Dane County moves to crisis model of contact tracing.
Dane County has been tracking over 150 new COVID-19 cases per day, according to Janel Heinrich, Director of Public Health Madison & Dane County. Photo courtesy of the CDC, public domain. Author: Cailyn Schiltz Dane County and Public Health Madison … Read More >
New Emergency Order declares only grades K-2 will offer in-person instruction.
There are 16 school districts located in Dane County. Photo by: David Benbennick Author: Jessica Gregory Dane County schools teaching grades 3-12 will be virtual to start the school year, beginning August 24 at midnight. Public Health Madison and Dane … Read More >
Dane County’s daily COVID-19 cases halved in month since mask order.
Local health officials revealed on Thursday that in just over a month since Dane County implemented its indoor-mask order, new daily COVID-19 cases have dropped by over 50%. Graphic: Public Health Madison and Dane County, public domain. Author: Sam Buisman … Read More >
UW-Madison move-in begins while COVID-19 continues to rage.
In a coronavirus-inspired program meant to limit crowds during normal move-in, some regional students began dropping off their possessions at their dorms over the weekend. Photo: Imervard, licensed under creative commons. Author: Sam Buisman Early move-in begins for UW-Madison students … Read More >
Epic will no longer require employees to physically return to work.
The medical software giant revered its re-opening police that would have forced its roughly 10,000 employees to return to its campus in August. Photo: Allison Meier, licensed under creative commons. Author: Sam Buisman Epic Systems reverses its decision to require … Read More >
Farmers’ Market to resume Saturday walk-up markets with COVID-19 precautions.
Starting in August, the Farmers’ Market will offer walk-up shopping from 9:30 A.M to 1:00 P.M. on Saturdays at its new location on Willow Island. Photo: Dane County Farmers’ Market, used with permission. Author: Sam Buisman The Dane County Farmers’ … Read More >