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DHS Announces $10 Million in Funding for Health Clinics

Today the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced $10 million in funding for health care providers serving the state’s most underserved populations. The funds, provided through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, will reimburse clinics for expenses stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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2020 WISCONSIN STATE FAIR CANCELED

For several months the Wisconsin State Fair Park Board of Directors and staff have been working tirelessly analyzing all facets of the annual event, in hopes of being able to provide the Wisconsin State Fair experience that Fairgoers have come to know and love over the past 169 years.

Former Gov. Tommy Thompson Continues WHA’s Public Education Campaign

Former Wisconsin Governor and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy G. Thompson has joined with WHA in its continuing campaign to remind the public how Wisconsin’s hospitals and clinics remain safe, clean and ready to help people get the important regular care and services they need. He is also encouraging the public to continue taking proper precautions to minimize the spread of COVID-19.
“I am proud of how the people of Wisconsin have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic,” Gov. Thompson says in the 30-second public service announcement, which was produced by WHA and will run on television stations around the state. “Now we need to keep up the good work! Social distancing is still important; wash your hands – and don’t put off getting necessary medical care,” Gov. Thompson says.

Advisory: Flood Advisory until 02:15PM

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for… Clark County in central Wisconsin… Jackson County in west central Wisconsin… Juneau County in central Wisconsin… Adams County in central Wisconsin… Monroe County in west central Wisconsin… Trempealeau County in west central Wisconsin…

DWD processing PUA Applications

PUA is a new federal program that was established to provide assistance to people who are not eligible for regular Unemployment Insurance. People who are self-employed, certain independent contractors and people with limited recent work history are among those potentially eligible for assistance under the temporary program.

Drive-In Tailgate Concert Series as a way to enjoy live music this summer

The concert series will run from June 12 to July 18 and kickoff with Bluegrass performers Armchair Boogie and Kind Country. Other artists slated to perform include Wheelhouse, Gregg Hall & The Wrecking Ball and the Madison-based People Brothers Band.

Agricultural producers can now apply for USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

which provides direct payments to offset impacts from the coronavirus pandemic. The application and a payment calculator are now available online, and USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) staff members are available via phone, fax and online tools to help producers complete applications. The agency set up a call center in order to simplify how they serve new customers across the nation.

Dells man arrested when a methamphetamine pipe allegedly fell from his shorts

A field sobriety test took a turn for the worse for a 42-year-old Wisconsin Dells man when a methamphetamine pipe allegedly fell from his shorts while a Wisconsin state trooper was trying to determine if he was driving under the influence.

Shop locally, shop responsibly during COVID-19

As we continue to navigate the ever-changing circumstances of COVID-19, we can take comfort that we live in a state that produces an abundance of nutritious, high-quality foods. From fruits and vegetables to milk and meat, Wisconsin agriculture is diverse and plentiful. You don’t have to drive far in Wisconsin to see the farms and fields that feed all of us every day.