistical report from...

Teacher anxiety soars as districts grapple with back-to-school decisions Address teacher...

Teachers were feeling stressed out even before the pandemic began, and their anxieties have exploded as lawmakers and school leaders debate whether to launch...
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