From streetcars in Milwaukee and aging buses in Madison, to cleaner air and better bikes, the 2019-2020 Health-Oriented Transportation (HOT) Innovation Scholars brought local perspectives to international issues of transportation and health upon completion of …
When the CARES Act expired July 25, so did protections for many renters. While state regulators have extended a moratorium on utility shut-offs until September, eviction notices can now be filed and evictions can begin starting Aug. …
The Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene are coming together in support of University of Wisconsin–Madison efforts to provide free COVID-19 testing to the entire campus community. The goal is to identify infections, isolate and care for those who are sick, and limit the spread of the disease as campus moves forward with a modified re-opening plan.
Children and teens may need extra support from caregivers as they react to and work through the unique changes and challenges of life during an outbreak. This is especially true as COVID-19 cases across the country and communities create, implement and adjust restrictions.
AUGUST 20: Bringing together diverse voices from across the health spectrum, including researchers, care providers, population health experts and policy makers, GHI’s COVID & Equity webinar series continues with “Lessons from Abroad: From Ebola to COVID.”
“I pledge to increase our efforts to make the changes needed at our university. I hope you will join me.”
You are encouraged to share your perspectives on climate change strategies for the state with the Governor’s Task Force on Climate Change.
While experts underscore that wearing a mask is effective in helping to prevent the spread of COVID-19, not all masks — or the materials with which they’re made — contain virus particles equally.
GHI Advisory Committee Member Tony Goldberg discusses with Spectrum News 1.
Your questions about COVID-19 answered by UW-Madison experts.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has joined more than 160 colleges and universities in striving for full student voter registration and participation through the nonpartisan All In Campus Democracy Challenge.
According to the CDC, children across the nation have fallen behind on routine vaccinations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. GHI Director James Conway informs us about steps the health community is taking to get ahead of the issue before students return to school in the fall.
Showing people how their peers feel about diversity in their community can make their actions more inclusive, make members of marginalized groups feel more like they belong, and even help close racial achievement gaps in education, according to a new study.
UW-Madison Observational Study Shows 41 Percent Of Customers Cover Face During Pandemic.
The new study is led by Yoshihiro Kawaoka, a GHI Advisory Committee member.
“If all viruses suddenly disappeared, the world would be a wonderful place for about a day and a half, and then we’d all die – that’s the bottom line,” says Tony Goldberg, GHI Advisory Committee member. “All the essential things they do in the world far outweigh the bad things.”
There have been 23,454 positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin as of Wednesday, according to the state Department of Health Services. That’s an increase of 256 cases from the day before.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison plans to begin fall classes as scheduled on Sept. 2 and offer in-person instruction in many courses until the Thanksgiving recess.
GHI Director Jonathan Patz has been part of the data group.
“If this isn’t the wake-up call, nothing is going to be,” says Tony Goldberg, a professor of epidemiology at UW and a GHI Advisor Committee member.