In keeping with Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) guidance, Sauk Prairie Healthcare is continuing to prioritize those age 65 or older for the COVID19 vaccine, while also serving as a vaccinator for educators and child care through the coordination of local health departments.
In the first legislative acts passed in nearly a year, Gov. Tony Evers signed two tax bills into law last week that will provide $480 million in tax relief to businesses and families that have been affected by COVID-19.
MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers announced Feb. 5 his 2021-23 biennial budget proposal will include a more than $43 million investment in Wisconsin’s agriculture economy and farm families aimed at expanding market opportunities, supporting new and innovative farming practices, strengthening the agricultural workforce, connecting local producers to foodbanks and pantries, and supporting farmer mental health and wellbeing.
MADISON – Feb. 5 Governor Evers announced his budget priorities for agriculture. Rep. Dave Considine (D-Baraboo) is the ranking member on the Assembly Committee on Agriculture.
The Iowa County Health Department announced Feb. 5 it is partnering with Lands’ End to transform the Comer Center, a fitness and recreational center, at its Dodgeville, Wisconsin headquarters, into a COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic. The facility will have the capacity to vaccinate 160 people over a four hour period and will eventually be able to accommodate up to 1600 people over eight hours, making it the largest vaccination center in Iowa County. The Iowa County Health Department began administering vaccines, by appointment, at the Comer Center on Feb. 8 and will continue for the foreseeable future.
MADISON, Wis. – Eagled-eyed Wisconsinites reported dozens of new bald eagle nests in 2020, while volunteers from Madison Audubon Society monitored known nests from the ground in nine counties.
MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) completed a record number of prescribed burns within state natural areas in the fall to maintain and care for some of Wisconsin’s rarest ecosystems and a site containing significant effigy mounds.
On Jan. 25, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) had expanded the 1B group to include individuals 65 years of age or older. The Richland Hospital has a self-scheduling system that you can access by going to our website: richlandhospital.com and either scheduling yourself for an available appointment or adding your name to the waiting list.
Sauk Prairie Healthcare is now offering COVID19 vaccinations to those who are eligible.
The year’s biggest birding news so far is mild, dry weather allowing some species to linger much longer or in higher numbers than usual.