Thursday, February 25, 2021

Monroe County Health Department

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 10:51am
Gov. Tony Evers this week signed Executive Order #104 and Emergency Order #1 establishing a new statewide public health emergency and face coverings requirement, respectively as the state continues to expand vaccination distribution across the state.  “We’re working every day to get vaccines...
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 7:57am
With the number of COVID-19 cases steadily rising in Monroe County, the Monroe County Health Department (MCHD) continues to recommend avoiding large gatherings with people you do not live with. Furthermore, the department advises that traveling increases the chance of getting and spreading the...
Sharon Nelson
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 10:44am
Almost exactly one year ago, Sharon Nelson, Monroe County Health Department (MCHD) director/health officer, decided to cap a long, fulfilling chapter of her life in public health and retire on April 1, 2020. She thought that would be a great date to welcome some free time, so she could do some of...
Monroe County’s COVID-19 cases have drastically increased since the pandemic began in March and continue to rise daily.
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 10:33am
On Wednesday, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers outlined the latest efforts to fight COVID-19 as the state continues to see a surge in cases and deaths related to COVID. On Tuesday, health officials reported that the seven-day average for new reported virus deaths has increased 880 percent in two months...
Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 10:06am
Gov. Tony Evers addressed Wisconsinites Tuesday evening to announce a new executive order urging people to stay at home as much as possible. The executive order issues recommendations that include staying at home as much as possible, only leaving when necessary for trips to work, the grocery store...
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 11:22am
The Monroe County Health Department (MCHD) and Emergency Management are partnering with the Wisconsin National Guard and the City of Tomah again to host a community drive-through COVID-19 testing site on Thursday, October 22 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Monroe County Highway Shop, located at...
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 10:28am
With the number of COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin making national news and the virus on the uptick in Monroe County, Sparta Alderman Bruce Humphrey questioned at Wednesday’s council meeting the practicality of holding trick-or-treating in the city this year. Humphrey said he and his wife have enjoyed...
Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 10:18am
On Tuesday of this week, Monroe County Health Department (MCHD) was notified of an individual who had passed away from COVID-19. The resident was a female in her 80s who had previously been hospitalized; in an effort to protect the family’s privacy, no other information will be released at this...
Kayleigh Day
Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 9:36am
Kayleigh Day, Community Health Educator for the Monroe County Health Department, lowered hopes for a return to the Sparta Kiwanis Club’s traditional luncheon format when she spoke to Kiwanians Tuesday, September 22.  Day, appearing by Zoom on the day Gov. Tony Evers renewed the state-wide mask...
Depicted above is a breakdown of the Sparta Area School District’s reported active cases of COVID-19 among its individual school buildings. Contributed photo.
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 11:19am
Starting Monday, September 28, the Sparta Area School District will become 100 percent virtual, at the RED level. This determination was made Wednesday based on conversations with the Monroe County Health Department (MCHD) and with guidance provided by the CDC, Wisconsin Department of Public Health...


Evans Print & Media Group

1302 River Rd.
P.O. Box 252

Sparta, WI 54656-0252

Office Number: (608) 269-3186
Fax Number: (608) 269-6876


Comment Here