COVID-19 Information For Algoma, WI
COVID-19 Information For Algoma, WI
Updated May 15, 2020, 11:30AM
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On May 13, 2020, the Wisconsin Supreme Court struck down the governor’s safer at home order, effective immediately. This rendered the Safer at Home and Badger Bounce Back orders unenforceable.
On May 14, 2020 Kewaunee County released MOVING KEWAUNEE COUNTY FORWARD Kewaunee County Reopening Guidelines for both residents and businesses.
Kewaunee County’s basic recommendations for county residents: Stay home when sick.
- We encourage current safer at home guidelines whenever possible, especially for individuals 60 and over and individuals with chronic conditions.
- Mask when in public.
- Social distance when out maintaining 6 feet between people.
- Use of proper hand hygiene/ hand sanitizer when entering and exiting public places.
- Discourage handshaking and hugging.
- Utilize curbside pickup as much as possible.
Updated May 14, 2020: As of May 6, 2020, Kewaunee County stopped including the breakdown of cleared and active cases.
Kewaunee County has:
POSITIVE: 29 PENDING: 79 NEGATIVE: 364 DEATHS: 1
Read the updates here.
If you are sick or feel sick, please contact your healthcare provider and follow their instructions.
The Algoma Visitor Center is closed until further notice, including the public restrooms. If you have any questions or concerns, please send us an email or give us a call: email@example.com | (920) 487-2041. Thank you for understanding and we hope to see you soon!
- March 16, 2020, 3:00 PM: Please click here to read the statement released by Algoma City Administrator Jared Heyn regarding what precautions are being taken regarding COVID-19.
- April 6, 2020: The Kewaunee County Public Health Department has confirmed the County’s first case of COVID-19. Read the press release here.
- The Kewaunee County Public Health Department issued a press release on March 13, 2020, with advice for residents, businesses, nursing homes, and schools on how we can help lessen the spread of the Coronavirus. As of March 13, 2020, there were no cases of COVID-19 reported in Kewaunee County, and the Public Health Department is closely monitoring the situation as well as COVID-19 test results. View the press release here.
- May 11, 2020: Emergency Order #36 issued which allows standalone and strip mall based stores to reopen for in-person shopping if certain criteria are met, including external entrances and social distancing in the store as well as outside if shoppers are waiting in line to enter. View Emergency Order #36 here.
- March 24, 2020: Safer At Home order issued for Wisconsin beginning at 8:00AM March 25, 2020 through 8:00AM April 24, 2020. Read the order here.
- April 1, 2020 UW Extension: Financial Resources to Help Get Through COVID-19
- March 18, 2020: Senator Tammy Baldwin calls for cash assistance for American families.
- March 17, 2020: Governor Evers Press Release: Gov. Evers Directs DHS to Limit Gatherings to Less Than 10 to Slow Spread of COVID-19
- On March 16, 2020, Governor Tony Evers directed Department of Health Services Secretary Designee Andrea Palm to order a statewide moratorium on mass gatherings of 50 or more people to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 This guidance goes into effect at midnight tonight. Read the order here.
- Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)
- Wisconsin Department of Health Services – Outbreaks
- April 7, 2020: CDC is recommending the use of cloth face coverings to slow the spread, especially in areas of significant community-based transmission. Read the recommendation here.
- The basic advice remains the same to help prevent the spread: wash your hands often, stay home if you are feeling sick, and cover your mouth and nose when you cough and sneeze. For a more detailed list of preventative measures, visit the CDC’s website here.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- CDC Infographic that explains the difference between seasonal and pandemic flu
- CDC Travel Guidelines
General COVID-19 Resources
- Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak
- Facebook’s COVID-19 Information Center
- COVID-19 facts from Dr. Rai (Prevea)
Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development
- Unemployment COVID-19 Public Information
- Gov. Evers Waives Work Search and Modifies Availability Requirements for Unemployment Benefits
- 211.0rg The United Way supports 211, a free and confidential service that helps people across North America find the local resources they need 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.If you need assistance finding food, paying housing bills, accessing childcare, or other essential services, you can use the 211.org website to find the nearest United Way center in your area. Or simply dial 2-1-1.
Federal Trade Commission
March 21, 2020: Google’s New Site For Covid-19