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When Someone in Household Has COVID-19

When Someone in Household Has COVID-19

How to avoid getting it. Expert tips for limiting spread and boosting your immune system.

Hospitals Wait In Line for Injury Lawsuits

Hospitals Wait In Line for Injury Lawsuits

They are increasingly filing liens against uninsured patients in case they sue someone for damages.

Hospital Files 200 Lawsuits Against Patients

Hospital Files 200 Lawsuits Against Patients

Many hospitals in state promised to slow down debt collection during pandemic. They haven’t.

Rising Cases, Stress at One Hospital

Rising Cases, Stress at One Hospital

As legislator leaders fail to take action, health care workers see no end in sight.

People With Disabilities Still Waiting on Unemployment

People With Disabilities Still Waiting on Unemployment

Wisconsin residents left in limbo with dwindling bank accounts.

Disabled Workers Okayed for Pandemic Aid

Disabled Workers Okayed for Pandemic Aid

State gets federal permission to reverse its policy. Problem arose due to Walker-era restrictions passed.

State Using Half of Testing Capacity

State Using Half of Testing Capacity

DHS officials call for residents to more readily get tested for COVID-19.

State Unemployment Insurance System Failing Many

State Unemployment Insurance System Failing Many

The pandemic has exposed the weaknesses of the current system, and left many without help.

Minority Workers Get Less Unemployment Aid?

Minority Workers Get Less Unemployment Aid?

National studies shows Black, Latino workers typically get less aid. Wisconsin has no data by race.

State Wants Pandemic Aid for Residents on Disability Insurance

State Wants Pandemic Aid for Residents on Disability Insurance

State officials are seeking permission from the federal government.

Pandemic Exposes Caregiver Shortage

Pandemic Exposes Caregiver Shortage

Care for elderly and disabled was already hard to find, the pandemic made it worse.

Reopening Could Threaten the Vulnerable

Reopening Could Threaten the Vulnerable

Advocates for elderly, disabled urge communities not to reopen too soon.

Ventilators ‘Almost a Death Sentence’?

Ventilators ‘Almost a Death Sentence’?

Study shows they don’t work for many COVID-19 patients, state's hospitals limiting their use.

Hospitals Sue Patients During Pandemic

Hospitals Sue Patients During Pandemic

Wisconsin hospitals continued to sue patients after Gov. Tony Evers declared a Public Health Emergency.

Diabetic? Here’s What You Need to Know During COVID-19 Pandemic

Diabetic? Here’s What You Need to Know During COVID-19 Pandemic

An endocrinologist answers important questions.

One Doctor’s Fight to Handle Opioid Crisis

One Doctor’s Fight to Handle Opioid Crisis

Opioid addiction is rife in rural communities like Necedah. How should a doctor respond?