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1588 POSTS 0 COMMENTSLauren Anderson covers health care, nonprofits, education and insurance for BizTimes. Lauren previously reported on education for the Waukesha Freeman. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she studied journalism, history and African studies. In her free time, Lauren enjoys spending time with family and friends and seeing live music wherever she can.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has released the names of nursing homes that are undergoing active public health investigations for COVID-19.
The 18 suburban municipalities in Milwaukee County have signed their own stay-at-home order that prohibits restaurants and bars from opening and limits gatherings of more than nine people until May 21.
The city of Milwaukee will continue to enforce its own stay-at-home order, Mayor Tom Barrett said Wednesday evening, following the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Gov. Tony Evers’ “Stay at Home” order.
Ascension Wisconsin has resumed some non-urgent procedures, along with primary and specialty care clinic appointments this week.
The Milwaukee Repertory Theater is delaying the start of its 2020-’21 season by two months due to the coronavirus.
Preparing and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic has been an “unmitigated disaster financially” for Advocate Aurora Health, chief executive officer Jim Skogsbergh said.
Two community-based testing sites have begun offering free drive-thru and walk-up COVID-19 testing today in Milwaukee.
Mike Thirtle, president and chief executive officer of Brookfield-based Bethesda Lutheran Communities, made the call in late February that its residential facilities would shelter in place – a decision that came weeks before most governors began issuing social distancing orders.
More than two weeks after it was set up the alternate care facility at Wisconsin State Fair Park has not received any COVID-19 patients yet, as southeastern Wisconsin hospitals have not experienced extreme capacity surges.
Advocate Aurora Health unveiled on Thursday a plan for regaining patient confidence as the system begins to resume elective procedures at its Wisconsin facilities.