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Gov. Evers Invests $10 Million in Wisconsin Nonprofits 

Grants support nonprofit organizations providing critical services as COVID-19 continues surge in Wisconsin. The deadline for grant application is November 9, 2020 at 2 p.m.​

Office of Governor Tony Evers

November 3, 2020

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Reopen Rock Seeks Community Member Photos for #RockTheMask Billboard Campaign

Reopen Rock Task Force

Ocotber 20, 2020

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Partnership provides free masks to Rock County residents

MyStateline


October 13, 2020

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Rock County businesses sign “Stay Safe” pledge to follow health guidelines

Businesses that sign the pledge agree to safety guidelines, like hand washing, social distancing, and wearing a face mask.

23 WIFR

By Hope Salman
October 12, 2020

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Press Release: Reopen Rock Task Force to Host Drive-Thru Mask Giveaway

Reopen Rock Task Force

October 9, 2020

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Press Release: Reopen Rock Task Force Asks Local Business to Take the Stay Safe Pledge

Reopen Rock Task Force

October 6, 2020

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Rock County prepared to issue mask order if statewide mandate expires

WKOW

By Dan Plutchak
September 22, 2020

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Evers launches of COVID-19 Response and Recovery Investment dashboard

McFarland Thistle

By Kevin Passon
August 13, 2020

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Janesville hopes to host public COVID-19 testing site in October

Janesville Gazette

By Ashley McCallum
August 13, 2020

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Health department resumes immunization clinic services for uninsured children

Milton Courier

August 13, 2020

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Rock Co. Public Health Dept. offers resources amid pandemic, schools reopening

RCPHD has developed a data dashboard that will contain information regarding COVID-19 trends for school districts in Rock County.

WMTV NBC 15

By Vanessa Reza
August 11, 2020

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Wisconsin governor orders masks statewide amid virus surge

Associated Press

By Scot Bauer
July 30, 2020

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Options available for those seeking virus test

Beloit Daily News

By Austin Montgomery
July 29, 2020

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Rock Reopen Task Force gets community involved in recovery

Janesville Gazette

By Ashley McCallum
July 16, 2020

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Rock County to require masks in County facilities

WKOW

By JT Cestkowski
July 16, 2020

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Rock County advances into Phase 2 of reopening plan

WMTV NBC 15

By Jason Danbeck
June 10, 2020

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Rock County task force could provide insight, guidances for reopening businesses

By Adam Duxter
May 15, 2020

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Rock County seeks task force to develop reopening plan

Beloit Daily News

By Austin Montgomery
May 14, 2020

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What We’re Reading


Covid live updates: AstraZeneca says its Covid-19 vaccine is 'highly effective' in late stage trials

The vaccine was developed in conjunction with the U.K.'s University of Oxford.

NBC

November 23, 2020

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To beat the COVID-19 holiday blues, psychologists offer these tips

Wisconsin State Journal

By Gina Kittner
November 22, 2020

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Beloit’s Black businesses highlighted next week

Madison 365

By Robert Chappel
November 19, 2020

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32 Fun Virtual Holiday Party Ideas in 2020

Patio

November 19, 2020

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Coronavirus: CDC urges Americans not to travel for Thanksgiving

BBC

November 19, 2020

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BIFF organizers discussing drive-in movies and more

GazetteXtra

By Hillary Gavan Adams Publishing Group
November 18, 2020

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'Still wasting time': Janesville restaurant owner calls for statewide COVID shutdown

GazettXtra

By Neil Johnson
November 17, 2020

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Rock County returns to Phase One of COVID-19 reopening plan

NBC 15

By Katie Rousonelos
November 16, 2020

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Don't rely on a negative test result to see your family for Thanksgiving

CNN

By Holly Yan
November 16, 2020

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As flu season nears its peak, COVID-19 cases are surging: Get your flu shot now, experts say

USA Today

By John Bacon
November 12, 2020

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Coronavirus updates: Hospitalizations reach all-time high; Masks protect wearers, too; WHO facing independent review of pandemic response

USA Today

By Josh Bacon & Jessica Flores
November 11, 2020

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Gov. Evers urges everyone to stay home in new executive order

WMTV

By Nick Viviani & Gretchen Gerlach
November 10, 2020

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Pfizer’s Covid Vaccine: 11 Things You Need to Know

The New York Times

By Carl Zimmer & Katie Thomas
November 9, 2020

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Hospitals scramble for staff, ICU beds as Wisconsin passes a quarter million COVID-19 cases

The Capital Times

By Steven Elbow
November 9, 2020

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Here's who's on President-elect Biden's newly formed Transition Covid-19 Advisory Board

CNN

By Eric Levenson
November 9, 2020

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More state officials announce restrictions as US tops 100,000 new Covid-19 infections for second day in a row

CNN

By Christina Maxouris​
November 6, 2020

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Wisconsin chief health officer quits as COVID-19 rages

NBC 15

November 5, 2020

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Covid-19 cases break record for second day in a row, topping 120,000

A total of 120,048 people tested positive Thursday, nearly 16,000 more than were reported Wednesday, according to NBC News tallies.

