COVID-19 in Wisconsin

Sen. Tammy Baldwin speaks to news conference 2016

Sen. Tammy Baldwin and colleagues urge federal funding for state distribution of COVID-19 vaccine

WASHINGTON—More than a dozen U.S. Senate Democrats, including Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin, are urging congressional leaders to include “robust” funding in any coronavirus relief...
DHS Secretary-designee Andrea Palm 11/24/20 media briefing via YouTube

Gov. Evers and Andrea Palm are living their message this Thanksgiving

“As you consider your options for Thursday, please make the hard choices,” says Gov. Tony Evers of Thanksgiving gatherings. He is following his own...

Holidays just another day in busy year for Wisconsin food pantries

As the holiday season begins, Wisconsin’s food banks and pantries are working on sending turkeys and stuffing to families across the state, but Thanksgiving...
HealthScope: Waisman Biomanufacturing staff use a microscope to evaluate cell growth. The UW–Madison biopharmaceutical contract manufacturer is partnering with Heat Biologics to produce a COVID-19 vaccine for phase 1 and phase 2 clinical trials. Credit: Todd Brown, Media Solutions, UW School of Medicine and Public

Local healthcare organizations warn COVID-19 vaccine won’t be available before spring 

A group of Dane County health organizations is asking the public to take care over the holidays to protect themselves and their loved ones...
Thousands of white flags on a field representing COVID deaths

The enraging deja vu of a third coronavirus wave

There’s a joke I’ve seen circulating online, over and over during this pandemic, that goes along the lines of, “Months this year: January, February,...
US Capitol pictured at dusk

Washington at a standstill, as states face the loss of federal help amid ‘the...

WASHINGTON — The number of coronavirus infections across the country is swelling at a perilous time for state governments, just weeks before federal support...
A Covid-19 vaccine vial and a syringe (Getty Images)

DATCP, DHS warn of vaccine trial scams

With news of progress in the effort to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) and the...
Gavel courtroom sitting vacant

Supreme Court takes up effort to block school closures in Racine

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has given the Racine public health department until 4 p.m. on Monday to respond to a petition by School Choice...
Photo from Maryland Executive Office of the Governor.

Biden promises ‘no national shutdown’ despite surge in COVID-19

WASHINGTON—President-elect Joe Biden pressed the urgent need for economic relief and a vaccine distribution plan for states and tribes after a video meeting Thursday...
patient in gown showing arm with temp and IV in it

Hospitals CEO urges governor and Legislature to act together quickly

Pleading with Gov. Tony Evers and leaders of the state Legislature to avert “a catastrophe” from the surge in COVID-19, the head of the...

The Wisconsin Examiner is tracking daily developments in the spread of COVID-19 in Wisconsin, with data from the state Department of Health Services (DHS).

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