Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
3/28/20: Waupaca Co Confirms First Death Associated with COVID-19
3/27/20: Waupaca County Travel Restrictions
3/25/20: COVID-19 Confirmed in Waupaca Co
3/24/20: Waupaca Co Safer At Home
3/20/20: Waupaca Co Public Service Message
3/19/20: Waupaca Co Public Health Updates
3/17/20: Waupaca Co Health Emergency
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STATE OF WISCONSIN
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WAUPACA COUNTY COVID-19 STATUS UPDATE
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The Safer At Home Order is effective at 8 AM on March 25, 2020, until 8 AM on April 24, 2020, or until an overrding order is issued.
Individuals do not need special permission to leave their homes, but they must comply with this order as to when it is allowable to leave home. If a business is an Essential Business or Operation as defined in this order, it does not need documentation or certification to continue its work that is done in compliance with this order.
Under this order, Wisconsin residents are able to:
- Perform tasks essential to maintain health and safety, such as obtaining medicine or seeing a doctor;
- Get necessary services or supplies for themselves or their family or household members, such as getting food and supplies, pet food and supplies necessary for staying at home;
- Care for a family member in another household; and
- Care for older adults, minors, dependents, people with disabilities or other vulnerable persons.
The symptoms below may appear 2-14 days after exposure.
Protect Yourself and Others
- Stay home as much as possible! Cancel events and avoid groups, gatherings, playdates, and nonessential appointments.
- Avoid close contact with people, especially those who are sick. Stay at least six feet away from other people.
- Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.
- Where it’s possible, we also encourage the use of telehealth to keep visits to clinics and hospitals to a minimum--again for your protection, and for the safety of our healthcare providers. Additionally if you are having symptoms, CALL your doctor BEFORE going to the hospital/clinic.
- Wash your hands regularly for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
- Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of your elbow.
- Clean frequently touched surfaces and objects daily (e.g., tables, counter tops, light switches, doorknobs, and cabinet handles).