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Eau Claire mask mandate goes into effect

Mask Wearer
March 31, 2021

Today, the Supreme Court in the case of Fabick v. Evers issued its opinion on the legality of Governor Evers to issue successive Emergency Orders in relation to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Wisconsin Supreme Court overturns mask mandate

 Governor Tony Evers
March 31, 2021

This morning the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled that the state-wide mask mandate in Wisconsin was implemented illegally by the governor. This ruling both ends the current mask mandate and prevents the governor from implementing a new one when the current mandate expires on April 

Badger Talks - Vaccine Etiquette

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Badger Talks - Vaccine Etiquette 101

March 30, 2021

BADGER TALKS VIDEO: FOLLOW VACCINE ETIQUETTE

Governor Evers announces all adults eligible for vaccine

COVID-19 Media Briefing - 03/30/2021

March 30, 2021

What:

DHS experts will join Governor Tony Evers to answer questions about the status of COVID-19 in Wisconsin and our response, along with questions about vaccine allocation, distribution, and administration.

Who:

Dunn County COVID-19 update for 3/26/2021

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Dunn County Covid-19 update for 3/26/2021

March 30, 2021

This week's video update is late here due to some Facebook technical difficulties. Today we have the video update from last Friday and the numbers graphic from yesterday, so the numbers will not match up between the graphic and the video, but these are the latest stats. The video is the weekly update from KT Gallagher in which she answers your COVID-19 questions. 

EC Health Dept: Individuals with certain medical conditions now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine
March 22, 2021

Beginning today, individuals aged 16 and older with nearly 20
different medical conditions, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, pregnancy, and others,
become eligible for vaccine. This full list of eligible conditions includes:

Wisconsin DHS Vaccine Q&A for 3/18/2021

COVID-19 Media Briefing - 03/18/2021

March 18, 2021

Who:

  • Deputy Secretary Julie Willems Van Dijk, Wisconsin Department of Health Services
  • Stephanie Schauer, Ph.D., Division of Public Health Immunization Program Manager

  • Traci DeSalvo, MPH, Director, Bureau of Communicable Diseases

When: Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 1:30 p.m.              

Dunn County COVID-19 status update for 3/12/2021

March 12, 2021

This week's COVID-19 update with Dunn County Public Health Administrator KT Gallagher.

Dunn County COVID-19 update for 3/5/2021

Dunn County COVID data graph
March 6, 2021

This is the weekly video update with Dunn County Health Administrator KT Gallagher. The county risk level continues to be high, with 44 active cases in the county, 1 currently hospitalized, and with 98% of the total cases in the county recovered from the virus.

5.9% of county residents have received both doses of vaccine, as opposed to 9.0% of state-wide residents. 

DHS Vaccine Q&A for March 4, 2021, Vaccine Hotline Available

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COVID-19 Media Briefing - 03/04/2021

March 4, 2021

Who:

  • Deputy Secretary Julie Willems Van Dijk, Wisconsin Department of Health Services
  • Stephanie Schauer, Ph.D., Division of Public Health Immunization Program Manager

When: Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 1:30 p.m.