A UW analysis shows Door County has ‘child care deserts.’ That doesn’t fully reflect the county’s need.
Large areas of Door County are considered “child care deserts” based on an analysis by the University of Wisconsin. But according to a United Way coordinator, the analysis doesn’t show the extent of the county’s child care needs.
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After the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week announced that fully vaccinated people no longer need wear masks in most settings, Door County Public Health officer Susan Powers said Tuesday she is confident in the agency’s decision-making and cautiously optimistic about the summer tourism season when it comes to Covid-19.
Door County has been among the leaders in vaccination speed among all Wisconsin counties, with almost half its population now fully vaccinated. It also has seen a relatively high number of Covid-19 cases in recent weeks.
In this episode of Going Deeper, we discuss updates on COVID-19 spread in Door County, the status of vaccine distribution and how the first mRNA vaccine actually works.
In the first episode of Going Deeper—a news podcast from Knock—we discuss what Dr. James Heise, the Door County Medical […]
The Door County government on Friday issued a new public health advisory regarding COVID-19 preventative measures and called attention to existing enforcement options, after local and state hospital leaders this week indicated health care systems are at a crisis point.
The Door County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved a 2021 county budget of about $90 million, including a total tax levy of about $31 million.
The Gibraltar School District’s board of education on Monday affirmed a plan to allow elementary students back for in-person instruction on Dec. 7, rejecting a proposal to delay that return until after the new year.
“Nobody had ever dealt with this”: As County Board again considers mask mandate, leaders defend their approach to COVID-19
Even as some of them now say the county should move forward with a mandate, county leaders have defended their approach this summer.
With less than a month until classes resume, administrators and school boards in four of Door County’s five public school districts have indicated they will welcome at least some students back in-person for the first day of school.
Amid concerns among local activists and residents about police use of force and racism in Door County, law enforcement leaders this week said they are open to having conversations with community leaders about policing.
Municipalities across Door County are poised to spend more than $1 million in total to protect and repair public shoreline this year amid record-high water levels in Lake Michigan and Green Bay.
Low-income households – many of Door County’s workers, families and seniors – are among the most at risk of long-term economic harm from the coronavirus pandemic. Even if social distancing restrictions are lifted and businesses reopen relatively quickly, local service group leaders say, these residents could continue to struggle well into the summer.