COVID-19 Archives

Milwaukee responds to COVID-19: Closures and cancellations

March 19, 2020

Coronavirus is causing organizers to cancel or postpone some community events. The following events have been canceled or postponed: • Potawatomi Hotel & Casino: Closing at 5 p.m., March 17. No word on when it will reopen. • Milwaukee Municipal Court: Closed until May 1. • Skylight Theatre’s Evita and Candide: Rescheduled for later dates…. [Read More]

Where to find help for those in need during the COVID-19 closures

March 19, 2020

The coronavirus has shut down many of our community institutions and centers to help stop its spread. However, there are still many in this community that need help with finding work or just putting food on the table. Many are wondering with so many closures, where will they turn to now for help. Well, the… [Read More]

MPS offers meals and scheduled times to pick up personal items for students during school closure

March 19, 2020

To help prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), all MPS schools will be closed from March 16 to April 13, 2020. Schools are scheduled to reopen on Tuesday, April 14, after the scheduled district spring break. In MPS, as many as 76,000 students receive free breakfast and lunch in school daily. To support families who… [Read More]

How to get tested for the coronavirus

March 19, 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) has just declared the coronavirus a pandemic. That’s just a big word that means a new disease for which people do not have immunity spreads around the world beyond expectations. So now, of course, you may start to worry. People are coughing and sneezing around you and you get scared…. [Read More]

Your complete guide to traveling during the coronavirus outbreak

March 12, 2020

Traveling anytime soon? It can be a little scary now with the coronavirus going around and see ordinary people wearing masks in the airport. So what do you do to protect yourself while traveling? The World Health Organization issued some recommendations to travelers during this coronavirus outbreak. They say travelers who are sick to delay… [Read More]