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Posted inCORONAVIRUSLocal news

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 […]

Second Annual Charity Golf Outing

County Executive Jonathan Delagrave is hosting Racine County’s second annual charity golf outing on Friday, August 27 with a shotgun scramble starting at 9:30 a.m. at Ives Grove Golf Course, 14101 Washington Ave, Sturtevant. This year, proceeds from the event will go to supporting a tremendous Racine County non-profit– Sophia’s Promise. Sophia’s Promise in partnership […]

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Youth Development and Care Center FAQ’s

RACINE- Racine County has proposed building a new, state-of-the-art Youth Development and Care Center along 3 Mile Road in the Village of Caledonia. The YDCC will provide safe, evidence-based care, incorporating a trauma-informed approach, offering rehabilitative programs including mental health and substance abuse treatment, youth development/ prevention/intervention services, and gang diversion. The YDCC will reduce […]

Posted inCORONAVIRUSGovernmentLocal news

COVID vaccines in Racine County: Why the needle hasn’t moved much

RACINE – When it comes to people getting COVID vaccines in the City of Racine, the needle hasn’t moved much over the last few months, said Dottie-Kay Bowersox, the public health officer for the City of Racine Public Health Department. She said that many people don’t believe in the vaccine, don’t understand it, or can’t […]

Movies in the Park

City of Racine Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services (PRCS) will host the annual Outdoor Movies in the Parks on August 5, 2021, at Hantschel Park, 5400 Bryd Ave. Families are encouraged to pack up their lawn chairs, blankets & refreshments and head to the parks for games, activities & a relaxing evening of watching Jumanji: […]