NBC News

By Tim Stelloh & Austin Mullen​
November 5, 2020

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Wisconsin surpasses 2,000 COVID-19 deaths, more than 5,000 new cases confirmed

WBAY

October 31, 2020

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As Rock County COVID-19 cases soar, Edgerton schools say in-person learning might be safest option

Channel 3000

By Adam Duxter
October 28, 2020

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Six more area residents die from COVID-19

The Globe

By Julie Buntjer
October 28, 2020

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Rock County reports 127 new COVID-19 cases as Wisconsin remains hotspot

Beloit Daily News

By Austin Montgomery
October 25, 2020

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Rock County hospitals need your help to flatten the curve

Milton Courier

By Rock County Public Health Department
October 25, 2020

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Rock County hospitals treating 33 COVID-19 patients

Milton Courier

By Hillary Gavan
October 23, 2020

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Worried About Covid-19 in the Winter? Alaska Provides a Cautionary Tale

New York Times

By Mike Baker
October 21, 2020

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Rock County continues to top COVID-19 case predictions

WKOW

By Caroline Dade
Ocotber 21, 2020

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BTC offering COVID testing, flu shots and staggered work shifts

Beloit Daily News

By Hillary Gavan
October 20, 2020

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Rock Co. to open weekly COVID-19 testing site

WMTV

By Juliana Tornabene
October 19, 2020

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Blackhawk Techinical College launches additional COVID-19 precautions

WIFR

October 19, 2020

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Some Counties, Overwhelmed By COVID-19 Cases, Ask Patients To Help With Contact Tracing

WPR

By Shamane Mills​
October 16, 2020

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Janesville small business owners seek support as winter nears

NBC 15

By Erin Sullivan 
October 15, 2020

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COVID-19 soars among Rock County school-aged children

GazetteXtra

By Ashley McCallum
October 14, 2020

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A 25-year-old man becomes first in the U.S. to contract coronavirus twice, with second infection ‘more severe’

CNBC

By Sam Meredith 
October 13, 2020

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Several Rock County coronavirus data points reach record highs

GazetteXtra

By Ashley McCallum
October 13, 2020

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Wisconsin Judge Upholds Governor's Statewide Mask Mandate

NPR

By Jason Slotkin
October 12, 2020

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Wisconsin breaks single-day record of new coronavirus cases

 

CBS News

By Mola Lengi
October 8, 2020

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Voting During COVID Pandemic: How to Do It Safely

WebMD

By Stephanie Watson
October 6, 2020

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Allergies, Colds, Flu And COVID-19: How To Best Prep For Fall's 'Sick Season'

NPR

By Kristen Kendrick
October 4, 2020

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Coronavirus and Halloween: Can you go trick or treating?

BBC News

By Becky Morton
October 2, 2020

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We're All Innovating Contest celebrates small business creativity amid COVID-19 pandemic

WEDC

September 30, 2020

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Wisconsin Is on the Brink of a Major Outbreak

The state's coronavirus cases and hospitalizations are at an all-time high.

The Atlantic

By Robinson Meyer
September 26, 2020

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Why COVID-19 Survivor Rita Wilson Is Urging Others to Get a Flu Shot

Healthline

By Cathy Cassata 
September 23, 2020

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What kind of face mask best protects against coronavirus?

The Guardian

By Hannah Devlin Science
August 12, 2020

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What 'airborne coronavirus' means, and how to protect yourself

The COVID-19 pandemic has revived a decades-old debate about how respiratory diseases travel—which affects the safety practices experts recommend

National Geographic

By Maya Wei-Haas
August 11, 2020

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How to make masks that everyone will want to wear

National Geographic

July 10, 2020

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Where To Find Food, Housing Help And More In Wisconsin During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Food Pantries, Senior Services Adjusting Hours And Programs

Wisconsin Public Radio

By Miranda Suarez
April 28, 2020

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