In a press release, the health department says less than 50 percent of the eligible population in Winnebago County is vaccinated and that makes for a “substantial” risk for transmission of COVID-19 among the unvaccinated and children under the age of 12.
Last week’s decision by the Wisconsin Supreme Court striking down the governor’s emergency order, which included the mask mandate, now impacts that federal food aid money, taking it completely off the table.
The Florida Department of Health confirmed a case of what is commonly referred to as a brain-eating amoeba in the Tampa area. According to the department, one person in Hillsborough County contracted Naegleria fowleri, which is a single-cell amoeba that attacks brain tissue and is usually fatal.
Getting kids off the couch and outside for activities is not only good for reducing weight gain, but also for reducing the risk of getting bladder cancer, according to Dr. Daniel Sadowski of Rockford Urological Associates.