Health Care

State offers $10M to local health clinics to help cover COVID-19...

Health clinics serving underserved parts of the state will get $10 million to help cover their costs arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, the state...

COVID-19 cases still rising; communities get CARES funds

Wisconsin COVID-19 cases continue to rise, but so does testing, state officials said Wednesday. Meanwhile, Gov. Tony Evers announced $200 million in grants to local...

State announces $100M in aid for nursing homes, other health services

Nursing homes, home health and community health services and emergency medical services will share in $100 million in federal aid tied to the COVID-19...

U.S. senators request funding to tackle worsening opioid crisis

As the crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic plays out across the country, so, too, does the crisis of opioid addiction and overdose death. The...

The person behind Gov. Evers During the governor's frequent COVID-19 new...

Friends have been reaching out to Jenny Buechner recently, getting back in touch and telling her they’ve been seeing her on TV since the...

Evers announces $1B COVID-19 response; OCI tells insurers tests are free

Wisconsin is putting more than $1 billion in federal funds into testing for COVID-19 infections, contact tracing to track the spread of the disease,...

Evers: Stay the course, but voluntarily Governor urges businesses to use...

The legal authority to enforce Wisconsin’s Safer at Home order was ripped away by Wednesday’s 4-3 state Supreme Court ruling. On Thursday, the Department...

Wisconsin joins brief to support Affordable Care Act before Supreme Court

Wisconsin once helped lead a lawsuit to throw out the Affordable Care Act, but on Thursday the state Department of Justice announced it was...

ACA backers reiterate warning of threat to health law

On a day marked by developments in two Affordable Care Act lawsuits before the Supreme Court, backers of former President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare...

State launches testing sweep of nursing homes Longterm care facilities account...

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is ramping up a statewide sweep of nursing homes this month, aiming to test every longterm facility...
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