COVID-19 News

  • COVID-19 Reminders

    With the ruling from the Wisconsin Supreme Court late Wednesday and the ensuing differences between county to county and even city to city, we wanted to provide some reminders that you may want to share with your family, neighbors and patients. WNA wants you to remain safe and healthy! Please

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    WNA Files an Amicus Brief Supporting Safe at Home Extension

    On April 28, 2020 WNA’s Executive Committee authorized signing on to an Amicus Brief supporting the Safe at Home Extension Executive Order. Background The filing of an amicus brief is in response to the Republican legislative leadership lawsuit that has gone to the Wisconsin Supreme Court to block Safer at

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    Wisconsin COVID-19 April 21 Test Results

    Status Number (%) of People as of 4/14/2020 Negative Test Result 47,841 Positive Test Result 4,620 Hospitalizations 1,252 (27%) Deaths 242

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    Safer At Home Extension Letter of Support

    Wisconsin Nurses Association is one of the multiple organizations that thank and applaud Governor Evers and Secretary-Designee Palm for taking action to extend the state’s Safer at Home order. Recent trends in state and national data are demonstrating that social distancing is effective at helping to flatten the curve and slow

  • Wisconsin Safer at Home Order extends to May 26, 2020

    An order to extend the Safer at Home to May 26, 2020 was issued today. Reasons for extension is that the COVID virus remains prevalent in Wisconsin with reported cases of 3,721, we know that this is higher but testing has been problematic, and present in 65 of Wisconsin’s 72

  • CDC Holding Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) Call Friday

    COVID-19 in the United States: Insights from Healthcare Systems During this COCA Call, presenters will discuss the current impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on healthcare systems in the U.S., including key successes and challenges from the hospital response perspective. Date: Friday, April 17, 2020 Time: 1-2 p.m. CT Call information. If

  • Announcing COVID-19 Response Volunteer Registry Calling all Nurses!

    The Wisconsin Nurses Association would like all nurses to know about an opportunity for you to be a part of a volunteer COVID-19 response team through the Wisconsin Emergency Assistance Volunteer Registry (WEAVR). Help is needed in both clinical and non-clinical nursing support roles that include RNs, NPs and CNAs.

  • Wisconsin COVID-19 April 14 Test Results

    Status Number (%) of People as of 4/14/2020 Negative Test Result 37,997 Positive Test Result 3,555 Hospitalizations 1049 (30%) Deaths 170

  • Wisconsin COVID-19 April 10 Test Results

    Status Number (%) of People as of 4/10/2020 Negative Test Result 33,225 Positive Test Result 3,068 Hospitalizations 904 (29%) Deaths 128

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    WNA provides comments at Wisconsin Board of Nursing April 9, 2020 Public Hearing

    The Wisconsin Board of Nursing held a public hearing on Thursday asking for comment on their Scope Statement proposal related to COVID-19 Emergency Administrative Rules. Nursing related Administrative Rules are regulated by State of Wisconsin Board of Nursing and the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services.  The Board of Nursing