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Waupaca County Public Health: COVID-19

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8/6/20: Joint Statement from Public Health & Waupaca Co School Districts
7/30/20: Statewide Public Health Emergency & Face Coverings Order





 

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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) 

 
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Public Health Emergency and Mask Order
On July 30, 2020, Governor Evers issued Executive Order 82, declaring a public health emergency, and corresponding Emergency Order 1, regarding face coverings in certain situations for people over the age of 5. The mask order is effective Saturday, August 1, 2020.

Symptoms of COVID-19
Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. 

If you feel sick, stay home
NOTE: Not everyone with COVID-19 has all of these symptoms. For many, symptoms are mild, with no fever.
 You can still spread the virus to others even if you have mild or no symptoms. There are people who may be at greater risk for severe symptoms.

How to protect yourself and othersStop the spread of germs infographic 6.15.20 1NOTE: Cloth face coverings should not be placed on children under age 2, anyone who has trouble breathing, or is unconscious, incapacitated, or otherwise unable to remove the mask without assistance.

Do you have symptoms of COVID-19? Have you been exposed?call doctor
  1. Contact your doctor and ask to be tested. 
  2. Complete an online health screening assessment, and a licensed health practitioner will contact you.
  3. See if a community testing site is available near you.

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Contact Us
 
Call 211 for general inquiries or contact Public Health during business hours (Monday-Friday, 8 AM-4 PM).

In-person appointments are suspended until further notice.

Public Health:

715-258-6323

Health and Human Services:
715-258-6300

Fax:
715-258-6333

Email: publichealth@co.waupaca.wi.us

Jed Wohlt, Health Officer

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