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Lou Perrine’s New Location Offers COVID-19 Testing

Lou Perrine’s is in the process of opening a second location on Kenosha’s south side. The new store, located at 8004 22nd Ave., isn’t open yet, but they are offering free drive-thru COVID-19 testing for the Kenosha Health Department. Tests are being administered at Lou’s by Fitchburg Family Pharmacy and will be available on Wednesdays […]


DHS Recommends COVID-19 Vaccine for Everyone Age 6 Months and Older

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)  recommends the COVID-19 Vaccine for Everyone Age 6 Months and Older. This recommendation is based on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) recommendation that children ages 6 months through 5 years old, should be vaccinated against COVID-19. Children within this age group are now able to […]


COVID-19 vaccine boosters now recommended for those ages 5 and older

Children ages 5 to 11 years old are now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine boosters. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) supports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) recommendation that children in this age group should receive booster vaccines. Boosters should be given five months after their initial Pfizer-BioNTech (Pfizer) COVID-19 vaccination series. […]


Medicaid Members: Receive Free COVID-19 Tests at Pharmacies

On Monday, Jan. 31, Medicaid-enrolled pharmacies began distributing rapid COVID-19 tests to members of BadgerCare Plus and most Medicaid enrollees for no cost. Members were sent this information via email, the ForwardHealth COVID-19 webpage and through the Member Services call line. Members need only to present their ForwardHealth ID card, either physically or on their […]


Pfizer Bi-Valent COVID-19 booster shots available at Regency Mall Community Vaccination Clinic

RACINE — Pfizer Bi-Valent booster shots are now available at the Community Vaccination Clinic at Regency Mall, 5538 Durand Ave. Updated COVID-19 boosters add Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 spike protein components to the current vaccine composition, providing additional protection against the COVID-19 virus. Booster recommendations Pfizer Bi-Valent boosters are authorized for use in individuals 12 years […]

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State Supports COVID-19 Booster Recommendations

MADISON – The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) on Monday announced that it supports the recommendation that a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s (Pfizer) COVID-19 vaccine should be given to some segments of the population. “Our nation’s leading medical experts reviewed the available data and recommended COVID-19 vaccine booster doses be provided to some people […]

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RUSD Offers COVID-19 Testing At 3 Sites

RACINE – Racine Unified School District (RUSD) is offering free COVID-19 testing for students at three locations until further notice. COVID-19 Testing sites are: SC Johnson Elementary School, 2420 Kentucky St. (enter at Door 14), 7 to 8:45 a.m. Monday through Friday. Gilmore Fine Arts School, 2330 Northwestern Ave. (enter at Door 10), 9 a.m. […]

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Children’s Wisconsin Sees Upswing in COVID-19 Hospitalizations

MILWAUKEE – Like other hospitals in the region, Children’s Wisconsin is seeing a sharp upswing in patients with the COVID-19 virus. Hospital officials on Wednesday reported an average of 20 children a day have tested positive for the virus during the Dec. 29-Jan. 4 period. That surpassed the previous high of 15 recorded the second […]

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Kenosha Mobile COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Held Feb. 9

KENOSHA – A mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinic will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 9, from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the ELCA Outreach Center, 1225 25th Ave., Kenosha. Those who participate will receive a $25 Visa gift card, while supplies last, as announced by Kenosha County Public Health in a news release. The clinic […]

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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 […]


COVID-19 booster shot: Who is eligible

On October 21, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) made recommendations for booster shots for all three COVID-19 vaccines available in the United States. Millions of people have recently become eligible for the booster, which will provide additional protection, just in time for the upcoming holiday season. Individuals receiving their booster shot have […]

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Racine County Eye Insider: COVID-19 cases on the rise

Midwest Mountain Lions, Female Football Team, Takes The Field on May 21 The Midwest Mountain Lions, a local women’s tackle football team, will take the field at […] Gateway’s Student Responder Megan Bahr Gives Commencement Speech to Graduates On Tuesday, May 17, at 7 p.m., graduates from Gateway Technical College gathered at the […] Police: […]


RUSD COVID-19 School-Based Testing Program

Racine Unified School District is participating in a federally funded COVID-19 testing program. The program is available for students in Kindergarten through 12th grade. The implementation of this program will add additional protection for students, staff, and families. By identifying cases early and preventing the spread of COVID-19 the program will make Racine Unified Schools […]

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