Following a flood of complaints across the country and in Dane County, the private testing company has closed its testing sites until further notice.
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The county will join a federal class-action suit to hold “forever chemical” manufacturers accountable for contamination at Dane County Regional Airport.
Michael Gableman’s lawsuit against Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway is scheduled for an April hearing, as Republicans pivot position on jailing the mayor.
Dane Core 2.0 has been plagued with long wait times, a complex application process and hard-to-reach providers.
Madison City Attorney Michael Haas said Friday that the city sent documents to Gableman despite uncertainty about his status as special counsel.
Public Health Madison & Dane County is alerting regulatory agencies about complaints regarding use of protective gear by staff and test results.
“We have to do our part to keep people safe,” said Michael Johnson, president and CEO of the Boys & Girls Club, which will distribute more than 200,000 free masks starting Wednesday. Madison and Dane County are seeing a large spike in COVID-19 cases, caused by the highly transmissible Omicron variant.
“Our health care heroes need our help — not just in words, but in our actions. They need us because they're exhausted,” County Executive Joe Parisi said.
Public Health Madison & Dane County will open a walk-up, by-appointment-only testing site at the Alliant Energy Center starting Monday, Jan. 10.