State of Wisconsin and COVID-19

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12/27/2021 UW women's basketball game set for Thursday against Purdue called off because of COVID-19 issues in UW program UW women's basketball game set for Thursday against Purdue called off because of COVID-19 issues in UW program[Jeff Potrykus]The Wisconsin women's basketball team's game against Purdue, set for Thursday at the Kohl Center, has been called off.The decision was made Monday by UW medical officials because of positive COVID-19 tests within the UW program.UW's game set for Dec. 23 against Eastern Illinois was canceled ...
12/18/2021 Michigan epidemiologist says where she contracted omicron variant is no mystery SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WXYZ) ‚Ai Dr. Debra Furr-Holden knows more than most people do when it comes to COVID-19 and that's why her own case of the virus may be eye-opening to even ... was also fully vaccinated when she attended a wedding in Wisconsin the Saturday after Thanksgiving. And she felt comfortable going because the bride and groom made vaccination a requirement for attendance."In my mind, I ...
12/8/2021 Healthcare providers monitor Omicron variant GREEN BAY, Wis.‚Ai As the COVID-19 omicron variant becomes a concern for our state, health providers are still grappling with the effects of the current more dominate variant: delta.Ken Nelson, chief nursing ... made up of 9 hospitals in Illinois and 6 in Wisconsin, with more than 180 patients in hospital beds due to COVID-19. About two-thirds of those patients are unvaccinated. Hospitalizations are just as ...
11/29/2021 Community-led campaign continues its vaccine outreach to Hispanic communities | Iowa Public Radio Iowa Pblic Radio Community-led campaign continues its vaccine outreach to Hispanic communities The COVID-19 vaccine campaign ‚AuPor Mi Familia‚Au or For My Family has seen some success in overcoming vaccine barriers in its home state of Wisconsin. Spearheaded by the nonprofit advocacy organization Forward Latino , "Por Mi Familia" focuses on addressing myths about the vaccine in a bilingual and bicultural way. Campaign media features trusted individuals from Latino, Spanish-speaking ...
10/11/2021 Anti-vaccine chiropractors are rising source of spreading COVID-19 misinformation PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The flashy postcard, covered with images of syringes, beckoned people to attend Vax-Con ‚Ao21 to learn "the uncensored truth" about COVID-19 vaccines. Participants traveled from around the country to a Wisconsin Dells resort for a sold-out convention that was, in fact, a sea of misinformation and conspiracy theories about vaccines and the pandemic. The featured speaker was the anti-vaccine activist who appeared in the ...
10/10/2021 Wausau area volunteer opportunities for the week of Oct. 11 Wausau Pilot & Review Response to COVID-19. For safety guidelines, see United Way of Marathon County‚Aos website and the Volunteer Connection section at https://www.unitedwaymc.org/. Please adhere to all recommendations from the Federal Government, Center for Disease Control and Marathon County Health Department. Volunteer Case Worker: American Red Cross ‚Ai Wisconsin. Connect directly with people affected by disasters and help them take them next steps in their recovery journey ...
10/7/2021 5 COVID-19-related deaths reported locally; 249 new cases in Dubuque Co., 159 in Grant Co. The Telegraph Herald is recapping changes in local COVID-19 testing and vaccination, publishing updates on Thursdays and Sundays. Wednesday‚Aos developments included: - Five additional COVID-19- related deaths were reported in the TH coverage ... County, 58; Jackson County, 55; and Clayton County, 35. - In Wisconsin, Grant County had 159 new cases since Saturday. Crawford County had 42 new cases; Lafayette County, 36; and Iowa County, 31. Another 13 cases ...
10/7/2021 Handful of Epic employees quit over COVID-19 vaccine requirement | Healthcare IT News Healthcare IT News ... COVID-19 vaccine mandate for employees went into effect on Friday. The electronic health record vendor said that most workers had chosen to be vaccinated, but fewer than 0.5% had chosen to leave the company instead.Given that there are about 9,600 people at company headquarters in Verona, Wisconsin, that equates to fewer than 50 employees quitting over the requirement."The vast majority of staff support vaccinations and understand it ...
