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Janel Heinrich

Janel Heinrich, Director of Public Health Madison and Dane County.

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State High Court Declines to Block Mask Mandate

State High Court Declines to Block Mask Mandate

Won’t bypass lower courts, as asked, to overrule Dane County mask order.

WILL Asks Wisconsin Supreme Court to Strike Down Dane County Universal Mask Order
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WILL Asks Wisconsin Supreme Court to Strike Down Dane County Universal Mask Order

Wisconsin Supreme Court recently made clear that public health officers do not have unlimited authority

Madison, Dane County Mandate Vaccine For Workers

Madison, Dane County Mandate Vaccine For Workers

Public employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing.

State High Court Blocks School Closures

State High Court Blocks School Closures

Local health departments can’t order closures, 4-3 Supreme Court decision rules.

Children’s Vaccinations Vary By County

Children’s Vaccinations Vary By County

In Dane County, 29% of those aged 12 to 15 have had first dose, in Clark County just 1%.

Officials Push To Vaccinate Kids 12 to 15

Officials Push To Vaccinate Kids 12 to 15

Could help get to herd immunity, officials across state sending consent forms to parents.

Why Some Counties Have Fewer Cases

Why Some Counties Have Fewer Cases

Dane and St. Croix counties are well below other counties in per-capita COVID-19 numbers.

Plaintiffs seek Injunction against new “Madison Dane” and Milwaukee orders
Wisconsin Politicos Respond to Safer At Home Ruling

Wisconsin Politicos Respond to Safer At Home Ruling

Politicians, lobbyists and activists fall back on party line in attacking or praising decision.

19 Cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin

19 Cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin

Two in Milwaukee County. State’s total up to 19 as of Friday

Two Additional Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed in Dane County
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Two Additional Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed in Dane County

Patients were in contact with person with illness confirmed earlier this week

Third Case of COVID-19 Confirmed in Wisconsin
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Third Case of COVID-19 Confirmed in Wisconsin

Person was exposed while traveling