Waupaca County Public Health: COVID-19
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Additional links for COVID-19 data:
- Wisconsin County Data
- Cases in the U.S.
- Wisconsin Hospital Association's Situational Awareness Update
- World Health Organization (WHO) Dashboard
Public Health Emergency and Mask Order
On September 22, 2020, Governor Evers issued Executive Order 90, declaring a public health emergency. A public health emergency was previously declared under Executive Order 82, which remains in effect. The governor also issued a new face coverings order, Emergency Order 1, which is in effect until November 21, 2020.
Symptoms of COVID-19
Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus.
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 others
NOTE: 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.
Check out the Decision Tool from the WI Dept. of Health Services to help you make safe choices and reduce the risk to yourself and others!
- Contact your doctor and ask to be tested.
- Visit a Community Testing Site. Click here for more information.
- Complete an online health screening assessment, and a licensed health practitioner will contact you.
In-person appointments are suspended until further notice.
Health and Human Services:
Jed Wohlt, Health Officer