Madison, WI Health

Where to find the COVID-19 vaccine in Madison as of Sunday

Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Madison: 1. 201 Junction Rd (608) 827-9483; 2. 4301 Lien Rd (608) 819-1911; 3. 750 Hilldale Way (608) 807-3979; 4. 341 State St Suite G 608-251-4454; 5. 3801 E Washington Ave 608-244-4991; 6. 675 S Whitney Way 608-277-6731; 7.
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‘The Ride’ raises money for cancer research

MADISON, Wis. — One of UW Health’s biggest cancer research fundraisers returned to Madison on Sunday. The Carbone Cancer Center hosted its annual The Ride, with bike routes ranging from a 5K to 100 miles. Organizers said other people ran and walked. Officials said events like The Ride definitely make...
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Badger Herald

UW System reaches pre-pandemic levels of in-person instruction

University of Wisconsin-Madison and other campuses in the UW System announced a pre-pandemic level of in-person undergraduate classes in a UW press release. Ninety-three percent of undergraduate classes are held in person this fall semester, with 85% of undergraduate classes returning to pre-pandemic levels of in-person instruction, according to the UW System website.

The Ride returns to raise money for cancer research

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - Thousands of people turned out on Sunday to ride, run, and walk in the hopes of finding a cure to cancer. The Ride is an event meant to raise funds for cancer research at the University of Wisconsin and Carbone Cancer Center. About 2,400 people participated this year, with all the money raised staying in the Madison community. Since beginning in 2016, The Ride has raised about 1.8 million dollars for cancer research.
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Wisconsin Teenager Wins Lawsuit Over COVID Social Media Post

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin high school student on Friday won a federal lawsuit she brought against a sheriff who threatened her with jail time early in the COVID-19 pandemic if she didn't remove social media posts saying she had the virus. U.S. District Judge Brett Ludwig ruled that...

UW-Health wants to keep older adults on their feet

MADISON, Wis. (WKBT)- It is Falls Prevention Awareness Week and Doctors at UW Health want to help keep Wisconsin’s older adults on their feet. UW-Health says that a fall is one of the more frequent causes of injury-related death for people 65 and older. Here in Wisconsin, the rate of...

Diabetic Foot Care Clinic

All diabetics are welcome to attend by appointment. Please bring a face mask and two towels with you. The cost is $25.00 and checks may be made out to Gail Owens. She is an RN, BSN and will perform a complete foot inspection, warm foot soak, nail trimming and relaxing foot rub. Please call 222-3415 for an appointment. Please arrive 10 minutes early for your appointment.

US has enough COVID-19 vaccines for boosters, kids’ shots

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — With more than 40 million doses of coronavirus vaccines available, U.S. health authorities said they’re confident there will be enough for every American who qualifies. A spike in demand is expected after the Centers and Disease Control and Prevention endorsed boosters of the Pfizer vaccine for all Americans 65 and older. The CDC said younger people at higher risk from the coronavirus because of health conditions or their jobs would also qualify. Meanwhile, more than 70 million Americans remain unvaccinated. That despite the enticement of lottery prizes, free food or gifts and pleas from exhausted health care workers as the average number of deaths per day climbed to more than 1,900 in recent weeks.

Madison Chamber unveils advocacy agenda with focus on equity, emerging from pandemic

Madison is poised to emerge from the darkness of the COVID-19 pandemic with the world watching closely how the metro area recovers, Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce president Zach Brandon said at an event Tuesday. The Chamber held its quarterly Advocacy in the A.M. event at University Research Park, where...
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COVID-19 in Wisconsin: Cases slip, deaths remain in double digits

MADISON, Wis. (WBAY) - More than 3.1 million people in Wisconsin are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) reports 10,528 more vaccine doses were delivered since Thursday’s report. Vaccinators reported 3,650 people receiving a COVID-19 vaccine dose for the first time -- and 6,600 shots completed people’s vaccinations, either with their second dose of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or the single dose of Johnson & Johnson vaccine. A few hundred went into the arms of people from outside of the state, such as people who travel to work here.

Wis. artists capture history through pandemic posters

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - Ten Wisconsin artists are on assignment to capture a piece of pandemic history. Recovery is the focus of the Wisconsin Historical Society’s COVID-19 poster project. The society commissioned artists with a similar task last year. After an open call this spring, the group is now unveiling its latest collection.
City of Madison Wisconsin

Updates & Week of Sept. 27 Meetings of Interest for District 2

City meetings remain online only with details listed in City Meetings of Interest below; all have virtual public participation options. Stay in touch with your neighbors through either Capitol Neighborhoods, Inc., Tenney-Lapham Neighborhood Association, or Campus Area Neighborhood Assoc. ____________________________. There are three sections to this week's update:. COVID-19 Resources...