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Racine County COVID-19 Update

Confirmed Coronavirus Cases United States: 1,519,986 Wisconsin: 12,885 Central Racine County Health Department: 382 confirmed, 106 probable, 3,291 negative, 12 deaths City of Racine Health Department: 715 confirmed, 93 probable, 2,580 negative, 8 deaths Racine County total: 1,097 confirmed, 199 probable, 5,871 negative, 20 deaths Central Racine County and City of Racine Health Department The […]

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RCEDC offers web series to help local businesses

The Racine County Economic Development Corp. (RCEDC) invites local business representatives to watch a free webinar series designed to help manage issues amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The series, developed in partnership with MRA and M3, includes presentations on change management, communication, safety, and staff re-engagement. The recorded webinars can be found on RCEDC’s website (rcedc.org/key-strategies-to-re-engage-your-workforce-after-covid-19). The […]

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COVID-19: Hygiene tips

Good hygiene practices are a must to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus). In an exclusive interview, Racine County Eye owner Denise Lockwood spoke to Dr. Michael O. Frank, Chief of the Division of Infectious Disease at the Medical College of Wisconsin about the importance of good hygiene practices. We asked him […]

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$75 million “We’re All In” program to help small business

On Monday, Gov. Tony Evers announced a $75 million initiative to support small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Called “We’re All In,” the program is described as “a comprehensive effort to celebrate and help Wisconsin’s small businesses get back on their feet and support best practices to keep businesses, consumers, employees, and communities safe.” […]

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Carthage College Raises More Than $250,000 to Support Nursing Program

Carthage College has raised more than $250,000 to support Nursing education through a broad fundraising initiative. Funds raised will provide scholarships, equipment, and transportation for Carthage nursing students. A portion of the funds raised will continue the Smeds Nursing Fellows program, which supports nursing fellows focusing on public health programs in the Kenosha area.  This […]

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United Way Launches “Do More 24” Campaign To Meet Community Needs In Light Of COVID-19

Racine, Wisconsin—As COVID-19 moves through Wisconsin, United Way of Racine County has responded quickly to meet the needs of its community. It launched the Racine County COVID-19 Relief Fund in partnership with the Racine Community Foundation to offer crisis grants to partnered nonprofits; it works with RCF to meet partners’ material needs through the Community […]

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As COVID-19 spreads, so do conspiracy theories. A Wisconsin professor teaches ways to confront them.

Ajay Sethi, a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and director of its Master of Public Health program, studies the spread of infectious diseases such as HIV and measles. He also studies the spread of public health conspiracies, which can quickly unravel the progress achieved by researchers. Conspiracies in Public Health, a popular course taught […]

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UW-Parkside Archives Announces COVID-19 Documentation Project

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside Archives has announced that it will be documenting the experiences of Parkside students, staff, and faculty during the COVID-19 pandemic and is currently accepting contributions. As part of this project, staff will be collecting photographs, videos, audio recordings, digital art, and other digital documentation detailing how the Parkside campus community has […]