The agency worked with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and the Wisconsin National Guard to test all people and staff at its 37 facilities. This mass testing began May 12 and wrapped up July 1.
Native American tribes in Wisconsin that rely mostly on casino revenue to support their communities are struggling to provide government services after the pandemic forced businesses to shut down to curb the spread of the virus.
The Wisconsin Elections Commission is scheduled to give final approval to a mailing that will put absentee ballot application forms in the hands of 2.7 million registered voters ahead of the November presidential election.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has announced two population health studies that are designed to better understand where COVID-19 is in the state, identify communities at risk for a future outbreak and help prevent the spread of the virus.
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden urged Wisconsin Democrats in a recorded message broadcast during an online state convention Friday to unite to defeat President Donald Trump in November.
Gov. Tony Evers has appointed Democratic state Rep. Chris Taylor, of Madison, to the Dane County Circuit Court. She will replace Judge Jill Karofsky who is joining the Wisconsin Supreme Court in August.
The mayor of Madison has apologized for a private message to the city's police force in which she sympathized with officers dealing with civil unrest that followed the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.