A group of parents asked the Milton School Board on Monday night to lift the district’s mask mandate for students, saying the time had come and that the danger of contracting COVID-19 was minimal.
Rock County health authorities warned Wednesday that the pandemic is not over and reported a rise in hospitalizations.
For many years, Cassilyn Brown’s home in Madison has housed three generations, including her husband, three children and father-in-law.
Walworth County’s health department is holding free walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics this week in Elkhorn and Whitewater.
Walworth County health officials say they will not consider political identities when doing COVID-19 vaccine outreach despite nationwide data showing strong hesitancy among Republicans.
The COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Blackhawk Technical College is now accepting walk-ins, according to a social media post from the state Department of Health Services.
The Janesville School Board on Tuesday voted to allow more spectators at some athletics contests.
Two more coronavirus variants have been detected in Rock County—one first discovered in travelers from Brazil and the other from South Africa, health officials announced Thursday.
Ava Pennycook is a COVID-19 long-hauler, and her haul has gotten even longer since she spoke with The Gazette for the first time in September.
A Beloit man is suing the company that owns the Birds Eye food processing plant in Darien because he says unsafe working conditions led to him getting COVID-19 and passing it to his wife, who died last May.
Milton school officials are limiting some students' access to "alternative fall" homecoming out of COVID-19 concern.
Rock County health officials say they worry a coronavirus variant strain might be driving a jump in local COVID-19 hospitalizations.
A Rock County Jail captain said Monday she believes the string of COVID-19 cases that emerged last week has been “contained,” and the number of inmates who have tested positive remains at four.
Rock County is offering free rides to those who need to get to their vaccine appointments during the week, according to a news release shared by the Rock County Council on Aging.
Four Rock County Jail inmates have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last two days, a jail official said Friday afternoon, news that comes one day before the jail plans to offer vaccines to inmates.
Community Action's Kids Learning Center in Janesville is temporarily closed until mid-April in the wake of two confirmed COVID-19 cases at the facility, according to a news release issued Thursday.
Rock County public health officials say they are concerned about the potential for widespread variant coronavirus strains, especially after spring breaks and other travel opportunities.
Walworth County Department of Health & Human Services officials say a glitch last week in its software for scheduling COVID-19 vaccine appointments has been fixed.
SSM Health is now offering online scheduling for COVID-19 vaccine appointments, according to a news release.
The Rock County Jail will offer single-dose coronavirus vaccines to inmates Saturday thanks largely to HealthNet of Rock County, which a jail official said Monday has “come through for us big time.”
Beloit Health System will offer vaccination clinics Wednesday through Friday, April 7-9, in the Beloit Memorial Hospital auditorium, 1969 W. Hart Road.
Mark Goelzer, medical director at Mercyhealth, said having a majority of seniors vaccinated has started to ease the pressure on health care staffing and resources, which were squeezed during fall and winter when coronavirus activity reached its peak.
The United Way Blackhawk Region has launched rockcountyshot.com, a website with local information and resources regarding COVID-19 vaccine access, eligibility, safety, cost and more.
A Feb. 4 order from the Rock County Public Health Department mandates face coverings for everyone ages 5 or older when indoors in public or in enclosed spaces with people not from their own households.
Gov. Tony Evers announced Tuesday all Wisconsinites older than 16 will be eligible to receive vaccine beginning Monday.
UW-Whitewater on Monday announced plans to have 2021 graduates walk across the stage this spring, but loved ones will not be allowed to attend because of coronavirus safety precautions.
Rock County is experiencing a rise in new COVID-19 cases as a variant strain of the novel coronavirus has been detected in the county, according to the Rock County Public Health Department.
The Rock County Public Health Department has removed COVID-19 vaccine registration forms from its website and advises nonvaccinated people to use the state registry or reach out to local providers.
Rock County health officials say they are "not overly concerned" about recent increases in COVID-19 activity and are not changing their recommended restrictions on businesses and gatherings.
One year after contracting COVID-19, Caron Eaton is eager to get back out into the world, to travel and to spend time with those she loves. But the disease continues to live on in her, and some symptoms refuse to go away.
SSM Health Dean Medical Group- Janesville East has COVID-19 vaccine appointments available for those eligible, some as soon as this weekend.
COVID-19 vaccine scheduling processes are likely to remain much the same next week after thousands more people are deemed eligible in Rock County, local health officials said.
Whitewater saw “a number of large gatherings” over the weekend, which prompted UW-Whitewater’s vice chancellor for student affairs to plead with students to follow coronavirus safety protocols.
Rock County on Monday held its first jury trial since the pandemic started more than a year ago, and court officials had to juggle safety guidelines and the novelty of holding a trial in a new building.
Walworth County sent 907 emails to vaccine registrants in February, disclosing their email addresses to everyone on that list.