Posted inGovernment, Health, Kenosha Lens, Local news

Asthma-Safe Homes Program offers help for dealing with poor air quality

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has issued an air quality advisory for the entire state of Wisconsin through Friday, June 30, at noon. The ongoing issues pose trouble for those with a diagnosis like asthma, therefore Kenosha County Public Health is urging eligible residents to take advantage of the Asthma-Safe Homes Program. This program provides […]

Posted inCORONAVIRUS, Kenosha Government, Kenosha Lens

N95 Masks Available Now for Kenosha County Residents

A large supply of N95 masks* has been made available to residents through Kenosha County Public Health. No identification is required to receive a supply of masks. “We are very happy to be able to offer these free masks to Kenosha County residents, particularly those who may have a tougher time obtaining masks,” said Kenosha […]


Free Mobile COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics in Kenosha County Slated for January

KENOSHA – Three mobile clinics have been scheduled for Kenosha County for the month of January to help residents get their vaccinations against COVID-19. Each clinic will offer $50 Visa gift card incentives for individuals who receive any type of COVID-19 vaccination: a first, second or booster dose of Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson. […]

Posted inKenosha Lens, Kenosha Police and Fire

Deadly Fentanyl Overdoses on the Rise in Kenosha County

The Opioid Task Force received a report from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department’s Kenosha Drug Operations Group (KDOG) stating that fentanyl has been detected in all types of counterfeit pills, marijuana, cocaine and methamphetamine. Fentanyl, a synthetic opioid, is approved for treating patients with chronic severe pain from illnesses such as advanced cancer, or severe […]