Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
3/31/20: Second COVID-19 Case Confirmed in Waupaca County
3/28/20: Waupaca Co Confirms First Death Associated with COVID-19
COVID-19 STATUS REPORT
Updated: 3/31/20 at 5:21 PM
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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
March 31, 2020: Second COVID-19 Case Confirmed in Waupaca County
Under this order, Wisconsin residents are able to:
- Perform tasks essential to maintain health and safety, such as obtaining medicine or seeing a doctor;
- Get necessary services or supplies for themselves or their family or household members, such as getting food and supplies, pet food and supplies necessary for staying at home;
- Care for a family member in another household; and
- Care for older adults, minors, dependents, people with disabilities or other vulnerable persons.
Symptoms of COVID-19:
The symptoms below may appear 2-14 days after exposure.
People at Higher Risk for Severe Illness:
Based on currently available information, older adults and people who have serious underlying medical conditions might be at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19.
- Where it’s possible, we also encourage the use of telehealth to keep visits to clinics and hospitals to a minimum--again for your protection, and for the safety of our healthcare providers. Additionally if you are having symptoms, CALL your doctor BEFORE going to the hospital/clinic.
- Wash your hands regularly for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
- Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of your elbow.
- Clean frequently touched surfaces and objects daily (e.g., tables, counter tops, light switches, doorknobs, and cabinet handles).