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An Open Letter to the People of Wisconsin

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 An Open Letter to the People of Wisconsin
Signed by thousands of us in Wisconsin healthcare and being published statewide. "Wisconsin, we love you. Many of us grew up here, others chose to live here. We all work to serve you. We will do anything we can to take care of you. You are our neighbors and ou...
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Wisconsin Public Radio - Newsmakers

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Wisconsin Public Radio - Newsmakers
A truly excellent interview with David Hartberg, Vernon Memorial Healthcare CEO and RWHC President. (David’s interview is from minute 2:26 to 15:60) David hits it out of the park as he explains what our rural hospitals are now facing and how they are respondi...
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Pfizer and Moderna work to effectively ship and store coronavirus vaccine doses
(CBS News video) Our very own Tim Size sits down with CBS News, advocating for equal rural access to the vaccines. While two major drug companies await approval from the FDA on their coronavirus vaccines, behind the scenes, they're drawing up plans to store, s...
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"No One Is Listening to Us" (from The Atlantic)

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"No One Is Listening to Us" (from The Atlantic)
More people than ever are hospitalized with COVID-19. Health-care workers can’t go on like this.
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Rural Healthcare’s COVID Crisis (WORT Radio - A Public Affair)
(WORT Radio) A Public Affair - Today on the show, we take a close look at the pandemic’s impact on rural hospitals and healthcare with journalist Lyle Muller of IowaWatch and Tim Size, executive director of Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative.
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CDC Recommendations for Thanksgiving Celebrations

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CDC Recommendations for Thanksgiving Celebrations
“The safest way to celebrate Thanksgiving this year is to celebrate with people in your household. If you do plan to spend Thanksgiving with people outside your household, take steps to make your celebration safer.”
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A Surge in South Dakota

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A Surge in South Dakota
Dr Tom Dean, a Rural Family Practitioner in South Dakota, talks to CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta–South Dakota has had one of the worst spikes of Covid-19 cases in the country, with the positivity rate now climbing above 50%. Podcast (16 ...
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Election Day is over, and guess what?

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Election Day is over, and guess what?
A plain speaking family physician sharing his experience and hope. (Article by Dr Tom Dean, Wessington Springs, South Dakota)
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Message to our farmer friends...

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From a colleague to Tim Size, RWHC Executive Director: “I debated making this post but if it saves one of my friends, family member or neighbor it's worth it.
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Wisconsin captured national eye in election; can it do so now with COVID fight?
A commentary by Tom Still, President, Wisconsin Technology Council
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 Stop the COVID Spread! Coalition releases its 3rd public education announcement "Wisconsin, We Need You to Step Up"
The latest ad features a frontline nurse at ThedaCare in Appleton. Katie, a frontline nurse from Appleton, is asking Wisconsin to step up. Wisconsin, we can't do this without you.
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It's Not All About You..

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It's Not All About You..
(Covid-19 Cartoon)
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Team Effort: Stop the COVID Spread!

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Team Effort: Stop the COVID Spread!
(Video) Slowing the rapid spread of COVID-19 in Wisconsin has to be a team effort. Adrian Amos, Kenny Clark, and Marquez Valdes-Scantling of the Green Bay Packers are asking Wisconsin residents to do their part in this latest public education message from the ...
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Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Brewers, and Milwaukee Bucks  Join Stop the COVID Spread! Coalition Efforts
Madison, WI -- ​All three of Wisconsin’s major professional sports teams are getting involved in a new coalition effort to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Today, the “Stop the COVID Spread!” coalition released its second public education announcement on ...
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