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Mabel Tainter and Red Cross host a blood drive

mabel Tainter
May 7, 2020

Governor Evers and DHS announce online map of community testing sites

Governor Tony Evers
May 7, 2020

Governor Evers and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services have announced expanded community testing sites and to help people with COVID-19 symptoms to be tested. DHS will update the map daily to reflect new mass community testing sites and sites that will be set up specifically to address outbreak areas in the state.

Republican legislators and business owners discuss opening up Wisconsin

May 7, 2020

This morning 

Media Briefing Call to Update State Emergency Operations Center COVID-19 Response

COVID-19 Media Briefing at SEOC - 5/5/2020

May 5, 2020
  • Gen. Paul Knapp, Wisconsin’s adjutant general
  • Department of Health Services Deputy Secretary Julie Willems Van Dijk

Live - Wisconsin Supreme Court Arguments on Safer at Home

May 5, 2020

Live coverage by Zoom meeting of this morning's Supreme Court arguments on the Safer at Home plan from Gov. Evers and Secretary Palm. Live Coverage thanks to Wisconsin Eye. There seem to be some intermittent problems with this stream. Our apologies.

Gov. Evers Announces Plan to Make Wisconsin One of the Top States in Testing Per Capita

May 4, 2020

MADISON —​ Gov. Tony Evers announced today the state's plan to make Wisconsin one of the top states in testing per capita, in addition to already being one of the top states in COVID-19 testing capacity. Gov. Evers shared that Wisconsin is prepared to provide 85,000 COVID-19 tests per week, ensuring that everyone in the state who needs a test receives a test.

Local drive-through COVID-19 testing for Eau Claire and Dunn counties

COVID-19 drive-through testing
May 4, 2020

Drive-through testing is taking place over the next week through many of the counties in the state. This has been mentioned here before but it was brought out again this morning in the Governor's briefing and we have received more detail about the local testing for Dunn and Eau Claire counties.

Media briefing by DHS on COVID-19 - 5/4/2020

COVID-19 Media Briefing - 5/4/2020

May 4, 2020

Today's briefing includes:

  • Governor Tony Evers
  • Secretary-designee Andrea Palm, Wisconsin Department of Health Services 
  • Dr. Ryan Westergaard, Chief Medical Officer of the Bureau of Communicable Diseases   
  • Ryan Nilsestuen, Chief Legal Counsel, Office of the Governor 
  • Tami Burns, Nurse at a Madison Dialysis Center

Dunn County weekly COVID-19 update

Mass Testing Sites
May 1, 2020

Weekly update for 5/1/2020 with Dunn County Public Health Director KT Gallagher. KT answers your questions and talks about upcoming mass testing sites in the area for people showing COVID-19 symptoms. There is no cost for this testing but you will be checked if you have any COVID-19 symptoms before testing.

Wisconsin National Guard Conducting Mobile Testing at Sites Around the State

May 1, 2020

MADISON — Eleven specimen collection teams from the Wisconsin National Guard are operating across Wisconsin supporting local health departments and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services to increase the state’s COVID-19 testing capacity.

Free Advertising for businesses and nonprofits suffering from the pandemic

April 30, 2020

Many businesses and organizations in the Chippewa Valley are suffering during the pandemic. Restaurants are short of customers and trying to make do with pickup service and selling gift cards for when life gets back to normal. Farmers are having a tough time of it and are working more on direct sales to consumers. Non-profits are struggling and looking for donors. 

Wisconsin receives N95 masks and sanitation system from FEMA

Gov. Evers
April 30, 2020

Governor Evers' office announced today that the state has received 230,000 N95 masks from FEMA, allowing the state to make serious progress toward having enough Personal Protection Equipment to move forward toward opening up more of the state. The state is also receiving a Battelle Critical Care Decontamination System™ (CCDS) to help decontaminate N95 respirator masks, which will help extend the life of these important supplies.

Assembly Committee on State Affairs Meeting

WMC Back to Business Logo
April 30, 2020

The Assembly Committee on State Affairs is currently meeting and discussing the Badger Business Plan from the WMC.. 

Wisconsin National Guard conducting mobile testing at sites around the state

National Guard Conducting Testing
April 29, 2020

WI NATIONAL GUARD RELEASE: Wisconsin National Guard conducting mobile testing at sites around the state
CONTACT: Capt. Joe Trovato |  | 608-242-3048