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‘Get Yourself Tested’ campaign encourages Madison residents to test for STIs

UW student orgs support increased testing for sexually transmitted diseases amid STI awareness month

City of Madison

City of Madison gives drug overdose alert

'If UW students get trained and carry Narcan they can save lives,' Public Health official says

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin’s opioid settlement funds discussed at DHS listening sessions

Wisconsin received $420 million in opioid settlement funds and the state is turning to its constituents for ideas on how to spend it

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City of Madison

UPDATED: Masks no longer required in Dane County starting March 1

UW will announce by end of February if campus mask mandate will continue

Science News

Skipping sleep to study for finals comes at a cost, UW researchers say

'In human adolescence, sleepiness or sleep deprivation has become what's considered, at this point, almost an epidemic,' UW researcher says

Science News

New study tracks whether immunized students can still spread COVID-19

'It affords an opportunity to do research, watching how the virus spreads between people, without the worry that individuals who are being observed are at a risk for severe COVID, making it amenable to research,' population health expert says

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Wisconsin’s slow prison vaccine rollout adds to historically poor treatment of prisoners

Dane County Jail only began vaccinating inmates April 5, facilities are unsafe in COVID-19 pandemic

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New UW policy increases event gathering limits but fails to include classes

In-person classes are safer and more valuable to students than events

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Just as Wisconsinites united to battle the Spanish Flu, they must come together to fight COVID

Wisconsin handled the Spanish Flu well, Wisconsinites can apply the same to this pandemic

Science News

DHS chooses Rock County for first community vaccination clinic

Conversation around immunization needs to include BIPOC, disabled and immigrant communities, associate professor says

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