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Several KUSD Schools Go Virtual Due to COVID-19

KENOSHA – Bradford High School, Indian Trail Academy and High School, Harborside Academy and Grant Elementary School are four of the KUSD schools that will move to virtual learning effective immediately due to the COVID-19 pandemic until Monday, Jan. 17. On Monday, January 3, the KUSD School Board held a meeting to assess the back-to-school […]

Posted inArts & Entertainment, CORONAVIRUS, Culture

“Nunsense” Opening Postponed at Racine Theatre Guild

RACINE – With opening night a mere two days away, the Racine Theatre Guild announced today that this weekend’s performances of “Nunsense” have been canceled citing COVID-19 breakthrough cases among cast and crew as the reason. “The show must go on” is synonymous with live theatre across the globe, until now. The COVID-19 pandemic meant […]

Posted inCORONAVIRUS, Government, Local news

Kenosha County COVID-19 Dashboard

KENOSHA COUNTY – Staying up-to-date on how the COVID-19 virus is spreading is important with the advent of the Omicron variant. As public health officials encourage residents to get vaccinated, wear masks properly and practice social distancing, having local information will help us all to minimize the impact. Officials with Kenosha County are reporting out […]

Posted inCommunity, CORONAVIRUS, Local news, Pets

UPDATED: Adoptions Temporarily Closed for 3 Wisconsin Humane Society Campuses, Racine Included

UPDATE: The Racine Campus staff and volunteers are on the mend and the campus is getting ready to reopen for pet adoptions in a few weeks, as of Feb. 3. Watch for the reopening announcement from the Racine County Eye in the coming days. Original Post: Milwaukee, Wis. – As the nation continues to struggle […]

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Isolation, Quarantine Periods Shortened for General Population by CDC

On Monday, Dec. 27, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated the guidelines for people who have either been diagnosed with or have been exposed to COVID-19. The Omicron variant is spreading quickly and has the potential to impact all facets of our society. CDC’s updated recommendations for isolation and quarantine balance what […]

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Wisconsin DHS ‘Pleased’: New COVID Drugs FDA Authorized

MADISON – Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) Deputy Secretary Deb Standridge said Thursday that she’s “pleased” to learn of U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) emergency use authorization for two new medications to treat COVID-19. The FDA recently gave approval to Pfizer’s Paxlovid and Merck’s Molnupiravir, the first oral antiviral medications authorized for use […]

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Department of Health Services Reminds Citizens of COVID-19 Testing Options

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reminding citizens of the various ways to get tested for COVID-19. Wisconsinites can take advantage of going to local health departments and pharmacies to get tested as well as using over-the-counter rapid tests including free tests provided by the department.  “We have to keep working together to fight […]

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Some Wisconsin Residents Now Eligible For Water Bill Assistance

MADISON – Some Wisconsin residents will be eligible for assistance in paying their water bills through a new program announced Wednesday by Gov. Tony Evers’ office. The Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) will have $18 million available to assist Wisconsin families in paying water utility bills. The program was authorized as part of […]