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34 Vaccine Doses Spoil at Wisconsin Center

34 Vaccine Doses Spoil at Wisconsin Center

Miscommunication causes loss, as city rushed to contact unscheduled recipients.

State Vaccination Rate Increasing

State Vaccination Rate Increasing

Weekly federal allocation increases. 6.3% of state now completely vaccinated.

State Passes 1 Million Vaccine Doses

State Passes 1 Million Vaccine Doses

More than 4% of the state's population have completed the two-dose vaccination program.

Fast Spreader COVID-19 Variant In Milwaukee

Fast Spreader COVID-19 Variant In Milwaukee

Arrived a month ago. Study shows variant doubling infections every 10 days in the U.S.

Bucks Reopening Fiserv Forum To Fans

Bucks Reopening Fiserv Forum To Fans

Team shows off phased reopening plan, beginning with 10% of capacity.

City Hall: 38 Citations Issued for COVID-19 Violations
City Hall

38 Citations Issued for COVID-19 Violations

VIP Lounge received $11,000 of $28,000 in fines issued by the city.

City Hall: State Says Health Department Needs Improvement Plan
City Hall

State Says Health Department Needs Improvement Plan

MHD is in trouble, but the blame goes back four commissioners.

3% of State Residents Fully Vaccinated

3% of State Residents Fully Vaccinated

More than 793,000 doses administered, and pace will increase as supplies to Wisconsin increasing.

City Hall: New City Health Commissioner Approved
City Hall

New City Health Commissioner Approved

Kirsten Johnson's appointment sails through council.

Bucks, Brewers Prepare Pandemic Safety Plans

Bucks, Brewers Prepare Pandemic Safety Plans

Bucks' plan submitted to city health department include 25% capacity at Fiserv Forum.

Milwaukee Health Department Invites Residents to Join a Virtual Town Hall Meeting on COVID-19 Vaccinations
City’s New Vaccine Scheduling Tool Fills Up Quickly

City’s New Vaccine Scheduling Tool Fills Up Quickly

Health department says to check back Friday to schedule vaccination.

Nearly 2% of State Population Vaccinated

Nearly 2% of State Population Vaccinated

Some 570,000 doses administered. Low supplies still constricting vaccinations.

New Milwaukee Health Order Eases Capacity Restrictions

New Milwaukee Health Order Eases Capacity Restrictions

New order eases pathway to fans at Fiserv Forum events, opening other venues.

Milwaukee Health Department Modifies COVID-19 Public Health Order
Press Release

Milwaukee Health Department Modifies COVID-19 Public Health Order

Gathering Limits Eased As Disease Trends Improve

City Hall: New Health Commissioner Wins First Endorsement
City Hall

New Health Commissioner Wins First Endorsement

Kirsten Johnson gets backing of Public Safety & Health Committee.

City Vaccination Program Delayed by Old Computer System

City Vaccination Program Delayed by Old Computer System

Health Department interim commissioner points to long term underfunding, deluge of work during pandemic.

City Hall: Kirsten Johnson Appointed Milwaukee Health Commissioner
City Hall

Kirsten Johnson Appointed Milwaukee Health Commissioner

Current leader of joint Washington Ozaukee Health Department would take helm in Milwaukee, lead COVID-19 response.

City Hall: Health Department Will Start Issuing Citations From Complaints
City Hall

Health Department Will Start Issuing Citations From Complaints

New citations being drafted from New Years holiday. The department still isn't doing night inspections.

Wisconsin Center Could Become Vaccine Hub

Wisconsin Center Could Become Vaccine Hub

City working to set up COVID-19 vaccine distribution hub.

City Hall: Jerrel Kruschke Appointed City Engineer
City Hall

Jerrel Kruschke Appointed City Engineer

Mayor Barrett finds a familiar face to replace Samir Amin.

COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout A Collaborative Effort in Milwaukee

COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout A Collaborative Effort in Milwaukee

Things are moving quickly, but officials say a best-case scenario is still mid-spring before widespread availability.

City Reduces Capacity for Restaurants, Bars

City Reduces Capacity for Restaurants, Bars

New health order restricts capacity further, effective December 3rd, ending January 15

COVID-19 Trends Prompt Milwaukee Health Department to Modify Current Public Health Order
City Hall: Police Will Accompany Health Inspectors
City Hall

Police Will Accompany Health Inspectors

Inspectors need protection, city decides, after deaths threats and a physical altercation.

Free COVID-19 Testing Expanded to Saturday

Free COVID-19 Testing Expanded to Saturday

The city's Miller Park site will be open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays.

Miller Park Testing Site Adds Saturday Hours
Contact Tracing Update from the Milwaukee Health Department
MKE County: COVID-19 Deaths Increasing
MKE County

COVID-19 Deaths Increasing

The current rate of disease is unsustainable for local hospitals.

City of Milwaukee Encourages Residents to Take Advantage of All Community COVID-19 Testing Options
New City Health Order Limits Gatherings

New City Health Order Limits Gatherings

Lower capacity limits for businesses, events without approved safety plans, but city has okayed 537 plans.

The City of Milwaukee Phase 4.2 Order Update
Milwaukee Could Move To More Restrictive COVID-19 Health Order

Milwaukee Could Move To More Restrictive COVID-19 Health Order

City considering more restrictive options as positive case rate spikes to "red" level in city.

Milwaukee Enforcing Existing Capacity Restrictions Over Lower State Limits

Milwaukee Enforcing Existing Capacity Restrictions Over Lower State Limits

Health Department determines its order is more restrictive, superseding blanket 25% restriction.

Introducing the City of Milwaukee Interim Commissioner of Health, Marlaina Jackson
How Will Health Dept. Free Mask Program Work?

How Will Health Dept. Free Mask Program Work?

Department plans to distribute 500,000 locally made masks.