As the federal government rolls out stimulus payments under the CARES Act, there's appreciation mixed with concern: Will it be enough for struggling families? Will it ignite a stalled economy? Will it go to those who truly need it?
Members of the State Disaster Medical Advisory Committee are still working on developing guidelines for the use of ventilators for patients with COVID-19, and they're looking for ways to craft these guidelines with public engagement.
The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in a temporary timeout for athletic events in Wisconsin. There’s been a cascade of cancelations for spring marathons and shorter distance races which have left organizers scrambling. Many are offering virtual races instead.
Nurses, paramedics, cafeteria workers and housekeepers in hospital settings described health and economic concerns they have for themselves and their families during a video conference hosted by the Service Employees International Union.
As the coronavirus spreads across Wisconsin, the state's rural hospitals are making room for more patients. This means postponing non-essential surgeries and other procedures, which threaten to strain the bottom line of these facilities.
Wisconsin isn't even halfway through a month-long order to stay home to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and health officials are now asking residents and businesses to "double down" and be "resilient" in the face of the pandemic.