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Dr. Michael O. Frank, of the Medical College of Wisconsin, answers questions about the COVID-19 vaccine

Dr. Michael O. Frank
August 15, 2021

With cases on the rise and COVID-19 vaccines stagnant, public health officials want state residents to get vaccinated to protect themselves from the .

Wisconsin DHS COVID-19 Media Briefing for Aug. 12, 2021

COVID-19 Media Briefing - 08/012/2021

August 12, 2021

It has been a while since the state has held a regular COVID-19 media briefing, but the current spread of the Delta variant of COVID-19 has required a new update. 

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 vaccines and variants.

Who:

COVID-19 resurges in state - all counties are now at high or very high activity

COVID Dashboard
August 9, 2021

Currently the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is reporting that every county in Wisconsin is now at a high activity level for COVID-19, with the exception of Milwaukee County, which is currently very high.

Dunn County COVID-19 Update for Aug. 6 2021

August 8, 2021

This is the weekly COVID-19 update from Dunn County Public Health Director KT Gallagher. In this week's update KT discusses the increase in cases of the new Delta variant of COVID, and how the county is responding. 

COVID vaccine popup at the Dunn County Fair

Vaccination Graphic
July 22, 2021

A Pop-Up Vaccination Clinic is being held at the Dunn County Fair from 1-7 PM on July 22-25. Both the Pfizer and J&J vaccines are available. The new COVID variants are a threat to our community and cases are slowly rising again, so this is a great opportunity to get your family vaccinated now before school starts. Those under 18 will require a guardian or parent to give consent for the vaccination. You must purchase an admission to the fair to go to the clinic. 

Dunn County COVID-19 update with KT Gallagher for 7/16/2021

KT Galagher
July 18, 2021

This is this week's COVID-19 status update with Dunn County COVID-19 Public Health Administrator KT Gallagher. As always, KT explains the current COVID-19 status in Dunn County, and answers your questions. This week she talks about the Delta variant and the possibility of passing it on without being symptomatic. 

Dunn County COVID-19 update for 7/9/2021

July 12, 2021

This is Friday's COVID update from Dunn County Public Health Director KT Gallagher, along with this week's statistics and information on a COVID vaccination clinic to be held on July 14 and 15 in Dunn County.

Health Department and UWEC Partner on First Community Drive-Through Vaccine Clinic

June 24, 2021

The final COVID-19 vaccine clinic at UWEC Zorn Arena will be on Wednesday, June 30th from 3pm-7pm.

Community vaccine clinics in July are moving to the Health Department and the UWEC Water Street Parking lot, which will be operated as a drive-through and walk-up clinic. From April 8 to June 23, more than 14,400 vaccine doses were given at Zorn Arena.

Wisconsin DHS COVID-19 update for 6/8/2021

COVID-19 Media Briefing - 06/08/2021

June 8, 2021

Who:

  • Deputy Secretary Julie Willems Van Dijk, Wisconsin Department of Health Services 
  • Dr. Ryan Westergaard, Chief Medical Officer, DHS Bureau of Communicable Diseases

When:

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 from 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

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

Dunn County Health Director KT Gallagher
June 6, 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.

Dunn County COVID-19 update for 5/28/2021

May 30, 2021

Dunn County Public Health Director KT Gallagher runs through the COVID numbers and answers your questions.

Wisconsin DHS Media Briefing for 5/27/2021

COVID-19 Media Briefing - 05/27/2021

May 27, 2021

Who:

  • Traci DeSalvo, Director, DHS Bureau of Communicable Diseases
  • Dr. Ryan Westergaard, Chief Medical Officer, DHS Bureau of Communicable Diseases

When:

Thursday, May 27, 2021 from 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Dunn County COVID-19 update for 5/21/2021

KT Gallagher
May 21, 2021

This is the weekly COVID-19 update from Dunn County Public Health Administrator KT Gallagher. As always, KT gives you the Dunn County numbers and answers your questions.

Dunn County Community Vaccination Clinic on 5/13/2021

Vaccination Clinic Graphic
May 12, 2021
Dunn County will hold a community COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Thursday, May 13 from 1 to 6 pm. Advanced registration is available and walk-ins will be welcome. Individuals will have a choice of J&J Janssen or Pfizer Vaccine. This will be the first clinic at which 12-15 year olds may be vaccinated with parental consent.  16 and 17 year olds are also able to get the vaccine and parental/guardian consent is required.

Dunn County changes COVID-19 gathering recommendations

May 11, 2021

The Dunn County Health Department is announcing new
updates to the COVID-19 gathering recommendations.
Research has shown that COVID-19 is a largely vaccine preventable disease. We’re encouraging
everyone who is eligible for the vaccine, to get the vaccine. Check out this website to find out where to
get a COVID-19 Vaccine in Dunn County.