Wisconsin DHS COVID-19 Media Briefing 4/28/2020 | WisCommunity

Wisconsin DHS COVID-19 Media Briefing 4/28/2020

April 28, 2020 - 1:10pm

COVID-19 Media Briefing - 4/28/2020

Today's update features a discussion about proceeding with Badger Bounce Back, and moving to doing much more testing in the state now that there is a greatly expanded capability for testing. The new guidelines say that anyone who exhibits COVID-19 symptoms should now be tested, not just those who show very serious symptoms. There is also a discussion of the expansion of contact tracing in the state, and the huge challenge this presents.

Who:· Maj. Gen. Paul Knapp, Wisconsin’s adjutant general

· Department of Health Services Deputy Secretary Julie Willems Van Dijk

 What:

· An update on the response to COVID-19 by the Wisconsin National Guard, Wisconsin Emergency Management, and Department of Health Service’s personnel working out of the State Emergency Operations Center in Madison.

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