Lumber prices have tripled in a year as demand for building supplies remains high, but builders fear the prices will hit a point where consumers will not be able to sustain. Builders had hoped the prices would have subsided by spring, but the reality is the opposite.
The drop-off in severe cases among Americans 65 and older is especially encouraging because senior citizens have accounted for about 8 out of 10 deaths from the virus since it hit the U.S., where the toll stands at about 570,000.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services will begin using VaccineFinder to help people more easily locate available vaccine providers who are open to the public. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention launched the VaccineFinder tool in March to help people find COVID-19 vaccine in their area.