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This is the in-development Roku channel of Wis.Community. The Roku app is being developed, and we hope that it will go live and appear in the channel store for Roku by late April. 

Lupus Patients Can’t Get Crucial Medication After President Trump Pushes Unproven Coronavirus Treatment

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The drug Plaquenil keeps Anna Valdez’s lupus in check.

Coronavirus Task Force Meeting 3/22/2020

Members of the Coronavirus Task Force Hold a Press Briefing

This briefing is supposed to start at approximately 4 PM.

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Reach 381


The number of confirmed COVID-19 infections in Wisconsin reached 381 in today's report from the Department of Health Services. The number of reported deaths remains at 4. 6611 tests have been conducted in the state as of today. 

Federal and State Income Tax Filing Deadlines Moved to July 15

The was moved back to July 15 from April 15 yesterday. Wisconsin Department of Revenue officials announced today that the Wisconsin tax filing deadline would also be moved to July 15 without penalty or interest for filing late.

Wisconsin Voter Registration Deadline Extended to March 30

Federal Judge William Conley has issued an order changing the deadline for voter registration in Wisconsin back to March 30. This allows eight more days for voters to register in the state. The order was in response to a lawsuit from the Democratic Party of Wisconsin and the DNC. Other demands from the lawsuit (including dropping the need for voter ID when requesting an absentee ballot) were not responded to in the order. 

Confirmed Wisconsin COVID-19 Cases Now 281 infections, 4 Deaths


Confirmed cases in Wisconsin has risen to 281 and the number of deaths is now 4. Legislative leaders in the state today made a statement thanking healthcare workers throughout the state and agreeing with the Governor that there is no need for further shutdown orders in the state:

Gov. Evers modifies Mass Gathering Order

Governor Evers

Governor Tony Evers has modified the Executive Order controlling mass gatherings. The restrictions previously in place (including limiting gatherings to ten people or fewer) stay in place, but additions are:

WisContext - The Urgent Battle To Flatten Wisconsin's COVID-19 Curve

Over the course of a single historic week, daily life in Wisconsin and across much of the United States ground to a halt as a dangerous new virus arrived in communities across the nation. A flurry of shutdowns raced to keep up with the spread of COVID-19 and the growing realization of its looming human impact.

Music - let's try this

I know we're all feeling a little on-edge. On a personal note I have been running as fast as I can for the past week and still feel incredibly behind. There are so many things to do, and life refuses to slow down. And as things stand now I am more and more just hunkering down in the house and trying to do everything from here. I have the disturbing feeling that the smattering of life video from meetings yesterday will be the last outside reporting gig for a while.


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