Friday, July 1, 2022 - 1:00pm
Vaccines are now available for all age groups, and families are weighing data, but also concerns, as they consider whether to vaccinate their youngest kids.
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 4:20pm
With vaccinations now approved for all but the young infants, the COVID-19 pandemic is entering a late stage in which options to minimize risks from the disease are available for nearly every Wisconsinite. However, three summers after virus first struck the state, more transmissible omicron subvariants are keeping disease activity…
Monday, June 27, 2022 - 4:45pm
Some hospitals are still waiting to schedule vaccination appointments for kids ages 6 months to 5 years old despite the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommending the shots more than a week ago.
Monday, June 27, 2022 - 10:55am
Gracie Skogman of Wisconsin Right to Life and Tanya Atkinson of Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin reacted to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Dobbs v. Jackson, which overturned its 1973 Roe v. Wade decision and ended nearly 50 years of constitutional protection for abortion. Charles Franklin, director of the Marquette…
Friday, June 24, 2022 - 10:00pm
UW-Madison pediatric infectious disease specialist Dr. James Conway discusses federal approval of COVID-19 vaccines for young children ages 6 months to 5 years old.
Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 5:45am
After more than two years of waiting, some of Wisconsin's youngest residents received their first COVID-19 vaccine Wednesday at Fitchburg Family Pharmacy.
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 - 4:05pm
Over the last several days, parents and guardians of children under 5 years old have expressed confusion and frustration over access to the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines.
Monday, June 20, 2022 - 7:05am
After federal regulators approved the COVID-19 vaccine for young children, Wisconsin health systems are preparing to administer the vaccines and talk to parents who have questions about them.
Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 6:05am
Dannette Justus finds places in Wisconsin with which children can connect, and she finds a book to fit that location. The 50-yard line at Lambeau Field. Center court in the Fiserv Forum. The top of the Northwestern Mutual building that overlooks downtown Milwaukee
Tuesday, June 14, 2022 - 6:15am
Did you get the COVID-19 vaccine but are waiting to vaccinate your eligible child? If so, why? What information do you need before you sign your child up?
Wednesday, June 8, 2022 - 6:15am
A half dozen formerly incarcerated people shared how hard it was to choose between paying $7.50 for a medical copay and other costs, such as some toiletries, a phone call or court filings.
Wednesday, June 8, 2022 - 5:30am
Children under 5, like all age groups in Wisconsin, saw a spike in positive cases of COVID-19 that peaked around May 8. Unlike the other age groups, though, the youngest Wisconsinites aren’t yet eligible for a vaccine.
Friday, June 3, 2022 - 5:00am
After two disrupted years of school with whole chunks of the year online, some Wisconsin high schoolers were able to get a taste of normal — and celebrate major milestones like prom.
Thursday, June 2, 2022 - 5:50am
JBS USA, a national meatpacking company with a plant in Green Bay will pay a penalty of less than $15,000 in a settlement over a federal finding that unsafe practices early in the pandemic sickened and killed Wisconsin workers.
Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 5:30am
Eric Boynton is using his background in philosophy to examine how the "slow burn" of the COVID-19 pandemic, which in a little over two years killed at least 1 million Americans, affects how the country grieves that scale of loss.
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 1:05pm
For the second year in a row, the majority of uses of "last resort" measures to control student behavior were against students with disabilities and elementary school students, according to data released by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction in May.
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 12:00pm
Rural Wisconsin has more startup businesses than the state's urban centers, a new report found — but startups across the state have been in steep decline for decades.
Saturday, May 28, 2022 - 8:00am
A rundown of relevant and interesting reads from across the state, shared every Saturday.
Friday, May 27, 2022 - 12:00pm
A state appeals court ruled that a Wisconsin hospital was not required to treat a COVID-19 patient with ivermectin after a family member obtained a prescription for it from an outside doctor.
Friday, May 27, 2022 - 5:00am
AAA Wisconsin is projecting 740,946 Wisconsin residents will travel at least 50 miles or more between Thursday and Monday.
Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 3:25pm
New data from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services show COVID-19 infections in April were highest among those who have been vaccinated and boosted against the coronavirus. Data from April also show unvaccinated individuals died from COVID at seven times the rate of those who completed vaccine series.
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - 5:00am
Though most Wisconsin students went back to in-person learning, it was popular enough for some families that Wisconsin school districts and charters have invested in a virtual school option.
Monday, May 23, 2022 - 12:20pm
State leaders say meat processors need help expanding their capacity after 100 processors applied for a smaller grant program last year, requesting $4.4 million for projects.
Monday, May 23, 2022 - 9:40am
Democratic State Senator LaTonya Johnson of Milwaukee said gun violence in the city is "out of control," and she's worried about what may happen in summer months. Wisconsin's chief medical officer and state epidemiologist for community health, Dr. Jasmine Zapata, said shortages of baby formula are hoped to be resolved…
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 6:55pm
Laura Sauve, health officer for Barron County, discusses another rise in COVID-19 cases and what high community transmission means given vaccination rates and hospital capacity in northwest Wisconsin.
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 10:45am
The City of Milwaukee Health Department is recommending people again wear face coverings as the county experiences a high level of community spread of COVID-19.
Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 3:17pm
State health officials are urging people in multiple regions of Wisconsin to mask up in workplaces, grocery stores, and other indoor public spaces as new COVID-19 cases climb to their highest level in three months. Hospitalizations have climbed to their highest point in over two months, meanwhile, and new deaths…
Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 10:35am
Supply chain issues are forcing Harley-Davidson to suspend manufacturing and shipments of most of its vehicles for two weeks, a move affecting the company's Menomonee Falls plant.
Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 5:50am
Federal relief funds for Wisconsin's pre-K-12 schools has largely gone toward educational technology, responses to COVID-19 and addressing the effects of school closures, according to a new report from the Wisconsin Policy Forum.
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 4:15pm
Social isolation driven by the COVID-19 pandemic has led to more Wisconsin children seeking mental health care at state emergency rooms.