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Posted inCORONAVIRUS

Gov. Evers Announces New Public Health Emergency, Issues New Face Coverings Order as State Continues Vaccine Distribution

MADISON — On Tuesday, Gov. Tony Evers signed Executive Order #104 and Emergency Order #1 establishing a new statewide public health emergency and face coverings requirement, respectively, as the state continues to expand vaccination distribution across the state. Executive Order #104 is available here and Emergency Order #1 is available here.  “We’re working every day to […]

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Racine begins enforcing COVID-19 mask ordinance

RACINE – The City of Racine will start enforcing its Safer Racine and mask ordinance as confirmed COVID-19 virus cases continue to climb locally. Up until Wednesday’s announcement, city health officials have generally declined to enforce the ordinances. Instead, they have allowed businesses and individuals to police themselves and respond to calls for complaints. Now, […]

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Face mask competition entries

State Representative Greta Neubauer (D-Racine) kicked off the Racine County Eye face mask competition. “Racine, it is time to #MaskUp. Consider this the beginning of an unofficial contest for the coolest mask and outfit combo in Racine. Here are the submissions from me and my boyfriend” says Greta’s Facebook status. From all ages and backgrounds, […]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters calling for homemade facial masks to help kids fight COVID-19 in the classroom this fall

Calling all seamstress and novice COVID-19 mask makers. With schools reopening soon Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) is calling for homemade facial masks. The masks will be donated to K-12-grade children to help them stay safe when they return to the classroom this fall. “Masks will also be used to protect our Littles (mentees) when […]