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Milwaukee Prepares for COVID-19 Surge

Milwaukee Prepares for COVID-19 Surge

More hospital capacity, ventilators, protective equipment needed for coming onslaught.

Eight COVID-19 Deaths in Milwaukee’s African American Community

Eight COVID-19 Deaths in Milwaukee’s African American Community

In the City of Milwaukee, the African-American community is facing a crisis.

African-Americans Hit Hard by COVID-19

African-Americans Hit Hard by COVID-19

Majority of cases in the City of Milwaukee are African Americans.

Why Flattening The Curve Matters

Why Flattening The Curve Matters

Mayor Tom Barrett lays out how Wisconsin could be short by 56,000 hospital beds.

County Asks for Equipment Donations

County Asks for Equipment Donations

Help save healthcare workers' lives; donate masks, gloves, disinfectants, safety glasses.

First Responders React To Supply Shortage, Change Operations

First Responders React To Supply Shortage, Change Operations

Police officers and firefighters are having trouble accessing the personal protective equipment they need.

Milwaukee County Releases Interactive Map of COVID-19 Outbreak

Milwaukee County Releases Interactive Map of COVID-19 Outbreak

64 cases confirmed in Milwaukee County. Tracker allows public to better monitor outbreak.

COVID-19 Testing Supplies Running Low

COVID-19 Testing Supplies Running Low

State and local officials prioritizing tests for worst cases, so results understate spread of disease.

40 COVID-19 Cases in Milwaukee County

40 COVID-19 Cases in Milwaukee County

Up 67% since yesterday. Abele favors moving back the spring election.

Milwaukee Officials Ask Public to Stay Home, As Much as Possible

Milwaukee Officials Ask Public to Stay Home, As Much as Possible

As cases of COVID-19 grow in Milwaukee County and the state, preventive measures now will save lives in the future.

Milwaukee County Updates Regarding COVID-19
Press Release

Milwaukee County Updates Regarding COVID-19

Milwaukee County Parks and the Zoo will close effective this weekend until further notice