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The state Supreme Court has overturned Wisconsin's stay-at-home order, striking down one of the primary tools Gov. Tony Evers' administration has used in its effort to slow the spread of COVID-19.
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Wisconsin’s Supreme Court struck down the state's "Safer at Home" order, leaving Wisconsin with no plan in place to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. Gov. Tony Evers said the ruling will undercut the progress the state has made on containing COVID-19.
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The Eau Claire City-County Health Department has secured a court order mandating an individual be quarantined amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Details about the individual and circumstances not being released.
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The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has started releasing the names of skilled nursing homes with current COVID-19 investigations. The agency lists 38 active investigations, with a cluster in the southeastern part of the state.
Everyone is vulnerable to conspiracism, said Ajay Sethi, a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health. With COVID-19, that's especially true.
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The protests to reopen Wisconsin aren't the first time the state has seen a backlash to aggressive public health measures. UW-Madison professor emerita Judith Walzer Leavitt discusses the1894 smallpox riots in Milwaukee and the lessons that were learned from them.
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There are 10,902 positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin as of May 13, according to the state Department of Health Services. That's an increase of 291 cases from the day before.
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Life has changed for Wisconsinites amid the coronavirus pandemic and the state's related stay-at-home order. Some of the small changes individuals are making are adding up to have a greater collective impact.
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The end of a preempted school year is approaching and many students, teachers and parents across the state have been navigating learning at home since March. Deputy State Superintendent Michael Thompson explains how districts are coping, as well as what the future holds for K-12 schools.
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As Wisconsin ramps up testing for COVID-19, state health officials are also looking to expand contact tracing.