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5/7/2021 New Water Infrastructure Legislation Passed by the Senate Includes Baldwin's ‚ÄúBuy America‚Äù Reform US Senate ... Aos ‚AuBuy America‚Au Reform WASHINGTON, D.C. ‚Ai U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin worked to include several provisions that will benefit Wisconsin communities, manufacturers, businesses and workers in the bipartisan Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Act ... made products. This bipartisan legislation does that and will advance public health and our economy in Wisconsin.‚Au This is the first infrastructure bill passed by the Senate in the 117th Congress and will help ...
5/7/2021 New Jersey infectious disease expert dies in India of COVID-19 ‚Äì Yahoo News ... the worst COVID-19 hot spot in the nation, hospitalizations are finally falling. On some recent days, entire states, including Wisconsin and West Virginia, have reported zero new coronavirus deaths ‚Ai a brief but promising ... Ai have joined in the newfound optimism, rapidly loosening restrictions. Public health experts remain cautious, but said that while they still expect significant local and regional surges in the coming weeks, they do not think ...
5/7/2021 Pewaukee parents want masks optional in schools, end COVID quarantines ... Wisconsin and Waukesha County are not under a public health emergency order or mandate. The state's mask mandate was overturned in late March but almost all area districts have kept their mask policies in place for the remainder of the school year.The petition also said that, under federal law, "the emergency use authorization states all unapproved products are optional.""This is a LAW and if you are not making ...
5/4/2021 State begins local targeting of COVID-19 vaccinations ... news service that specializes in coverage of government and politics ‚Ai provides a weekly analysis of issues being debated in Wisconsin state government. It is underwritten by the WNA and produced exclusively for its members ... us,‚Au Tess Ellens, the COVID-19 vaccine deputy for Public Health Madison and Dane County, said in late April. Wisconsin opened up vaccine eligibility to everyone 16 and older on April 5. That week ...
5/1/2021 Vaccine demand on the decline ... Public Health officials want the public to know they are welcoming walk-ins at COVID-19 vaccination clinics from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays. The vaccination clinic is in the Walworth County Health and Human Services building at 1910 Highway NN in Elkhorn.People may still register for an appointment on Walworth County‚Aos COVID-19 dashboard by visiting co.walworth.wi.us.The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reports ...
4/30/2021 American Rescue Plan: Key Provisions for Healthcare Start-Ups - Arcarius Law ... Wisconsin, Kansas, Texas, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and Florida.) The law provides an incentive for states that have not already done so to expand Medicaid by temporarily increasing the state‚Aos Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) by 5 percentage points for two years. If a state expands during the public health emergency (PHE), that state will receive both the COVID-19-related 6.2 percentage point FMAP ...
4/30/2021 "Carnage in America" ... wove medical history and trends in society into intimate portrayals of humans facing tragic health challenges.In "Carnage in America," Wisconsin author Dr. Steve Weiss has updated this approach 50 years later, with no less ... civility, political indoctrination, and lack of trust in scientists and public health officials ...
4/29/2021 Listen MKE: The Chronic Problem Of Lead Poisoning In Milwaukee ... public health problem for the city's families, and health experts are worried that the problem may have grown worse.WUWM's Susan Bence and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 's Talis Shelbourne moderated a conversation about lead poisoning with expert Dr. Veneshia McKinney-Whitson, a family medicine physician and assistant professor at the Medical College of Wisconsin and Deanna Branch, a mother whose young son has been impacted by lead poisoning.Dr ...
4/29/2021 Correction: Allogeneic transplantation in elderly patients ‚â•65 years with non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a time-trend analysis Nature ... of the article contained incorrect acknowledgements. The correct ones are: AcknowledgementsCIBMTR Support List, The CIBMTR is supported primarily by Public Health Service Grant/Cooperative Agreement U24CA076518 from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the National ... Biotechnologies; Amgen, Inc.; Anonymous donation to the Medical College of Wisconsin; Anthem, Inc.; Astellas Pharma US; Atara Biotherapeutics, Inc.; Be the Match Foundation; bluebird bio, Inc.; Boston Children‚Aos Hospital; Bristol Myers Squibb Co.; Celgene ...