10/7/2021 WNA Foundation announces 2021 Wisconsin Newspaper Hall of Fame inductees The Wisconsin Newspaper Association Foundation is pleased to announce the distinguished industry leaders who will be inducted into the Wisconsin Newspaper Hall of Fame on Thursday, Nov. 18, at The Madison Club, 5 E. Wilson ... includes a table of eight and recognition at the event). COVID-19 safety precautions In an effort to prioritize the health and safety of attendees, guests will be required to wear masks at all times ...
10/7/2021 More counties with ‚Äòcritically high‚Äô COVID The number of counties with ‚Aucritically high‚Au levels of coronavirus activity increased this week, still including Rusk, Barron and Washburn counties while adding Chippewa, Sawyer and Polk counties in northwestern Wisconsin. There were 21 counties in the state with critically high case level activity of COVID-19 between Sept. 15-28, according to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. This compares with eight counties at the highest level of case ...
10/7/2021 Flush with COVID-19 aid, schools steer funding to sports | who13.com IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) ‚Ai One Wisconsin school district built a new football field. In Iowa, a high school weight room is getting a renovation. Another in Kentucky is replacing two outdoor tracks ‚Ai all ... Aot achieve much for about a year.‚AuIowa‚Aos COVID-19 death toll increases to 6,654, IDPH saysRobin Lake, director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education, said every dollar of pandemic relief ...
10/6/2021 Most mask-optional school districts in Sauk, Columbia counties pivot to require masking as COVID-19 cases rise Susan EndresJust over a month into the school year, six area school districts have pivoted from optional masking to required, at least temporarily, as COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the state.In Columbia and Sauk counties, Lodi, Pardeeville, Reedsburg, Rio, River Valley and Wisconsin Dells districts started the year without a universal mask mandate. Now, they have joined six other districts across both counties that made masks mandatory ...
10/6/2021 COVID-19 aid being used to fund sports in Iowa, midwestern schools Des Moines Register In Iowa, a high school weight room is getting a renovation. One Wisconsin school district built a new football field. Another in Kentucky is replacing two outdoor tracks ‚Ai all funded by the billions of dollars in federal pandemic relief Congress sent to schools this year. The money was part of a $123 billion infusion intended to help schools reopen and recover from the pandemic. But with few limits on ...
10/5/2021 Chicago Travel Advisory at 47 states, 3 territories CHICAGO (WLS) -- The Chicago Department of Public Health removed one state from its weekly COVID-19 travel advisory. The city's COVID-19 quarantine advisory includes 47 states and three territories. The department removed Connecticut from ... South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Guam, and the Virgin Islands. Chicago did not update its guidance for unvaccinated travelers going to high-risk areas. Officials recommend getting tested ...
10/5/2021 Grant County supervisor 'surprised' with no board support for health director's firing ... COVID-19 pandemic. But Schroeder said they ‚Aupanicked‚Au because they thought they wouldn‚Aot have enough votes. ‚AuI had one supervisor call me to apologize for not seconding my motion,‚Au said Schroeder, without naming the supervisor. According to Schroeder, many local residents are upset over how long a student has to be in quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19 or showing symptoms. The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association ...
10/5/2021 Obesity Associated With Increased COVID-19 Mortality, Finds Study There is a strong association between obesity and mortality in general and now researchers from the University of Texas at San Antonio and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee investigated whether excess body weight has been associated with an increased COVID-19 mortality rate. And they found that there is a positive association between obesity and increased COVID-19 mortality rate, according to Medical Xpress. Lead investigator Prof. Hamid Beladi and ...
