Notable + Quotable | May 18, 2023

heard around the Chippewa Valley

V1 Staff |

It’s really helpful to set this aside as a placeholder.
It would be helpful to have this earmarked.

Stephanie Hirsch

–Eau Claire City Manager, on the City Council’s vote to set aside $500,000 to buy a daytime shelter for homeless residents. (Leader-Telegram, May 10)

The important thing to remember is that COVID is not gone. So we still encourage people to get vaccinated, stay home if you’re sick, get tested, check into treatment, follow the recommendations if you have a positive test.

Jackie Krumenauer

–Registered nurse with the Eau Claire City-County Health Department, on the official end of the COVID-19 public health emergency. (WEAU 13 News, May 10)

If we lost Childcare Counts they’d have to raise the rates about $100 a week per child. So you’re talking $400 a month – that’s a car payment.

STATE REP. jodi emerson

–Visiting Beautiful Minds Daycare to promote the new “Child Care Counts” program addressing the child care crisis. (WQOW News 18, May 8)