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Monroe County Health Department

Monday, May 18, 2020 - 10:05am
As many area businesses reopened in the wake of the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s decision, striking down Gov. Tony Evers’ Safer at Home order last Wednesday, Monroe County and other area municipalities are busy planning how to deal with the state’s accelerated relaunch. Monroe County Health Officer...
Monday, May 11, 2020 - 10:17am
On Sunday, one new confirmed case of COVID-19 was reported in the county.  According to the Monroe County Health Department, the new case involves a woman in her 50s who has been hospitalized. The case is the first since April 21 and the second since April 15. The county now has 15 confirmed cases...
Monday, April 27, 2020 - 10:37am
Monroe County hasn’t recorded a new confirmed case of COVID-19 since April 21, when a female in her 20s, who was asymptomatic (without symptoms), tested positive for the virus. Prior to that, the county hadn’t recorded a case in six days. According to Monroe County Health Officer Sharon Nelson, the...
Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 9:52am
The Monroe County Health Department reported a new case of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the county to 14.  The new case was reported Wednesday, April 22, six days since the previous case was reported. The most recent case is a female in her 20s, who is asymptomatic (...
Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 10:19am
The Monroe County Health Department reported four new confirmed cases of COVID-19 since Monday, bringing the county’s total to 12. On Tuesday, the health department confirmed two new cases followed by another two cases on Wednesday. The two cases reported Tuesday included a male in his 20s with...
Monday, April 13, 2020 - 11:14am
Monroe County recorded its first death related to COVID-19. On Friday, March 10 the Monroe County Health Department reported an individual died who tested positive for COVID-19. While the individual, a male in his 70’s who passed away in a local hospital, tested positive for COVID-19, the medical...
Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 11:18am
The Monroe County Health Department Wednesday reported another confirmed case of COVID-19, bringing the county’s total to eight so far. The man is in his 70s and is the first of the Monroe County cases to be hospitalized. According to the health department, two people from earlier cases have...
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 11:02am
On Wednesday, the Monroe County Health Department was informed of a third confirmed case of COVID-19  According to Sharon Nelson, Health department director and county health officer, the three cases are unrelated. The most recent individual, whose lab test came back positive, is a female in her...
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 4:39pm
On Tuesday afternoon, the Monroe County Health Department received notification through the Wisconsin Electronic Disease Surveillance System (WEDSS) of its first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Monroe County by positive lab test.  The individual is a male in his 50s, who has had no known exposure via...
Miss Sparta royalty helped out at last Friday's Trick-or Treat Street at the Sparta Barney Community Center on East Montgomery Street. Decked out as Disney villains are, from left, Junior Miss Sparta Aubriella Rehfuss, Miss Sparta Outstanding Teen Alexis Bernett, Miss Sparta Hannah Pieper and Junior Miss Sparta Princess Skylah Simao. Herald photo by Delaney Schaller.
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 10:38am
Bare trees, shorter days, a nip in the air, jack o'lanterns on doorsteps and candy flying off store shelves can mean only one thing. Halloween is upon us. And communities throughout Monroe County, as usual, are embracing the spookiest day of the year, which falls on this coming Thursday. While all...

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