FIFTY-SEVEN CASES OF COVID-19 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 57 cases in Forest County. The individuals are isolating at home. No further information will be released to protect the confidentiality of the individuals. County health officials and local partners are contacting others with whom the individuals who tested positive had close contact with. As of today, Forest County has 1,382 negative test results and 11 pending. There are currently 7 active cases, 46 recovered, and 4 deaths.

The Forest County Health Department encourages community members to minimize their contact with others by staying home when possible, practice physical distancing and good personal hygiene, wear a mask or cloth face covering, and stay alert for symptoms of COVID-19.  If you are experiencing any symptoms or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, please contact your health care provider and ask to be tested.

In an effort to keep our community members up to date on COVID-19, the Forest County Health Department will continue to update our Facebook page daily and local newspapers weekly with current COVID-19 case counts. This will include the number of negative and positive cases in Forest County. Please call our office at 715-478-3371 with any questions or concerns.

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FIFTY CASES OF COVID-19 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 50 cases in Forest County. The individuals are isolating at home. No further information will be released to protect the confidentiality of the individuals. County health officials and local partners are contacting others with whom the individuals who tested positive had close contact with. As of today, Forest County has 1,217 negative test results and 7 pending. There are currently 10 active cases, 36 recovered, and 4 deaths.

The Forest County Health Department encourages community members to minimize their contact with others by staying home when possible, practice physical distancing and good personal hygiene, wear a mask or cloth face covering, and stay alert for symptoms of COVID-19.  If you are experiencing any symptoms or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, please contact your health care provider and ask to be tested.

In an effort to keep our community members up to date on COVID-19, the Forest County Health Department will continue to update our Facebook page daily and local newspapers weekly with current COVID-19 case counts. This will include the number of negative and positive cases in Forest County. Please call our office at 715-478-3371 with any questions or concerns.

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FOURTH COVID-19 RELATED DEATH IN FOREST COUNTY

Forest County Health officials have confirmed a fourth person has died of complications surrounding novel coronavirus infection (COVID-19) in Forest County. We are extremely saddened to report this loss and would like to extend our deepest sympathies to all of the individual’s loved ones.  

To date, 50 people in Forest County and 40,507 people across the state of Wisconsin have been diagnosed with COVID-19. There have been a total of 4 deaths in Forest County and 833 deaths in Wisconsin.

The Forest County Health Department continues to closely monitor this outbreak and are working hard to protect the county and our community members. We will continue to focus on keeping everyone safe by responding to and following up with COVID-19 cases and contact tracing, along with keeping the community up-to-date on current information. The Forest County Health Department will continue to update our Facebook page Monday-Friday with current COVID-19 case counts. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to our office with any questions at 715-478-3371.

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FORTY-EIGHT CASES OF COVID-19 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 48 cases in Forest County. The individuals are isolating at home. No further information will be released to protect the confidentiality of the individuals. County health officials and local partners are contacting others with whom the individuals who tested positive had close contact with.

The Bay at Nu Roc has no active cases and all residents are out of isolation.

The Forest County Health Department encourages community members to minimize their contact with others by staying home when possible, practice physical distancing and good personal hygiene, wear a mask or cloth face covering, and stay alert for symptoms of COVID-19.  If you are experiencing any symptoms or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, please contact your health care provider and ask to be tested.

In an effort to keep our community members up to date on COVID-19, the Forest County Health Department will continue to update our Facebook page daily and local newspapers weekly with current COVID-19 case counts. Please call our office at 715-478-3371 with any questions or concerns.

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FORTY-ONE CASES OF COVID-19 CONFIRMED IN FOREST COUNTY

Forest County Public Health officials have confirmed two additional persons have been diagnosed with novel coronavirus infection (COVID-19) for a total of 41 cases in Forest County. These individuals are close contacts of individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 outside of Forest County. The individuals are currently under investigation. No further information will be released to protect the confidentiality of the individuals. County health officials and local partners are contacting others with whom the individuals who tested positive had close contact with.

The Forest County Health Department encourages community members to minimize their contact with others by staying home when possible, practice physical distancing and good personal hygiene, wear a mask or cloth face covering, and stay alert for symptoms of COVID-19.  If you are experiencing any symptoms or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, please contact your health care provider and ask to be tested.

In an effort to keep our community members up to date on COVID-19, the Forest County Health Department will continue to update our Facebook page daily and local newspapers weekly with current COVID-19 case counts. This will include the number of negative and positive cases in Forest County. Please call our office at 715-478-3371 with any questions or concerns.

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