COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 TESTING AVAILABLE IN NORTHERN OCONTO COUNTY

October 22, 2020

In response to the surge of COVID-19 cases in Oconto County, Oconto County Public Health and Emergency Management have requested COVID-19 testing assistance from the Wisconsin National Guard. The Wisconsin National Guard will be providing free drive-through COVID-19 nasal swab testing in northern Oconto County.  Testing will take place at the Doty Town Hall located…

OCONTO COUNTY HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS AND PUBLIC HEALTH CALL FOR UNITED ACTION FROM OUR RESIDENTS

October 9, 2020

OCONTO, WI (October 9, 2020)-There is significant uncontrolled spread of COVID-19 in Oconto County.  This uncontrolled spread directly impacts the healthcare system, schools and public health response.  The uncontrolled spread of COVID-19 has led to an increase in hospitalizations and is straining our health care system.  Oconto County hospitals have activated their emergency plans.  Currently,…

OCONTO COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH ISSUES A COVID-19 CALL TO ACTION AS LABOR DAY WEEKEND APPROACHES

September 2, 2020

OCONTO, WI (September 2, 2020)-COVID-19 cases in Oconto County have increased dramatically since late July, health officials report today.  According to data from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, in Oconto County: In the first two weeks of July, approximately 2% of tests were positive for COVID-19.  In the last two weeks of August, approximately…