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894 CASES OF COVID-19 (3 ACTIVE) CONFIRMED IN FOREST COUNTY

Forest County Public Health officials have confirmed additional persons have been diagnosed with novel coronavirus infection (COVID-19) for a total of 894 cases in Forest County. County health officials and local partners are contacting others with whom the individuals who … Continue reading

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Forest County COVID Vaccine Update

The Forest County Health Department is helping to provide COVID-19 vaccine for individuals eligible in Phase 1a, which includes frontline healthcare personnel, EMS, and those who provide direct patient service or other healthcare services. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services … Continue reading

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DHS and Laboratory Partners Identify Variant Strain B.1.1.7 of SARS-CoV-2 in Wisconsin

On January 12, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and laboratory partners identified a variant strain of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in Wisconsin. The particular variant, referred to as B.1.1.7, was first discovered circulating widely in England during … Continue reading

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Vaccine Availability for Phase 1a Individuals in Forest County

Forest County is helping to provide COVID-19 vaccine to organizations that have frontline healthcare personnel that are not affiliated with a healthcare system, hospital, or long-term care facility. Individuals who provide direct patient service or engage in healthcare services that … Continue reading

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