Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald are on board with Gov. Tony Evers' plan to go ahead with the April 7 election, but want to make sure municipalities are prepared to handle it.
Much of the public health conversation about COVID-19 has centered on a concept called "flattening the curve," but what does that mean and what would it look like in Wisconsin? WisContext associate editor Will Cushman discusses the challenges the state faces in the pandemic.
The state Department of Health Services announced there are 585 positive cases of COVID-19 statewide as of March 25, as well as 10,089 negative tests. However, the number continues to grow as counties announce more positive test results.
Wisconsin manufacturers are pivoting from their original businesses to help make personal protective equipment for health care workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic - but will it be enough?
New measures announced by Gov. Tony Evers and top state health officials to close non-essential businesses and remain at home are part of sweeping efforts to keep the health care system from becoming overwhelmed.
More Wisconsin businesses deemed "non-essential" by state government will have to close for the time being under the latest restrictions from the governor and state health officials intended to slow down spread of the new coronavirus.
Protecting patient privacy and preventing complacency are both important when it comes to slowing the spread of coronavirus in Wisconsin. That's why you may not be able to find out many details on the confirmed cases in your area.