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COVID-19: Why is it a big deal?

Officials with the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization have sounded an alarm about COVID-19, a virus that comes with a fever, cough, and shortness of breath. Normally these seemingly benign symptoms don’t cause an entire nation to shut down but it has. So here’s why COVID-19 has become such a […]

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2 COVID-19 cases reported in Racine

Two City of Racine residents were diagnosed with COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus). Officials with the City of Racine Public Health Department said those two people likely came down with the virus after having been exposed through community interaction, not from someone from overseas travel. The Central Racine County Health Department reported the first case in Racine […]

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COVID-19: Evers tightens restrictions on gatherings, bars, and restaurants close… sort of

To prevent the COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) from spreading, Governor Tony Evers ordered Wisconsin residents to heed even tighter restrictions on gatherings. He also ordered all bars and restaurants to close down, except for dine-in or carryout meals. The order went into effect at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 17. As of Tuesday afternoon, the Wisconsin Department […]

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Where to find free meals and other services

During the COVID-19 school closures, the Racine Unified School District (RUSD) will providefree, healthy grab-and-go meals to children starting Monday (March 16). The school closureperiod is currently expected to run through April 3. Governor Tony Evers announced the school closures on Friday. Read about the other cancelations here and connect with COVID-19 resources. RUSD announced […]

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COVID-19 resources

To get the latest information about the COVID-19 virus, the Racine County Eye receives information from multiple sources: the Center for Disease Control, Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Racine County, Central Racine County Health Department, the City of Racine, and the City of Racine Health Department. SOURCE: Wisconsin Department of Health Services March 15, 2020 […]

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Gateway To Move Courses Online, Blended Delivery Because Of COVID-19

As a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, Gateway Technical College has canceled classes March 16 to March 18, all campus events March 16 through April 13 and all college-related international and out-of-state trips until April 30. The three-day class cancelation period will allow college faculty and deans time to complete their plan for instruction continuity. […]

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Legal Action of Wisconsin Limiting Operations In Response to COVID-19 Emergency

Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc. is responding to the growing COVID-19, or Coronavirus, pandemic. Client services will continue. For the health and safety of clients, staff, and volunteers, Legal Action is having staff work from home and suspending offsite legal clinics,in-person client intake,offsite outreach and office hours,and face-to-face meetings. Attorneys and paralegals will attend court […]

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UW-Parkside Moves Up Spring Break In Response to COVID-19 Concerns

University of Wisconsin-Parkside leadership, after careful consideration of the national and global initiatives to help slow the spread of COVID-19, announced that the university’s annual spring break will begin a week sooner than planned. The UW-Parkside spring break was originally scheduled from Monday, March 23, through Friday, March 27. Spring break will now begin Monday, […]