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Two additional COVID-19 variant cases in Eau Claire County

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. 

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

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 

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

Dunn County COVID-19 Graphic

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. 

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 Health Department issues new mask advisory

Dunn County Health Administrator KT Gallagher
February 25, 2021

The Dunn County Health Department has issued a new mask advisory for the county. This is not really a change in recommendations so much as it is a reminder that despite the fact that the cases in the state and county have decreased, we are still in a pandemic and will need to remain vigilant until we reach herd immunity through vaccinations.

Gov. Evers, DHS Announce Launch of Four More Community-Based Vaccination Clinics

February 23, 2021

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced the locations of four additional community-based vaccination clinics. The vaccination clinics will be located in La Crosse County, Racine County, Marathon County, with the last clinic split between Douglas and Barron County. Locations will open within the next two months.

Dunn County relaxes COVID-19 meeting recommendations

Dunn County Health Administrator KT Gallagher
February 18, 2021

Between Feb. 3 and Feb. 17 the number of new COVID-19 cases in Dunn County met the state standard for a "high" number of cases, which is a drop from the previous "very high" level.

Two additional COVID-19 variant cases in Eau Claire County

COVID virus
February 16, 2021

Two additional cases of the COVID-19 virus variant that was originally found in England have been discovered in Eau Claire. This variant, called  B.1.1.7, is considered to be more readily transmitted than the original virus, and is also possibly more deadly.

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