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Lauren Anderson
Lauren 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.

State says 12 Milwaukee County nursing homes, and 6 in Waukesha...

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has released the names of nursing homes that are undergoing active public health investigations for COVID-19. 

Milwaukee County’s 18 suburban municipalities issue stay-at-home order

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.

Mayor Tom Barrett says Milwaukee’s stay-at-home order remains in effect

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 resumes non-urgent procedures, primary care appointments

Ascension Wisconsin has resumed some non-urgent procedures, along with primary and specialty care clinic appointments this week. 
Milwaukee Rep executive director Chad Bauman. Credit: Lila Aryan

Milwaukee Rep pushes back start of season, prepares for audiences’ return

The Milwaukee Repertory Theater is delaying the start of its 2020-’21 season by two months due to the coronavirus.

COVID-19 pandemic has been ‘unmitigated disaster financially’ for Advocate Aurora, CEO...

Preparing and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic has been an “unmitigated disaster financially” for Advocate Aurora Health, chief executive officer Jim Skogsbergh said. 
A COVID-19 testing tent set up in the parking lot of Ascension SE Wisconsin Hospital - Elmbrook Campus.

Two Milwaukee sites now offering drive-thru, walk-up COVID-19 testing

Two community-based testing sites have begun offering free drive-thru and walk-up COVID-19 testing today in Milwaukee.

Bethesda Lutheran Communities CEO discusses the rewards, challenges of taking firm...

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.

No plans to close COVID-19 alternate care facility at State Fair...

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 unveils plan to regain patient confidence as facilities resume...

Advocate Aurora Health unveiled on Thursday a plan for regaining patient confidence as the system begins to resume elective procedures at its Wisconsin facilities.

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