A new study released Thursday shows the flu season barely got its start this year. Research from Epic Health Research Network shows a 96.3% decrease in flu cases in the 2020-21 season compared to the average over the last four seasons.
Katlyn Chrislaw has experienced two monumental but separate tragedies. The first was the loss of her husband last year. Then earlier this week, her home and all of her possessions were destroyed in a fire.
On the heels of recent news that the FDA could authorize Pfizer’s vaccine for use in teens ages 12 to 15 as early as next week, local health organizations are kicking preparations into high gear. Fitchburg Family Pharmacy decided to go ahead and start scheduling doses for 12-15 year-olds to get the Pfizer vaccine at their clinic. None of these appointments are guaranteed until the vaccine gets the green light from the FDA.
Small businesses in Dane County are expected to get some much needed relief Thursday night during a county board meeting vote that would provide another $15 million in aid for those that are struggling.