The Wisconsin Elections Commission is encouraging residents who are concerned about being exposed to the new coronavirus to request an absentee ballot for the spring election and the presidential primary Tuesday, April 7.
Gov. Tony Evers directed the Department of Health Services Secretary-designee Andrea Palm to close public and private K-12 schools statewide in an attempt to contain the further spread of the novel coronavirus, the virus that causes COVID-19.
The novel coronavirus is especially deadly for older people with underlying conditions. UW Hospital and Clinics director of infection control Dr. Nasia Safdar discusses the additional dangers at-risk communities face from COVID-19 and steps the medical community is taking to address them.