Health Care

How about paid sick leave, now? The Legislature has bills creating...

Wanda Lavender, 37, is a manager at a Popeye’s restaurant in Milwaukee. She’s a mother, a grandmother and the breadwinner for her family, making...

Dane County schools closing effective immediately

On order of Public Health Madison & Dane County, the Madison Metropolitan School District and nearly two-dozen other Dane County school districts are closing...

U.S. House passes coronavirus response bill; Wisconsin Republicans dissent Despite Trump's...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House early Saturday morning approved an emergency stimulus package to combat the coronavirus pandemic after President Donald Trump signaled his...

UPDATE: Dane County schools to close Monday Wisconsin COVID-19 caseload rises...

Updated 3/15/2020 at 3:50 p.m. All Dane County schools will close effective Monday, by order of Public Health Madison & Dane County on Sunday. Also Sunday,...

How does the Wisconsin Legislature COVID-19 response stack up?

Where does Wisconsin stand in comparison to other states on its response to COVID-19, the coronavirus that has been declared a pandemic? The National...

UW class closures over COVID-19 create new challenges for students Campus...

As swift as the spread of COVID-19 has been worldwide, so too has been the domino effect of closures and cancellations to stifle the...

Evers talks COVID-19 impact on gatherings, homeless, meals and voting The...

Thursday morning Gov. Tony Evers declared a public health state of emergency due to COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, saying the...

Baldwin has questions for DeVos tied to school closings

One day before COVID-19 was declared a pandemic and the UW-Madison (and other campuses) announced suspension of classes, Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) and a...

Congress rebukes Trump’s bid to slash CDC funding amid outbreak 'Obviously,...

WASHINGTON — U.S. House lawmakers resoundingly rebuffed a Trump administration request to cut funding for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention amid the...

Wisconsin health officials expand COVID-19 testing as new case is confirmed

As testing continues for novel coronavirus, abbreviated as COVID-19, health officials caution that increased testing shouldn’t alarm the public. Since test kits were issued...
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