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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.

Dunn County COVID-19 update for 5/8/2021

May 8, 2021

Dunn County Health Administrator KT Gallagher returns this week to provide you with the week's COVID-19 update for the county. 

DHS Vaccine Q&A for 5/4/2021

COVID-19 Media Briefing - 05/04/2021

May 4, 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, May 4, 2021 from 1:30 p.m. - 2;30 p.m.

COVID-19 Dunn County status update

April 17, 2021

This is the weekly video update from Dunn County Health Department Administrator KT Gallagher. This week KT answers a question about when the vaccines will attain full approval rather than emergency approval and goes over the statistics for Dunn County. There will be no video update next Friday.

Wisconsin, Eau Claire, and Dunn County pause Johnson and Johnson vaccine delivery

COVID vaccine vial

COVID-19 Media Briefing - 04/13/2021

April 13, 2021

Wisconsin 

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is instructing Wisconsin vaccine providers to stop administering the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine due to a federal review of adverse side effects reported. 

Dunn County COVID-19 Update for Dunn County 4/9/2021

Dunn County new COVID-19 cases per day
April 10, 2021

This is the weekly Friday update for Dunn County's COVID-19 status from Dunn County Health Administrator KT Gallager. Today KT discusses the fast increase in vaccinations in the county, but that the rate of infection is slightly increasing. Although we have not really reached a critical rate of infection, the increase is disheartening. 

COVID-19 media briefing for 4/8/2021

COVID-19 Media Briefing - 04/08/2021

April 8, 2021

What:

DHS experts will answer questions about the status of COVID-19 in Wisconsin and our response, along with questions about vaccine and variants.

Who:

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

When:

Thursday, April 8, 2021 from 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 

Dunn County Health and Human Services Board Unanimously Supports Health Advisory Encouraging Mask Use

Dunn County Seal
April 5, 2021

Menomonie, Wisconsin-April 5, 2021- The County Health and Human Services Board, comprised of
County Board members and citizen appointees, approved a resolution advising all residents to comply
with the most recent Health Advisory, which directed that all residents of Dunn County should wear a
face covering, covering mouth and nose completely, when indoors or in a public space other than a

Dunn County COVID-19 status report for 3/2/2021

KT Gallagher
April 2, 2021

This is the weekly COVID-19 status report from Dunn County Health Administrator KT Gallagher.

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