4/29/2021 4-29-21 breakthrough covid cases very low in wisconsin April 28, 2021 Local NewsWisconsin health officials say that only 0.03% of people who have been fully vaccinated for the coronavirus have tested positive for COVID-19. The number of so-called breakthrough cases was just 605 out of 1.8 million people who are fully vaccinated. Fond du Lac County Public Health Officer Kim Mueller says there are breakthrough cases being reported locally. Mueller says Fond du Lac County ...
4/27/2021 4-27-21 supply of covid-19 vaccine close to exceeding demand Fond du Lac County Public Health Officer says she is not surprised that the supply of COVID-19 vaccine in Wisconsin is nearing the point of exceeding demand for the first time. Public Health Officer Kim Mueller says she has actually recently returned some vaccine to the state. Mueller says there is an increasing emphasis on reaching those who may have difficulty getting vaccinated or who have been hesistant to ...
4/26/2021 Cole Caufield set to make NHL debut as Habs take on Flames in Calgary ... public health crisis in a century: WHO adviser 13-year-old girl in Brampton dies after testing positive for COVID-19 The Habs prospect took home the Hobey-Baker Award as the top player in the NCAA after scoring 30 goals in 31 matches with the University of Wisconsin Badgers.The Wisconsin native also helped the US bring home the gold at the World Juniors in Edmonton, scoring two goals ...
4/24/2021 Another boon from vaccinating millions of Americans: Jobs CBS News ... inject the COVID-19 vaccine in Americans' arms. But beyond offering the best hope for beating the disease, the massive public health effort is helping the U.S. rebound in another important way: creating jobs.The ... in the School of Human Ecology at the University of Wisconsin. "There are the truck drivers to transport the vaccines and the computer folks to create the sign-up portals."Looking for needle skills The ...
4/24/2021 Another boon from vaccinating millions of Americans: Jobs ... the COVID-19 vaccine in Americans‚Ao arms. But beyond offering the best hope for beating the disease, the massive public health effort is helping the U.S. rebound in another important way: creating jobs.The ... in the School of Human Ecology at the University of Wisconsin. ‚AuThere are the truck drivers to transport the vaccines and the computer folks to create the sign-up portals.‚Au Looking for needle skills ...
4/23/2021 Event highlights racism as public health crisis SaveJANESVILLE ‚Ai Amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, organizations around Rock County are raising awareness about another public health crisis: institutional racism, and the long term health effects social inequities have on minorities.Thursday ... about the health care disparities faced by Latino and Black Wisconsin residents.Hedges touched on the issue by first telling the story of Fannie Lou Hamer, a Black Mississippi resident who was sterilized without her ...
4/23/2021 Sen. Ron Johnson Says He is ‚ÄòHighly Suspicious‚Äô of ‚ÄòBig Push to Make Sure Everyone Gets a Vaccine‚Äô ... a right wing radio host who has spread loony conspiracy theories about Covid-19 vaccines, Johnson made the case that public health efforts to encourage vaccinations are somehow worthy of suspicion. The interview was first ... your neighbor has one or not?‚Au Johnson said.The Wisconsin Republican added that he is ‚Auhighly suspicious‚Au of the ‚Aubig push to make sure everybody gets a vaccine:‚AuYou‚Aove got a ...
4/23/2021 Tony Evers vetoes bills banning COVID-19-related restrictions on places of worship, mandatory vaccinations - Lake Geneva Regional News ... vaccinations MITCHELL SCHMIDT [email protected] SaveGov. Tony Evers on Friday vetoed two GOP-authored bills that would have prohibited public health officials from requiring individuals to get a COVID-19 vaccine and banned local ... to make it harder to fight this virus or keep Wisconsinites safe,‚Au Evers said in the messages.Currently, there is no state order requiring COVID-19 vaccines or prohibiting gatherings in places of worship ...
