Articles by Shamane Mills

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Dane County officials announced aggressive preventive measures affecting schools, restaurants and gatherings of 50 people or more to avert the spread of the new coronavirus.
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A spike in new cases of COVID-19 has Wisconsin health officials concerned the disease could be spreading without an indication of how they got it.
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Gov. Tony Evers declared a public health emergency as the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin grew to eight.
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While COVID-19 is not widespread in Wisconsin at this time, concern about containing it are prompting changes at doctor and dental offices.
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State health officials reported three additional cases of the virus that causes COVID-19 on the same day the World Health Organization declared the outbreak a pandemic.
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As health officials and providers brace for more potential cases of the new coronavirus, they are also working on ways to best communicate facts about the disease.
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Wisconsin health officials are expanding testing for the disease caused by the new coronavirus — not for everyone who may want it, but for those whose doctor recommends it.
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Prepping for a potential pandemic will likely include several state agencies, especially those linked to large gatherings or close quarters.
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Within the health care system, there’s increasing recognition of the role that housing plays in health. Hospitals, insurers and government officials around the country are taking steps to fix health issues that have links to poor housing.
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As COVID-19 spreads around the globe, state and local officials in Wisconsin are making preparations. While they say the risk of infection is low in Wisconsin, they said they want to be ready in case the outbreak worsens.