About 13% of residents live in multigenerational homes, many of them families of color. These residents face a higher risk of infection and death.
Category: Coronavirus Coverage
Wisconsin Watch’s reporters and editors are investigating state and local impacts of the global pandemic and issues related to quality of life in Wisconsin. Also follow our Wisconsin COVID-19 Update — a roundup of top news and information about Wisconsin’s response to the coronavirus.
Wisconsin has wasted few COVID-19 vaccine doses, data show
Wisconsin’s top episode of vaccine loss: A Grafton pharmacist intentionally spoiled hundreds of doses in December.
How to get a COVID-19 shot in Wisconsin: Vaccine hunters share tips
Tired of waiting, some eligible Wisconsinites take action or find help to nab vaccine appointments.
‘He shouldn’t have had to die’: COVID-19 infects half of Wisconsin inmates, five times the overall state rate
Prisoners lack space and some say rules to curb COVID-19 are unevenly enforced
Wisconsin’s No. 1 mink farming industry now seen as a COVID-19 risk
State officials knew little about the secretive industry until the pandemic struck; now they are scrambling to keep mink farmers and their animals safe
So you’ve been diagnosed with COVID-19. What next?
Wisconsin experts share tips for limiting spread and boosting your immune system — aiming to prevent hospitalization.
‘I’m happy to be part of history’: An ER nurse gets the coronavirus vaccine, offering example to others
Health care workers were among the first in Wisconsin on Dec. 14 to receive doses of the new Pfizer vaccine after the state’s first shipments arrived.
Charles Sheppard, Who Helped Hundreds Of Homeless Vets In Milwaukee, Dies Of COVID-19 At 61
Charles had been homeless, and believed in the power of one vet helping another.
Duane Bark — beloved educator and football coach who painted daughter’s nails, dies of COVID-19 at 61
Markesan district schools superintendent, athletic director mentored those around him without seeking recognition
‘Every single one of them changed lives’: 6 nuns at Greenfield Convent die of COVID-19
These six sisters lived their lives as educators and care providers. They all died from complications of COVID-19.
Rosemary Kraemer, beloved mother, grandmother and ‘GG’, dies of COVID-19 at 74
Rosemary Kraemer died Oct. 14, 2020, of complications from COVID-19 at age 74. She is one of more than 4,000 Wisconsinites lost to the virus.
Edward Anderson, WWII veteran who spent months as prisoner of war, dies of COVID-19 at 97
Anderson was 97 when he died of COVID-19 in November, one of more than 4,000 Wisconsinites who’ve died from the disease.