Monday, August 10, 2020

COVID-19

Monday, July 6, 2020 - 10:26am
Monroe County has recorded 23 new cases of COVID-19 since last Wednesday. On Thursday, July 2, the Monroe County Health Department reported six new cases, five of which were tested at the Tomah Armory testing site on Tuesday, June 30. The six new cases included: ·   Male in his 30s, moderate...
Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 9:53am
The Monroe County Health Department (MCHD) has reported four new cases of COVID-19 since Monday, June 29 for a total of 67 confirmed cases. The new cases include: • A female in her 20s with mild symptoms. • A female between 10-14 years of age where the investigation is ongoing. • A female in her...
Monday, June 22, 2020 - 9:57am
The Monroe County Health Department (MCHD) has reported 11 new cases of COVID-19 since last Thursday, June 18. The new cases include: · Male in his 30s who is asymptomatic · Male in his 26s, mild symptoms · Female in her 20s, mild symptoms · Female in her 20s, mild symptoms · Male in his 40s...
Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 10:16am
The Monroe County Health Department reported four more confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county since last Monday, June 15, elevating the county’s COVID Compass status from Very High Risk to Severe Risk. On June 3, the county had 18 total positive cases, with two cases considered “active” (meaning...
Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 9:54am
Monroe County has seen a marked increase in the number of positive COVID-19 cases since last Saturday when the Monroe County Health Department (MCHD) reported one new case. Since then seven more individuals have been diagnosed with the virus. MCDH reported four new positive cases on Tuesday and...
Hundreds of area residents turned out to watch live demonstrations during the 2019 National Night Out in Tomah’s Winnebago Park. Organizers of the annual Monroe County National Night Out have canceled this year’s event due to COVID-19. Contributed photo
Monday, June 1, 2020 - 10:29am
The list of coronavirus cancellations continues to grow Organizers of the annual Monroe County National Night Out canceled this year’s event due to COVID-19.  Tomah Health community health educator Julie Anderson MSN, RN, said the decision to cancel the Aug. 4 event was a group decision which...
Goody bags were delivered as phase two of Operation May Day last week. The group of women or organized the event are planning phases three and four in the near future. Contributed photo
Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 9:56am
Phase one of Operation May Day was a success. Such a success that organizers  are able to proceed with extended efforts to reach the elderly in area elderly care centers whose contact with family and friends has been cut off due to COVID-19. Sara Moseley said cash donations that accrued with phase...
Jeff Holthaus displays some of the gift cards that he received as part of a Community Challenge to support local restaurants and taverns. Contributed photo
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 9:24am
The day in the life of a small business owner is still a long way from being considered normal in the wake of COVID-19. Despite being given the green light to open gradually, those businesses are still encouraged by state health officials to follow sanitation rules to limit the possibility of the...
Monday, May 18, 2020 - 10:08am
Just one week after the Sparta City Council shot down a resolution urging an expedited reopening of businesses in contradiction to Gov. Evers’ Safer at Home order, the Wisconsin Supreme Court did it anyway. The high court struck down Evers’ order last Wednesday, allowing businesses around Wisconsin...
Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 10:44am
The Wisconsin Supreme Court overruled Gov. Tony Evers’ stay-at-home order Wednesday on a 4-3 vote, which saw one defection from the conservative majority and leaves the state without any discernable plan. The court ruled Evers’ administration went beyond its authority when it extended its stay-at-...

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