For some Janesville bars and restaurants, COVID-19 has made outdoor dining a necessary option.
Students at the school have been learning virtually since the school pivoted to online learning Sept. 16 to prevent a breakout of COVID-19.
The city of Janesville on Wednesday set trick-or-treating hours and offered precautions.
Eighteen people are hospitalized in Rock County with COVID-19, the most in a single day since May 28.
They're not loitering. They're not up to no good. They're just some guys hanging out in lawn chairs outside in the parking lot of an empty department store, having coffee and talking. Why? COVID-19.
Under a new plan that goes live next month, high school students in the Janesville School District who plan to learn in the classroom will attend school in person every other day.
The state Department of Health Services found no deficiencies at Rock Haven nursing home after two investigations related to COVID-19.
The Janesville School District on Thursday released new data on students and staff affected by the coronavirus.
As CVS Pharmacy begins offering COVID-19 testing in Janesville, other providers struggle with having consistent testing resources.
The Rock County Historical Society might suspend operations if money can't be found, the director says.
Local residents, school officials, state lawmakers and business operators sounded off Tuesday on the governor's extended masking mandate, which runs until Nov. 21.
The number of active and confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Rock County has doubled since Sept. 1
The COVID-19 era has started to show signs of wear on Janesville's busy retail sector on the Milton Avenue strip. The pandemic effect has descended, playing some role in recent closure of seven shops and restaurants in the city's main commercial corridor.
The quick spike in COVID-19 cases in Whitewater after students returned to campus is presenting a threat to local public health resources, said Carlo Nevicosi, deputy director of the Walworth County Department of Health and Human Services.
Janesville School District families are working through a learning curve while their students learn at ARISE Virtual Academy this year. Some things are easy, while others are a struggle. And then there are the quirks with the learning platform.
An online discussion about racial disparities and the coronavirus in Rock County was held Thursday night.
CVS Health announced Thursday it will open two more drive-thru COVID-19 test sites in Rock County on Friday as part of a plan to add more than 2,000 new testing sites at pharmacies nationwide.
When positive cases arise, the district plans to identify which schools are affected. However, the district might not identify smaller schools to prevent accidentally identifying the people who tested positive.
Rock County reported three more deaths caused by COVID-19 on Tuesday bringing the county's death count to 32.
Less than a week after UW-Whitewater officials told the Whitewater City Council that “there isn’t anything we can do” to prevent large off-campus parties, the university has reversed course.
To "prevent a breakout of COVID-19," the Janesville School District is suspending face-to-face instruction at Craig High School and Roosevelt Elementary School starting Tuesday until at least Friday, Sept. 25, according to a district email to parents.
If UW-Whitewater’s campus is forced to shut down and go all virtual for the rest of the semester because of out-of-control COVID-19 cases, the university would not be alone in suffering economically.
UW-Whitewater on Friday moved to limit indoor and outdoor gatherings to no more than 10 people “for the foreseeable future,” a move brought on by an increase in COVID-19 cases “both locally and statewide.”
The Rock County Public Health Department reported 51 new cases of the virus Thursday, 10 more than the previous record of 41 new cases seen May 21 and July 6.
Tommy Thompson said the lack of mask-wearing and social-distancing might mean schools cannot “finish the semester.” Differing from some local officials, he didn’t think UW-Whitewater will have that problem.
UW-Whitewater’s interim chancellor said the university was “not far behind” UW-Madison, which late Wednesday announced it would move all classes online for two weeks because of rising coronavirus cases.
A third Rock County resident died from COVID-19 last week, according to the state Department of Health Services.
The Orfordville Parkview School District and Rock County Christian School in Beloit are among the latest school districts or schools to report positive cases of the coronavirus among staff or students.
Several Brodhead High School students tested positive for coronavirus after a student gathering, according to the Green County Health Department.
The Janesville School District confirmed Sunday that two students have tested positive for coronavirus.
Rock County COVID-19 data is trending poorly again, and officials from the health department still say it is difficult to pinpoint the cause.
The Community Kids Learning Center in Janesville will temporarily close because a worker tested positive for COVID-19, according to a Community Action news release shared late Tuesday.
Two Beloit College students are in isolation after having tested positive for COVID-19, according to a news release from the college.