Health Care

Pause for Johnson & Johnson vaccine extended at least a week...

WASHINGTON — Use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 shot will remain paused for at least a week, after a federal vaccine advisory panel said...

Bill protects coverage for prior health conditions, but critics say it...

In the shadow of a court case that threatens the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Wisconsin Republican lawmakers are promoting legislation to cover one of...

Wisconsin joins states pausing J&J vaccine after recommendation from U.S. health...

WASHINGTON — Top public health officials said Tuesday that they are recommending a pause in the use of a COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson &...

Mutant strains help drive continued jump in COVID-19 cases  No mask...

Variant strains of the coronavirus now account for more than half of new cases of COVID-19, and the average number of new infections each...

Biden administration confirms plan to end Wisconsin Medicaid work requirement

A work requirement for some BadgerCare recipients — which was already on hold during the COVID-19 pandemic — has been eliminated, the federal government...

Not a COVID-19 surge yet — but the risk of one...

Some time in mid-January, some people in Wisconsin who were wearing face masks stopped doing so — and every day, a few more people...

With an eye on rising case numbers, health officials urge continued...

With the onset of spring weather and no statewide mask order now in place, public health officials are reiterating the importance of adhering to...

Everyone becomes eligible for COVID-19 vaccine next week Wisconsin moves up...

After weeks of slowly titrating out the COVID-19 vaccine to larger and larger groups of people, Wisconsin’s vaccine program will go wide open next...

Battling ‘a sneaky, tricky virus’ with vaccines and public health measures...

More than a million Wisconsin residents — one out of six — has been completely vaccinated for COVID-19, the state’s No. 2 health officer...

COVID-19 vaccine supplies improve, but positive infection rate is slowly rising

While vaccine supplies have generally held steady and state health officials hope to see them increase, the Department of Health Services (DHS) is watching...
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