With approximately 200,000 deaths from COVID-19 including 434 deaths in Wisconsin and nearly 2,000 hospitalizations, the Tavern League of Wisconsin has taken a very bold anti-science approach by demanding that the state's bars are restaurants open immediately without a comprehensive plan. Fortunately, some municipalities like Madison and Milwaukee are enforcing their own safer-at-home policies. With an increase in infections and deaths continuing every day, and the likely continuation of infections into 2021 and beyond, this irresponsible reaction from the state's largest liquor lobby has infuriated many.
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I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, with a background in addictions counseling living in Madison, Wisconsin. I created this blog to raise awareness about drinking culture, alcohol outlet density, alcohol policy, alcohol dependence and risks.