Health Care

Seniors reject blame game over how long-term care deaths were counted...

As the death toll rose over the course of 2020 from the coronavirus pandemic, a large number of the reports entered in the state...

Suicides in the pandemic Despite beliefs to the contrary, the current...

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic a year ago, more than 6,500 Wisconsin residents have died, more than half a million Wisconsin residents...

Meriter nurses reach agreement, averting threatened strike Ratification sets the stage...

Unionized nurses at UnityPoint Health-Meriter hospital ratified a new contract agreement Saturday, capping a week of intense bargaining and a year of navigating a...

Labs in state work to identify more coronavirus samples for variants

With growing evidence that variants of the novel coronavirus are spreading in the state, Wisconsin labs are increasing the number of test samples that...

U.S. Senate panel advances nomination of transgender doctor from Pennsylvania for...

WASHINGTON — Pennsylvania’s former top health official, Dr. Rachel Levine, moved one step closer on Wednesday to becoming the highest-ranking openly transgender official in...

People with specific health conditions will get vaccine starting March 22...

Wisconsin residents who have certain health conditions will now be able to get the COVID-19 shot a week earlier than originally scheduled, state officials...

Two rural counties lead Wisconsin’s best in the country vaccine effort

As much of the administration of vaccine doses falls to public health departments across the state, two rural counties — Menominee and Bayfield —...

With strike deadline set, new talks planned for Meriter nurses

Contract talks are scheduled to resume Wednesday between UnityPoint Health-Meriter and the union representing 850 nurses at the Madison hospital, after union bargainers over...

Legislative Democrats: Killing Medicaid expansion would cost state another $1 billion

With the new American Rescue Plan Act signed into law, Democrats in the state Legislature are warning that the Republican majority would cost Wisconsin...

State’s COVID-19 vaccine supply rises, and eligibility list to expand soon

Wisconsin’s list of who is eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine will grow by more than 2 million at the end of March, when people...
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