Morning Update: Wednesday, Nov. 10

Morning Update: Wednesday, Nov. 10

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Good morning, Madison.

It's Wednesday, congrats to all of us for making it halfway through the week. Sometimes you just have to celebrate the little things.

Let's just dive right into it all today, shall we?

— Hayley

😷 COVID-19 case numbers are creeping back up across the state.

💉 You can get your kids vaccinated at the Alliant Energy Center.

🎒 Following big fights Monday, more than one-third of Madison East High School students stayed home Tuesday.

📚 A few quick bites on the Madison Metropolitan School District.

🏆 Congrats to Taylor, the Henry Vilas zookeeper was awarded the Outstanding New Program Leader Award from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

📣 PSA: Alternate side parking begins next week.

🏒 Teams to watch: Badger women's hockey and women's soccer.

🖥️ Local publisher Tone Madison is turning into a worker-owned cooperative.

  • From Co-Founder Scott Gordon: "Tone Madison is a place where journalists call the shots without interference from outside interests. Converting to a worker-owned cooperative will shift more power into the hands of journalists at a time when living wage media jobs are sparse, smaller media companies are struggling to make ends meet, and larger media chains undermine their own journalists with cost-cutting efficiencies and click-bait strategies." Read the full piece here.
  • Full disclosure: I do some fundraising work and writing for Tone Madison.

🏈 Your lunchtime read: Aaron Rodgers Didn't Just Lie

🦠 Covid-19 Resources

Wisconsin Vaccination Rate: 55.1%

Dane County Vaccination Rate: 71.7%

Here's where to find a COVID-19 vaccine near you.

Need a COVID-19 test? PHMDC has you covered.

Are you eligible for a third dose of Pfizer or Moderna? Find out here.

NEW: Do you still need your flu shot? Start here.

📅  Events: Wednesday, Nov. 10

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