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Forest County COVID Vaccine Update March 12, 2021

The Forest County Health Department is currently helping to provide COVID-19 vaccine to eligible individuals as determined by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS). This includes:• Frontline healthcare personnel• EMS• Those who provide direct patient service or other healthcare … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Vaccine Information

The Forest County Health Department is currently helping to provide COVID-19 vaccine to eligible individuals as determined by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. This includes: Everyone 16 and older If you are interested in receiving the vaccine, please call … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Update: Gov. Evers Orders Scaling Down of all Child Care Settings

Gov. Tony Evers today directed Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm to restrict the size of all child care settings. Centers may not operate with more than 10 staff present at a time and may not operate with … Continue reading

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Forest County Health Department Recognizes Community Spread of COVID-19 in Wisconsin

On Tues., March 17, 2020, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced that community spread of COVID-19 has occurred in Wisconsin. This means that there are people who have tested positive who have no exposures to a known case … Continue reading

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March 17th, 2020 update. Gov. Evers Directs DHS to Limit Gatherings to Less than 10 People to Slow Spread of COVID-19

Gov. Tony Evers today directed Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm to issue an agency order prohibiting mass gatherings of 10 people or more to slow the spread of COVID-19. The order makes exceptions for transportation, educational institutions, child … Continue reading

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