Eleven Wisconsin counties are at the level of COVID-19 trends where the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends wearing a mask indoors in public, according to federal data updated Thursday night.
Author: Tim Stumm
The University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute gave Wisconsin a C for overall health in a report card released earlier this year, which looked at measures of length and quality of life.
The Senate will gavel out of a special session scheduled this month by Gov. Tony Evers to repeal a state law that bans abortions in most cases, Senate Majority Leader Devin LeMahieu said Wednesday.
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Wisconsin’s medical malpractice fund had a net position of around $1.3 billion at the end of last June, largely due to positive investment income and a decline in loss liabilities over the past decade, according to a report released this week by the Legislative Audit Bureau.
Wisconsin Medical Society CEO Dr. Bud Chumbley is set to retire next month. Chumbley joined the society in November 2017, leading it through the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More
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Gov. Tony Evers issued an executive order Thursday prohibiting price gouging of baby formula.
Dr. Ryan Westergaard, chief medical officer of the Bureau of Communicable Diseases for the Department of Health Services, isn’t ready to label COVID-19 an endemic virus - a term he said most epidemiologists reserve for something that’s reached a steady state or is predictable.
An increase in Medicaid dental rates helped boost the number of providers and services in half of the four counties in the pilot program, but it failed to reduce emergency room visits for dental care.
Eighty-seven percent of nursing home workers in Wisconsin are vaccinated against COVID-19, according to a recent analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation.