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Dunn County COVID-19 update, county changes recommended gathering sizes

June 6, 2021 - 7:06pm
Dunn County Health Director KT Gallagher
Dunn County Health Director KT Gallagher
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Dunn County Covid-19 update with Health Department Director, KT Gallagher

Dunn County Covid-19 update with Health Department Director, KT Gallagher

Posted by Dunn County, Wisconsin on Friday, June 4, 2021

As always, Dunn County Health Director KT Gallagher answers your questions about COVID-19 in Dunn County and runs through the current COVID status in the county.

The county has also issued updated recommendations on gathering sizes:

The Dunn County Health Department is announcing new
updates to the COVID-19 gathering guidelines.

The Dunn County Health Department is recommending mass gathering sizes of not more than 100
individuals indoors and 250 individuals outdoors. “Mass gathering” is any planned or spontaneous,
public or private event or convening that will bring together or is likely to bring together 100 or more
people in a single room or single confined or enclosed space at the same time.

Consider the following when hosting a gathering of any size:
 Follow the CDC COVID-19 guidance for unvaccinated people.
 Give people room to spread out and maintain physical distance.
 Keep a list of people attending for contact tracing.
 Encourage people to stay home if they are sick.
Research has shown that COVID-19 is a largely vaccine preventable disease. Everyone 12 years or
older is strongly encouraged to get the vaccine. Check out this website to find out where to get a free
COVID-19 Vaccine in Dunn County.
https://www.co.dunn.wi.us/index.asp?SEC={FF259D6E-472B-478B-BEEB-A5C95C29E4D6}

As of yesterday, 15,581 Dunn County residents have completed their vaccine series; this is only 34.3%
of the population. Thirty eight percent of residents have received at least one dose of the vaccine
series. To reach herd immunity approximately 75% of Dunn County residents must complete the
vaccine the series. Dunn County currently has a medium case burden with 40.2 per 100,000 people
cases based on the last two week time period. You can find this data here:
https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/local.htm

The Dunn County Health Department is encouraging those with questions to look at the information on
this website. If you still have questions after reviewing the information provided, feel free to call one
of the following numbers.
 Eau Claire COVID Call Center: 715-831-7425
 Dunn County Health Department: 715-232-2388.
As always, you can follow the Dunn County data on our COVID-19 portal.
https://dunnco.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/5dedef24887...
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