COVID-19

Dunn County COVID-19: Gathering Recommendations

As of 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…

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More than 1,000 nursing and pharmacy students receive tuition credit for providing vaccinations during pandemic; UW System extending program through summer

MADISON—More than 1,000 nursing and pharmacy students across the University of Wisconsin System have provided COVID-19 vaccinations and earned a $500 tuition credit while also receiving valuable work experience, UW System President Tommy Thompson announced May 28. Thompson also reiterated that the UW System is offering a second vaccination credit opportunity throughout the summer, from…

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Regional UW System Campuses relax requirements for vaccinated individuals

Starting June 1, University of Wisconsin System schools in Eau Claire, Menomonie and River Falls will relax their face covering and physical distancing requirements on campus for people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The updates to campus health and safety guidelines at UW-Eau Claire, UW-Stout and UW-River Falls reflect recent COVID-19 guidance from the…

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Dunn County COVID-19: Gathering Recommendations

As of 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…

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St. Croix County issues advisory recommending masks

In the absence of a statewide mask mandate in Wisconsin, St. Croix County Public Health has issued a Mask Advisory effective until June 6. Public Health recommends wearing masks as an important tool to fight this virus. Currently we are seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases and a high level of community transmission in the…

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New free COVID-19 drive-through testing site in Hudson

St. Croix County is partnering with the Wisconsin Army National Guard to provide a free COVID-19 drive-through testing site in Hudson, WI. Testing will be administered by the Wisconsin Army National Guard at the St. Croix County Highway Shop in Hudson from April 15 through May 27. The site will be open on Thursdays from…

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DHS releases guidance for spring and summer activities

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) has updated the Staying Safe in Your Community webpage to include recommendations for both fully vaccinated and unvaccinated people. The webpage now includes guidance for a variety of spring and summer activities, as well as guidelines for attending or hosting gatherings. “As we start to get back to…

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