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Immunizations Near Me

The Racine Health Department is not offering immunizations at this time. The Healthcare Network of Racine has yet to resume vaccine administration. All services that require an appointment at the Central Racine County Health Department, including immunizations are not currently taking place. These closures are due to COVID-19. Staying up-to-date on immunizations is important. There […]

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Racine County Farmer’s Markets

Farmer’s markets preserve rural livelihoods and farmland, stimulate local economies, increase access to fresh and nutritious food, support healthy communities, and promote sustainability. Racine County has many farmer’s markets that bring fresh, locally-grown food to the community. Check out our list below. Borzynski’s Farm & Floral Market Tuesday – Friday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; […]

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2020 Racine County Fair Cancelled Amid COVID-19 Public Health Concerns

Due to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, its impact on community health and well-being, the Racine County Ag Society made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Racine County Fair. The safety of the Racine County Fair’s visitors, participants, volunteers, and community is the highest priority in producing the Annual Fair. After seeking guidance from Racine […]

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Central Racine County Health Department, Racine County Emergency Operations Center to Offer Drive-thru COVID-19 Testing

The Central Racine County Health Department and the Racine County Emergency Operations Center are partnering with the Wisconsin National Guard to open a five-day surge COVID-19 testing site to meet testing demand in Racine County as well as in surrounding counties and health department jurisdictions. Increased testing is a key priority for the reopening of […]

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A parade of love: How one family said good-bye in the age of social distancing

Sandra Lynn Gravunder, 77, died on April 14.But her family couldn’t have an in-person funeral.So friends and family paraded through the cemetaryTo show their loveAnd support for the familySandra loved Jesus.Her faith was ever present.Her husband Roger served on the Racine Fire Department and they showed their support too.While the families kept their distance from […]

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First Case of Coronavirus in Wisconsin Confirmed

By Bill Houston With growing concern about the spread of the novel coronavirus spreading into the U.S., the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, local health department officials, and the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have reported the first confirmed case in Wisconsin. The unidentified adult — who has a […]