COVID-19 Vaccines: On Your Back-to-School Checklist

The American Academy of Pediatrics and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend everyone 12 years and older get the COVID-19 vaccination to protect against COVID-19. Children ages 12-17 are eligible to get the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. Only 32.7% of 12–15-year-olds and 42% of 16-17-year-olds have received a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine […]

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Updated resource provides tools for understanding food security

The Wisconsin Food Security Project is an interactive data and mapping portal featuring county and subcounty data related to food security in Wisconsin. It supports stakeholder groups in identifying long-standing as well as newly emerging risk factors that impact food security in their communities.

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COVID-19 creates challenges to food security

The COVID-19 public health emergency is creating an urgent food security challenge for households and communities in Wisconsin. Food security in our community rests on four pillars:  financial security, robust federal food and nutrition programs, a strong emergency food network, and a vibrant food system. The COVID-19 emergency threatens household food security by disrupting this foundation.

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