10/5/2021 Rasmussen University Offers Accelerated BSN Program With New Hybrid Schedule Option Business Wire ... Wisconsin campuses. The new scheduling increases options for students and individuals interested in a nursing degree by incorporating greater flexibility and lessening geographic barriers. ‚AuThe current nursing shortage has been amplified since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Nurses are retiring early, and many are feeling burnout from long shifts and the overall effects of the ongoing pandemic‚Aicreating a barrier for many who are considering continuing their education ...
10/4/2021 MON AM News: mRNA vaccines built on decades of research; Marshfield Clinic Health System CEO offers dire outlook on rural care workforce ... Ai Investments by industry and academia paved the way for the mRNA vaccines currently being used to protect people against COVID-19, according to WARF Therapeutics head Jon Young. ‚AuThe comments I hear often are ... million doses of the Pfizer vaccine have been administered in Wisconsin. The Department of Health Services site shows 56.7 percent of the state‚Aos population have gotten at least one dose of a vaccine, while ...
10/4/2021 Cerner announces vaccine mandate as Feinberg takes the reins Healthcare IT News ... IT giant (it's the city's biggest private employer) told all its United States employees that they must be vaccinated for COVID-19. WHY IT MATTERS "Although no vaccine prevents all infections, the COVID-19 vaccines ... Friday announcement coincides with the date its chief rival, Verona, Wisconsin-based Epic Systems, had mandated that its own employees be fully vaccinated. As Healthcare IT News reported in August , Epic announced this summer that ...
10/4/2021 DHS: Contact tracers can now send texts, emails to notify exposures to COVID-19 DHS: Contact tracers can now send texts, emails to notify exposures to COVID-19 MADISON, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) recently announced that people who have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 can be sent a text or email notifying them of their exposure. Officials say this is another way to share important information with close contacts in ...
10/4/2021 DHS Announces New Electronic Communications to Notify COVID-19 Close Contacts | Wisconsin Department of Health Services The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) today announced that people who have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 can be sent a text or email notifying them of their exposure to COVID-19. This is another way to share important information with close contacts in a timely manner. People who test positive for COVID-19 will continue to receive a phone call ...
10/3/2021 2 COVID-19-related deaths, 82 cases in Grant Co.; 10 local counties still at high transmission The Telegraph Herald is recapping changes in local COVID-19 testing and vaccination, publishing updates on Thursdays and Sundays. Saturday‚Aos developments included: - Two more related deaths were reported in Grant County, Wis., since Wednesday ... another 82 confirmed cases of coronavirus since Wednesday. - Elsewhere in Wisconsin, 30 more cases were reported during that time in Iowa County, 20 in Crawford County and 12 in Lafayette County. There were seven additional ...
10/3/2021 If You Got Pfizer, You May Not Have Antibodies Against Delta After This Long ... time marched further and further on from when some of the most vulnerable people in the U.S. got their initial COVID-19 vaccine doses, we saw an increasing number of infections among the vaccinated , AKA ... from researchers at Stanford University, Emory University, the University of Wisconsin, and the National Institutes of Health, which has yet to be peer reviewed, was posted on the preprint server bioRxiv on Sept. 30. The ...
10/3/2021 Roger D. Umland ... WI joined his Lord on September 29, 2021 at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse. He died from complications of Covid-19. Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, October ... by two sisters, Eunice Umland of Florida, Judy Schneider of Wisconsin; three daughters: Linda Saugestad, Nancy Kisting, and Andrea Palmersheim all of Wisconsin; six grandchildren: Abbie, Jacob, Lucy, Steven, Bridget, and Shirley; six great grandchildren ...
10/3/2021 Wisconsin health officials push Pfizer COVID-19 boosters MADISON, Wis. (AP) ‚Ai Every Wisconsin county had a high rate of COVID-19 infections on Thursday and intensive care units were at or near capacity in almost every hospital in the state, even though cases had been steadily dropping over the previous nine days. Although the decline in cases is encouraging, it‚Aos too early to say that Wisconsin has seen the worst of the latest surge caused by ...