COVID-19 patients experience many symptoms: Fever, chills, muscle pain, loss of taste or smell, sore throat, cough. But one of the biggest concerns for Dr. Jeff Pothof, chief quality officer at UW Health, is shortness of breath.
The Evers administration is pushing for more Wisconsinites to receive COVID-19 tests in an effort to open the state quickly. The governor set goals to provide free testing at long-term care facilities like nursing homes and to deploy state resources to track outbreaks at workplaces.
Last month, with pandemic closures on the horizon, the Wisconsin Humane Society put out a call for people to clear out its shelters. From Sunday, March 15 to the following Friday, its Milwaukee and Green Bay locations adopted and fostered out 319 pets, clearing out every available animal.