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COVID Update from Dr. Hall - 9/20/2021

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Dunn County COVID-19 update for 10/8/2021

Dunn County Health Administrator KT Gallagher
October 8, 2021

As always KT runs through the numbers for the state and county, and then answers your questions.

Menomonie School Board meeting 10/11/2021 to discuss masking and gender support

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Menomonie School Board Meeting for 10/11/2021

October 8, 2021

 This evening's agenda includes three items introduced by board member Angela Skillings.  The first is an action item to change the masking policy in the district to be fully optional for all students and to force the board not to re-consider that policy but to depend on the Superintendent of Schools to stop instruction  as necessary if COVID-19 is out of control.

The second item is a discussion item about gender support plan in the district.

Dunn County COVID-19 update with KT Gallagher for 10/1/2021

Dunn County Public Health Administrator KT Gallagher
October 2, 2021

As always, Dunn County Public Health Administrator KT Gallagher give you the COVID-19 statistics for Dunn County and answers your questions. 

Menomonie School Board for Oct. 3 canceled

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September 30, 2021

This meeting has been canceled as of Saturday afternoon.

On Monday Sept. 27 the Menomonie School Board changed the masking policy for the district to require masks on all students in grades K-6 until such time that vaccines became available for students in that age range. 

Wisconsin DHS Media Conference on COVID-19 booster shots

COVID-19 Media Briefing - 09/30/2021

September 30, 2021

What:

DHS experts will answer questions about COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine booster doses.

Who:

  • Dr. Ryan Westergaard, Chief Medical Officer, DHS Bureau of Communicable Diseases
  • Stephanie Schauer, Ph.D., Division of Public Health Immunization Program Manager

When:

Thursday, September 30, 2021 from 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Menomonie School Board approves compromise mask requirement

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Menomonie School Board Meeting for 9/27/2021

September 27, 2021

The Menomonie School Board tonight approved a compromise masking policy. Students in K-6 classes will be required to wear masks in school until such time that those students may be fully vaccinated. This does not apply to teachers, for whom masking will remain optional. The mask mandate for younger students passed 5-4 after a very long discussion.

SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THE MENOMONIE AREA

NOTICE OF A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION

Dunn County changes gathering size recommendations

KT Gallagher
September 25, 2021

Dunn County Public Health Administrator KT Gallagher has announced a change in the recommendations for gathering sizes in Dunn County due to COVID-19. The case burden in the county is very high, at 886.6 cases per  100,000 people, and the vaccination rate in the county remains low, at 42.5% of residents.

Wisconsin DHS COVID media briefing 9/22/2021

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COVID-19 Media Briefing - 09/22/2021

September 22, 2021

What:

DHS experts will answer questions about the status of COVID-19 in Wisconsin and our response.

Who:

  • Secretary-designee Karen Timberlake, Wisconsin Department of Health Services 
  • Dr. Ryan Westergaard, Chief Medical Officer, DHS Bureau of Communicable Diseases

When:

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 from 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 

COVID Update from Dr. Hall - 9/20/2021

Dunn County Covid Cases
September 21, 2021
Data update for Dunn County. Cases continue to increase, especially in ages 10-19. All counties in the Chip Valley have broken records for new daily cases this year. Cases in Stout students are still low but starting to tick upward. Two new deaths in Dunn County, both under age 60 and without any underlying health conditions. We've now had three deaths total this month (out of 40 total since the pandemic began), 1 person in their 60's and the other two under 60.
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