More Beloit residents have tested positive for the coronavirus than in any other Rock County municipality, but Janesville claims the higher mortality rate.
UW-Whitewater officials said Monday that students returning to campus in fall will be required to wear masks, social distance and perform daily online health screenings, and those with COVID-19 symptoms must be tested.
Chaplain Randy Booth is not sure "tele-chaplaincy" is a word, but it might be the best way to describe a new way to keep people connected during the pandemic.
NEW YORK (AP) — The number of new coronavirus cases per day in the U.S. stood near an all-time high Thursday, hovering close to the peak reached in late April during some of the darkest and deadliest days of the crisis.
COVID-19 hospitalizations have dropped in Rock County, but health officials say the community should not let its guard down.
Under the new, temporary process, Building Director Tom Clippert will have authority to review and approve requests for outdoor seating.
Local nonprofits could receive thousands of dollars in federal funding to help people whose income has been threatened by coronavirus pandemic.
Beloit’s NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes is partnering with a Chicago pharmaceutical company on medicines that could treat patients with life-threatening symptoms of COVID-19.
Janesville manufacturer Hufcor is wrestling with an apparent COVID-19 outbreak that prompted the company to shut down its plant last week and require its workers to seek coronavirus testing.
The hospital's foundation has focused its efforts on replacing the X-ray equipment, which hospital officials say is crucial to providing patient care, particularly for COVID-19 patients.
Rock County Public Health Department officials are reviewing COVID-19 data from the last two weeks to determine whether the county is ready to enter phase 2 of its reopening plan.
Rock County Public Health Officer Marie-Noel Sandoval is named in a federal lawsuit claiming she and other health officers across the state infringed on individuals' rights by implementing safer-at-home orders.
The Janesville City Council will decide Monday whether to waive interest and penalties on property tax payments due on or after April 1.
Rock County's epidemic curve shows fewer people have reported the onset of COVID-19 symptoms in recent days compared to this time last month.
Walworth County health officials Tuesday reported 20 more COVID-19 cases, bringing the county’s total to 418.
The Janesville Mall has officially reopened to shoppers after the state and Rock County lifted temporary COVID-19 lockdowns.
As restaurants and bars reopen, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, some have pulled the stools from the bars.
The city is in better shape to recover from this downturn than it was during the Great Recession, City Manager Mark Freitag said.
Rock County public health officials said the county saw an uptick of 13 confirmed positive coronavirus tests and a decline in the number of patients hospitalized with COVID-19.
UW-Whitewater is planning for students, faculty and staff to return to its campuses in Whitewater and Rock County for the fall semester, the chancellor announced Friday afternoon.
The Rock County 4-H Fair has been canceled for 2020 because of community health concerns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a news release on the fair's Facebook page.
Millions of dollars will be given to local governments for pandemic-related expenses under a statewide grant program announced this week by Gov. Tony Evers' office.
Walworth County has recorded its 17th confirmed death from COVID-19, the 11th person to die who was older than 80, the county’s health department reported Thursday.
The number of confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in the county jumped from 588 on Wednesday to 607 Thursday.
CVS Pharmacy is offering drive-through COVID-19 testing at its Beloit location at 2149 Prairie Ave., according to a CVS Health news release.
County Administrator Josh Smith said Tuesday that a contracted agency nurse was one of three Rock Haven employees who have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Rock County officials formed a task force Tuesday to figure out how they will reopen the virus-silenced courtrooms.
The Janesville City Council on Monday approved a citywide economic recovery plan, including the start of a small-business microloan program that could help businesses that were ineligible for other government help.
Eight residents and three employees have tested positive for the coronavirus at Rock Haven, the county's nursing home, County Administrator Josh Smith said Tuesday.
The percentage of positive coronavirus cases reported each day in Rock County has decreased since last Thursday's record-high day.
Since its last update before the holiday weekend, Walworth County on Tuesday reported four more deaths from COVID-19—bringing the total to 16—and three more hospitalizations from the disease.
United Alloy has announced plans to shut down its Janesville plant for two weeks in June and July as the metal fabricator works through COVID-19 ripples in the supply chain it serves.
The trial of Julian D. Collazo has been moved to September, with attorneys suggesting virus-safety precautions could lead to legal problems.
One Fairhaven Senior Services resident in Whitewater is keeping changes brought by the pandemic in perspective, recalling the Nazi invasion of her Denmark home. Others shared how they’re getting by, too.
Neither Grace nor Jacob Shepard expected a pandemic to cut the school year short. But the Milton High School siblings experienced just how serious COVID-19 could be when Grace tested positive for COVID-19.
The Janesville Patriotic Society continued its ritual of a rifle salute and playing taps Monday morning in a section of Oak Hill Cemetery where 246 veterans are buried.