Emergency Order #16

As described at https://www.cityofmadison.com/news/new-dane-county-public-health-order-r..., Emergency Order #16 will be in effect in Dane County from May 5 to June 2. The order further relaxes gathering limits, provided six feet of physical distancing are maintained at all times except when in transit.

Glenway Golf Park Project Update Meeting

As announced at noon on WIDE-LP on 4/28 and 4/29, a virtual Public Information Meeting will be held Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, on the Glenway Golf Park project. Set to begin this summer, the project promises to "improve the golf course, park, environment, and community." For details and the Register to Attend link you will need, see the City of Madison web page at https://www.cityofmadison.com/parks/projects/glenway-golf-park.

Vaccine Q&A

Answers to general questions about COVID vaccines can be found at https://getvaccineanswers.org/ in any of 7 languages. This is a project of The COVID-19 Vaccine Education Initiative led by the Ad Council and the COVID Collaborative, with the involvement of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to build confidence around the COVID-19 vaccines.

Emergency Order #15

Emergency Order #15 goes into effect on Wednesday 4/7/21. For a summary of the changes see https://mailchi.mp/e2f4e0d75aef/covid-19-newsletter-926321?e=0a67b64d9f

Emergency Order #14

On March 10 Emergency Order #14 went into effect for Dane County relaxing certain COVID-19 provisions. A summary is available at https://mailchi.mp/6a177bf70e7d/covid-19-newsletter-925682?e=0a67b64d9f

Larger gatherings allowed

On Feb. 10 Public Health Madison & Dane County Emergency Order #13 goes into effect. It allows Dane County residents to gather in larger groups. For details see https://mailchi.mp/03a65520ef9f/covid-19-newsletter-925258.

Vaccine for 65 and older adults

On Jan. 19 the Wisconsin Dept. of Health Services released the following: Wisconsin Announces 65 and older Adults Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine Beginning January 25 https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/news/releases/011921.htm. The article says "Wisconsinites who are 65 and older will be able to access the vaccine through their health care provider, pharmacy, or local or tribal public health agency. ... Those being vaccinated directly through their health care provider will typically be contacted to schedule an appointment by their health care provider."

New COVID-19 Order for Dane County

Outdoor gatherings of up to 50 people are allowed by Emergency Order #12 starting Jan. 13. See https://mailchi.mp/53723e81fe94/covid-19-newsletter-924746

Program changes for 2021

We start the new year with several program changes on Sundays. Making Contact moves to 1 pm and Insights or Squaring the Strange on alternate weeks moves to 2 pm. In addition, older Squaring the Strange shows not previously aired will air every Sunday at 4 pm until we are caught up to date. This Week in Virology at 6 pm is being discontinued and an expanding Musical Time Machine, http://madisonwi.us/WIDE-LP/MTM/index.htm, is returning at 7 pm.

Small indoor gatherings now allowed

Emergency order #11 as posted at https://publichealthmdc.com/documents/2020-12-15_Order_11.pdf is now in effect. It allows indoor gatherings in Dane County of up to 10 people, plus employees.

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