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UW Health announced today that organ transplant recipients as well as patients on its waiting list will need to be vaccinated against COVID-19.  Dr. Dixon Kaufman, medical director for UW Health’s Transplant Center, says transplant recipients are at “far greater risk” of severe illness or death...

University of Wisconsin Health will participate in a study of the effects of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine in young children. UW Health's American Family Children's Hospital in Madison will be one of about 100 sites involved in the study. The project aims to enroll about 12,000 children under...

-- UW Health is the latest health system in the state to announce it will require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.  A release shows that 90 percent of UW Health staff are already vaccinated. Under the new policy, employees that are still unvaccinated must start...

With the recent retirement of Chief Medical Officer Dr. Mark Kaufman, the Wisconsin Hospital Association (WHA) has tapped UW-Health’s Dr. Chris Green to serve as the organization’s top physician leader to provide expert guidance and perspective on issues affecting hospitals and health systems in Wisconsin....