The spread of the coronavirus and its impact on everyday life continue to dominate the news and that’s the case on nearly every page of this week’s edition.

From government orders to stay “Safer at Home,” to how we’re coping, worshiping and helping others are all included in this week’s edition of the Standard Press.

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Here’s a closer look at some of the stories in this week’s edition:

  • BY THE NUMBERS: Racine County officials say battling COVID-19, the disease caused by coronavirus, takes a collaborative effort between multiple levels of government. According to state health officials, Wisconsin as of Tuesday had at least 457 confirmed cases of coronavirus, with more than 8,200 returning negative results.
  • DEALING WITH IT: According to local psychologist David Thompson, there are three common responses to the effects of the coronavirus: make the most of the time at home with family; panic and hoard toilet paper and other household goods; or take each day as it comes and adjust as best you can. Thompson offers his advice for all who are dealing with the drastic change in everyday life.
  • CHURCH REIMAGINED: With the coronavirus closing public church services statewide, parishes throughout the area have turned to live streaming to continue bringing their messages to members. The churches are offering messages of hope despite facing the monumental shift in the mode of outreach during the lent and Easter seasons.
  • TAX TIPS: State and federal tax filing deadlines have been extended to mid July, but the basic principals that lesson the tax liability remain the same, according to a local accountant. Read his tips for filers on this week’s Business page.
  • FEELING THE PINCH: Local charities still reeling from losses due to tax law changes are now worried about the impact coronavirus will have on their ability to raise money and serve a growing number of people in need. See this week’s Business page.
  • HAIL TO THE BEST: Max Ehlen and several of his Burlington High School wrestling teammates earned All-Southern Lakes Conference selections for the winter sports season. Find out who else joined him in sports.