Racine Mask Requirement Takes Effect Saturday; Council Approves on 8-6 Vote

RACINE –  The City of Racine will again require face masks to be worn indoors and while on public transportation, within the city limits, in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The Racine Common Council, in a special, virtual meeting Tuesday evening, voted 8-6 to reinstate a city ordinance that requires anyone, age […]

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Health Department Proposes Reinstating A City Face Coverings Ordinance

City of Racine – Today, Dottie-Kay Bowersox, the City of Racine Public Health Administrator, proposed reinstating the City’s indoor face mask ordinance. A special meeting of the Common Council has been called for Tuesday, August 31 at 6:30 p.m. to vote on the proposal.   Public Health Administrator Bowersox issued the following statement with her request for the ordinance:   “During this time of heightened awareness […]


A Message from Wisconsin’s State Health Officer

Hello fellow Wisconsinites. This is Julie Willems Van Dijk, Wisconsin’s Interim State Health Officer and Deputy Secretary of the Department of Health Services. I am writing to you today about something very close to my heart – the health and safety of our fellow Wisconsinites. The Wisconsin State Supreme Court has overturned the current public […]

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