By Marcus Aarsvold

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) - The La Crosse Public Library mobile application makes it easier for the community to check out books and everything else the library offers.People cannot browse around the library during the COVID-19 pandemic, but they can still request books on the new LPL mobile app and then pick them up."The La Crosse library and the people who work there have been an absolute gift to our family during this time. "


By Natasha Singer

Among all the tools that health agencies have developed over the years to fight epidemics, at least one has remained a constant for more than a century: paper vaccination certificates.In the 1880s, in response to smallpox outbreaks, some public schools began requiring students and teachers to show vaccination cards. In the 1960s, amid yellow fever epidemics, the World Health Organization introduced an international travel document, known informally as the yellow card.