Florence County-COVID-19 Update as of May 29, 2020
Florence County Health Order Ends-May 28, 2020
Virtual Career Day Interviews
Emergency Prepardness Coordinator and Community Health Specialist-Amber Kolberg
Interior Design-Francie Rochon
Marine Corps-Sgt Truttmann
Physical Therapy Aid-Amy Giesen
Police Work-Sheriff Dan Miller
Social Worker-Mallori Kendall
COVID-19: What Older Adults Need to Know
Guidance for Establishments
TRH Best Practices Checklist
Hotel-Motel Best Practices
Bed and Breakfast Best Practices Checklist
UW EOH Foodservice Operations Checklist
UW EOH Building Reopening Checklist
Press Releases regarding COVID-19
5/8/2020 Drive-Up COVID Testing at the Resource Center, Florence, WI
5/5/2020 First Positive Case of COVID-19-Forest County
4/27/2020 Supporting Safe Reopening in Florence County
4/16/2020 Temporarily Closing of Florence County Campgrounds
4/10/2020 Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest Delays Opening Recreation Sites
4/5/2020 Second COVID-19 Positive Case
4/4/2020 First COVID-19 Positive Case
Protecting & promoting the health and safety of the people of Florence County in cooperation with our community partners.
What is 2019 novel coronavirus?
The 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is a new virus that causes respiratory illness in people and can spread from person-to-person. The virus was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China.
Can people in the U.S. get 2019-nCoV?
This 2019-n-CoV Virus does seem to be able to spread from person-to-person although it's not clear how easily this happens. CDC continues to closely monitor the stituation.
Have there been cases of 2019-nCOV in the United States?
Yes. The first infection with 2019-nCoV in the United States was reported on January 21, 2020. The current count of cases of infection with 2019-nCoV in the United States.
What are the symptoms of 2019-nCoV?
Patients with 2019-nCoV have reportedley had mild to severe respiratory illness with symptoms of:
There are simple everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respitory viruses. These include:
For questions about students who plan to travel, or have recently traveled, to areas with community spread of COVID-19, refer to CDC’s FAQ for travelers. Schools can also consult with state and local health officials. Schools may need to postpone or cancel trips that could expose students and staff to potential community spread of COVID-19. Students returning from travel to areas with community spread of COVID-19 must follow guidance they have received from health officials. COVID-19 information for travel is updated regularly on the CDC website. Here is the Updated Travel Guidance for Self-Quarantine.
Travel between private homes within the State of Wisconsin
Travel for seasonal and second home owners
CDC Fact Sheet
Handwashing: Clean Hands Save Lives
CDC Guidance for Business & Employers
Why Social Distancing?
Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19
How to properly put on (Donning) and take off (Doffing) a mask
Appropriate Use of COVID-19 Information by Law Enforcement, First Reponders, and Public Safety Workers
Health Alert-Chloroquine Product
CDC Communications Resources