COVID at Milwaukee jail 'in every pod,' inmate says

The Milwaukee County Jail is nearly in full quarantine due to COVID and staffing shortages, according to an inmate who called the situation “maddening.” Sheriff's officials confirmed more than 200 inmates and a number of staff members have tested positive.

Schools adapt for return from break as COVID-19 cases surge

Mask requirements are returning in some school districts that had dropped them. Some are planning to vastly ramp up virus testing among students and staff. And a small number of school systems are switching to remote learning — for just a short while, educators hope.

Omicron Wisconsin's dominant COVID variant after 4 weeks

The omicron variant is now the dominant COVID-19 variant in Wisconsin, taking just four weeks. While early data suggests the illness may be milder, health experts say its ability to spread should be sounding alarm bells.

Milwaukee COVID testing, prepare to wait, officials say

Milwaukee COVID testing demand is high after the holidays and with the omicron variant spreading fast. Health officials say you should prepare to wait, especially if you're coming to a site offering free tests.

Fauci: US should consider vaccine mandate for US air travel

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious disease expert, said the U.S. should consider a vaccination mandate for domestic air travel, signaling a potential embrace of an idea the Biden administration has previously eschewed, as COVID-19 cases spike.