Wisconsin prisons to allow in-person visits again
Wisconsin prisons will allow in-person visits again beginning next week as COVID-19 cases continue to decline.
COVID could become endemic in 2022, Wisconsin health official says
Wisconsin's top medical officer said COVID-19 could become endemic by the end of 2022, anticipating a stage where case numbers remain fairly constant.
Milwaukee police, security at COVID testing sites after altercations
The Milwaukee Police Department and security companies are providing COVID-19 test site security after reports of some altercations and line cutting.
Wisconsin health officials report increase in cases of MIS-C
Health officials in Wisconsin are reporting an increase in cases of Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome in Children, a rare but serious condition associated with COVID-19.
Fond du Lac officer dies, complications from COVID-19
Officer Joseph Kurer, 26, has died due to complications from COVID-19.
Wisconsin county asks the public to do their own contact tracing due to COVID-19 surge
A western Wisconsin county health department is asking members of the public to move forward with their own contact tracing as they deal with a COVID-19 surge.
Report: COVID-19 pandemic driving alcohol sales in Wisconsin
A new report suggests people are buying dramatically more alcohol as the COVID-19 pandemic drags on.
Evers extends $100 incentive for COVID-19 vaccinations
Wisconsin's $100 reward program for those receiving the COVID-19 vaccine will be extended two weeks until Sept. 19, Gov. Tony Evers announced Friday.
Summerfest: COVID vaccine, negative test required to attend
A COVID-19 vaccination or negative COVID-19 test result will be required to attend Summerfest 2021.
COVID-19 cases could be linked to Bucks' championship run
Health officials say they've identified nearly 500 coronavirus cases statewide that could be linked to the large crowds that gathered in downtown Milwaukee as fans cheered on the Bucks' run to the NBA championship.
University of Wisconsin System to offer vaccinated students $7K scholarships
The University of Wisconsin System plans to offer nearly $500,000 in scholarships this fall to students who have been vaccinated against the coronavirus.
COVID vaccine for zoo animals in Wisconsin
Some animals at the zoos in Madison and Milwaukee will receive an experimental COVID-19 vaccine.
COVID vaccine proof: Wisconsin bill forbids requiring it
The Wisconsin Assembly on Wednesday passed a Republican-backed bill that would prohibit businesses, colleges and universities, governments and anyone else in the state from requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination.
1 in 5 Wisconsinites are fully vaccinated
One in five Wisconsin residents has completed their COVID-19 vaccine series, state data show.
WI residents 16+ now eligible for COVID vaccine, more sites available
On Monday, April 5, all Wisconsin residents 16 years and older are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.
Everyone in WI age 16 and up COVID-19 vaccine eligible on April 5
Everyone in Wisconsin age 16 and up will be eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine starting Monday, April 5, Governor Tony Evers tweeted.
Nearly 600 Wisconsin pharmacies to offer COVID-19 vaccinations
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services announced seven new pharmacy partners will start receiving vaccines this week as part of the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program, to be given at nearly 600 locations.
1 million Wisconsin residents have completed the COVID-19 vaccine series
More than 1 million Wisconsin residents have completed the the COVID-19 vaccine series, state data show.
Wisconsin bars, restaurants can now sell cocktails, wine to go
The bill, which won bipartisan approval in the Legislature, allows for mixed drinks and glasses of wine to be sold to go as long as they have tamper-evident seals. It takes effect immediately.
Why Wisconsin reported -2 coronavirus deaths Sunday
For the first time since the start of the pandemic, the state of Wisconsin reported a death total in the negatives, leading some to wonder how that’s possible.