Zac Schultz is a reporter and anchor for PBS Wisconsin's Here & Now, a live weekly program that covers news concerning state issues and feature segments about matters in local communities throughout the state.
Church services around Wisconsin have moved online in the wake of Gov. Tony Evers’s “Safer at Home” order. On Easter Sunday however, some churches held drive-in services, with parishioners staying in their cars and listening to the service through their radios.
Wardens from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources are closing off the entrances to state parks and recreation areas. Just a few days earlier people were parking on the road and rubbing shoulder-to-shoulder on the paths, in clear violation of any social distancing rules.
Dr. Marin Darsie watched the spread of the coronavirus long before it reached Wisconsin. She works in an emergency room and specializes in neurocritical care. And she worries that compelling people to congregate, as they do at polling places, could provide a vector for the spread of COVID-19.
Dale Witkowski celebrated his 55th birthday on February 25, while on an Egyptian River Cruise with one of his sisters. Twenty-three days later he was dead, killed by the COVID-19 virus he contracted while in Egypt.