4/23/2021 Wisconsin, U.S. hit vaccine milestones ‚Äî 4/22/21 As President Joe Biden celebrated 200 million vaccine doses administered across the United States ‚Ai double the number he promised in his first 100 days in office ‚Ai Wisconsin set its own milestone Thursday: 4 million shots into arms. Still, public health officials in the state have a steep climb toward achieving ‚Auherd immunity‚Au from COVID-19. Milwaukee‚Aos mass vaccination site at the Wisconsin Center is expected to ...
4/22/2021 Saving the Earth means saving our health too, doctors say ... Wisconsin health professionals say climate change is also a crisis for public healthWarmer weather can mean more heat-related illness, tick-borne disease and harmful algal bloomsExtreme weather events can lead to injuries, chronic conditions and climate migrationClimate change is already affecting human health, and its impacts are expected to keep growing, doctors say Lewandowski is one of many providers who are sounding the alarm about how ...
4/22/2021 44 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, partners work to offer rides to vaccines ... Public Health Department and United Way‚Aos 211 Call Center.There were 1,677,365 people in Wisconsin who have completed the COVID-19 vaccine series, or 28.8% of the population, and 3,498,473 in Illinois who received both doses or 27.5% of the population, according to health agencies in both states on Wednesday.Rock County reported 44 new COVID-19 cases and no deaths on Wednesday. To date, a total of 15,393 ...
4/21/2021 Concerts on the Square Returns this Summer to Breese Stevens Field April 21, 2021 - United Soccer League One (USL1) - Forward Madison FC News ReleaseThe Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra's Concerts on the Square√C¬Æ are back this summer. Five concerts will be performed at Breese Stevens Field on Wednesday evenings at 7pm beginning July 7. Due to ongoing pandemic safety concerns for the public and the orchestra musicians, as well as the current Dane County Public Health Order guidelines, the audience ...
4/20/2021 Kenosha County COVID-19 update April 19, 2021: 15,255 positives ... Public Health is reporting 75,790 negative test results. Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting a positive rate of 9,082/100,000 people and a 2.0 percent case fatality rate in Kenosha County as of Friday. In Kenosha County, 35.98 percent of the population has had at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccination and 25.80 percent are fully vaccinated as of Monday, reports Kenosha County Public Health. Kenosha County Public Health ...
4/20/2021 Wisconsin, Iowa moved down on Chicago's travel order, but Indiana in danger of new restrictions Chicago Tribune Travelers from two of Illinois‚Ao neighboring states are no longer subject to Chicago‚Aos COVID-19 restrictions as of this week, but Indiana could be added back to the city‚Aos travel order list later if its cases do not go down.Wisconsin, Iowa, Nevada and Tennessee have moved down from the ‚Auorange‚Au tier to the ‚Auyellow tier,‚Au according to a Tuesday Chicago Department of Public Health ...
4/20/2021 Democrats Call for Virtual Joint Finance Hearing Joint Finance Committee JFC Democratic Reps. Erpenbach, Goyke, Johnson, Neubauer (Photo via FaceBook)Four Wisconsin elected officials have issued a joint letter to the co-chairs of the Joint Finance Committee (JFC), requesting that an ... Dam).‚AuAs you know,‚Au the letter states, ‚Authe current public health crisis related to the COVID-19 pandemic has created significant barriers to Wisconsinites accessing the in-person public hearings. This has caused a ...
4/20/2021 Plea raised across Wisconsin: Get vaccinated! ‚Äî 4/20/21 Now that vaccinations are widely available, Wisconsin is facing a new challenge: Convincing residents to get one. ‚AuWe have over 200 appointments available right now, this week, at Festival Hall,‚Au Racine Public Health Administrator Dottie-Kay Bowersox told the Journal Times. ‚AuAnd many of the other organizations within the city of Racine have appointments available ‚A¶ In order for us to get control of this, we need to be ...