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Let’s make the holiday season special

https://videopress.com/v/u0gTaTPA?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true The gift-giving season starts early here at the Racine County Eye and we have a fabulous deal to amplify your marketing message. Now through Oct. 15, 2022, new or returning customers can buy six months of a social media ad for $900 and receive six months on us. That means the total ad buy […]

Posted inUptown Observer

Covered for all: State OCI confirms COVID-19 vaccine will come at no cost to the public

MADISON ⏤ Tuesday, the state Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (OCI) confirmed that Wisconsin will provide the COVID-19 vaccine at no cost to residents. https://www.facebook.com/theuptownobserver/posts/129786192232571 Sign up to make a monthly donation to The Uptown Observer and support local independent journalism. According to a release from the OCI, all health insurers will be prohibited […]

Posted inCORONAVIRUS, Local news

Analysis shows Alzheimer’s disease, dementia deaths up during COVID-19 pandemic

Wisconsin and many other states are dealing with an increase in deaths from Alzheimer’s disease and dementia during the coronavirus pandemic, according to an Alzheimer’s Association analysis of CDC data from 2020. MILWAUKEE ⏤ Wisconsin deaths from Alzheimer’s disease and dementia have increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, Wisconsin is not the only state seeing […]

Posted inKenosha Lens, Uptown Observer

KFD to offer free COVID testing in Uptown Wednesdays and Fridays

KENOSHA ⏤ The Kenosha Fire Department will offer free COVID-19 testing twice weekly in Uptown starting Friday. The department announced in a press release Thursday that it will be hosting testing at the vacant Fire Station No. 3, 2121 Roosevelt Road, in Uptown. Testing will take place on Wednesdays and Fridays through the end of […]

Posted inKenosha Lens, Uptown Observer

Advocate Aurora opens Pleasant Prairie health center

An exterior shot of the new Aurora Health Center Pleasant Prairie, located west of Interstate 94 at the northwest corner of Highway 164 and 120th Avenue. PLEASANT PRAIRIE ⏤ Advocate Aurora Health has opened its newest center in Pleasant Prairie. The Aurora Health Center Pleasant Prairie is fully-open, “expanding access to health care to residents […]

Posted inHealth, Local news, Sponsored

Reliable Information on Health Topics

Comprehensive library of national resources Looking for information on health topics of all varieties? Look no further! RacineCountyFamilyResources.com has an online library of 30,000 peer-reviewed and easy to read on a variety of topics such as: Physical health, i.e. pain, allergies, asthma, cancer, sexual health, diabetes, digestion, and moreRecreation, fitness, and exerciseHealthy eating, weight managementInfant […]

Posted inGovernment, Health

New Medicaid guidelines to take effect next month

MADISON – Medicaid guidelines affecting incarcerated members will take effect later this month, state officials announced Friday. Beginning Oct. 24, officials will suspend benefits for incarcerated members when they enter incarceration. Before release, an inmate will have their benefits re-evaluated. Policy changes’ affect on current standard Under the current policy, Medicaid members have their coverage […]

Posted inKenosha Government, Kenosha Lens, Uptown Observer

Kenosha health officials encourage compliance with Evers’ new order

The message from Kenosha County officials is clear: Follow Gov. Tony Evers’ new COVID-19 emergency order. In a release issued Wednesday, the Kenosha County Division of Health strongly urged residents and businesses to comply with the statewide order.  The order notably limits “public gatherings, prohibiting groups larger than 25 percent of an indoor space’s occupancy […]

Posted inHealth and Fitness, Life

America’s Health Rankings: Wisconsin Came In Dead Last

MILWAUKEE, WI — The United Health Foundation recently released the 30th edition of its America’s Health Rankings Annual Report, which represents the longest-running state-by-state analysis of the nation’s health. It’s mediocre news for Wisconsin in 2019, as we finished 23rd-healthiest overall out of the 50 states. Wisconsin has seen a steady drop in its health […]