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Dunn County COVID-19 Update with KT Gallagher for 9/3/2021

KT Gallagher
September 3, 2021

As always, KT Gallagher, Dunn County Health Department Administrator, give you the Dunn County numbers and answers your questions about the trend for the Delta COVID-19 variant and how to find some of the data for the county and the state on your own. 

COVID Updates from Dr. Hall - 9/3/2021

Covid Cases Graph
September 3, 2021
Then & Now, Dunn County edition:
We are currently far above the levels of COVID we were seeing last year at this time. Many things have changed since last year, in ways that could make a fall surge better or worse than before. And, as with all things COVID, our predictions are often likely to not come true - the factors are so complicated and there is still much to learn.

COVID Updates from Dr. Hall - 9/2/2021

September 2, 2021
Editor's Note - we will begin carrying updates from Dr. Alexandra Hall on the COVID-19 status in the Chippewa Valley, particularly in regard to Dunn County.
Interim update on Chippewa Valley - significant continued increases in cases in Eau Claire & Chip, staying high in Dunn.

Dunn County COVID-19 update for 8/27/2021

KT Gallagher
August 27, 2021

In her weekly update Dunn County Health Department Administrator KT Gallagher give you the numbers on COVID from Dunn County and answers your questions from social media.

Dunn County COVID-19 update for 8/20/2021

KT Gallagher
August 21, 2021

As always, Dunn County Public Health Director KT Gallagher gives you the latest COVID-19 statistics and answers the questions that were posed on social media for the week. This time KT talks to you from the great outdoors.

Wisconsin DHS COVID-19 Media Briefing for 8/19/2021

COVID-19 Media Briefing - 08/019/2021

August 19, 2021

Wisconsin DHS officials will hold a media briefing today on the COVID-19 situation at noon today and will provide new data on the current outbreak. The media conference call will be carried here live. 


DHS experts will answer questions about the status of COVID-19 in Wisconsin and discuss updates to available data. 


Dunn County leaders urge vaccinations and masks

Dave Bartlett
August 18, 2021

Dunn County Wisconsin, August 18, 2021 – Dave Bartlett, Chairman of the Dunn County
Board of Supervisors, and Diane Morehouse, Dunn County Board Supervisor and Chair of the
County’s Health and Human Services Board, have issued an appeal to all residents of the County
to get vaccinated for COVID-19, and to wear masks when out of the home. The appeal comes as
Dunn County is experiencing a significant rise in COVID-19 infections. “A troubling change

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. 


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.


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.