According to the Wisconsin Assisted Living Association, there were over 23,000 open caregiver jobs in Wisconsin in 2022, and not nearly as many people available to fill those jobs. To […]
As pandemic emergency ends, Medicaid “unwinding” means mor...
Just over a million people in Wisconsin are covered by health insurance through Medicaid programs, the majority through BadgerCare Plus. Thanks to a federal provision, those who signed up for […]
DHS Submits Plan for $8 Million in Opioid Settlement Funding
Today, the state health department submitted their spending plan for reducing drug overdoses to the state’s budget committee. This year’s $8 million dollars, recouped from major drug manufacturers and distributors, […]
Governor Evers and DHS Officials Discuss Delta Variant, Safety Measure...
At a press conference this afternoon, Governor Tony Evers and Department of Health Services experts gave updates on the rise in coronavirus cases statewide. Governor Evers emphasized the danger posed […]
State, local health departments pause rollout of Johnson & Johnso...
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is pausing distribution of the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. The move comes after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the […]
Navigating the vaccine red tape
According to the state’s Department of Health Services, more than 2.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered here in Wisconsin. Just under 16% of Wisconsinites, or about 920,000 people, […]