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Vernon County COVID-19 Vaccination information

The Vernon County Health Department is identifying qualifying persons that wish to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Upon state approval of Vaccination Phase 1C, which includes those who are 65 years and older or have chronic health conditions, the Vernon County Health Department will contact eligible persons wishing COVID-19 vaccination.

IF you are a person qualified for Phase 1C, indicate your request for vaccination by completing the following form.

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Stay at Home order issued

11-10-2020:  WI Governor Evers issues an Emergency Order To Stay at home

“All individuals should stay home as much as possible and only make trips when necessary, such as to go to work, pick up groceries, or refill prescriptions.”

Face Masks Are Required in Enclosed Spaces

Until 11-21-2020:  WI Governor Tony Evers has issued an Emergency Order for mandatory use of protective face masks in enclosed spaces.

FACE COVERING REQUIRED. Every individual, age five and older, in Wisconsin shall wear a face covering if both of the following apply:

  • The individual is indoors or in an enclosed space, other than at a private residence   AND
  •  Another person or persons who are not members of individual’s household or living unit are present in the same room or enclosed space.

Face coverings are strongly recommended in all other settings, including outdoors when it is not possible to maintain physical distancing.

ENFORCEMENT. This order is enforceable by civil forfeiture of not more than $200. Wis. Stat. § 323.28.

Read – Emergency Order #1 – Face Coverings

Read – Public Health Emergency – Executive order #90


COVID-19 Information

We should not need an order to make us do the right thing. We can choose to protect ourselves and each other, and thereby protect our community and economy, by changing our behavior in accordance with the actions listed…..”

Vernon County COVID-19 Informaiton

Crawford County COVID-19 Information

Where are the COVID-19 Cases in WI?

COVID-19: How To Get Tested

Unemployment Information – WI Dept of Workforce Development


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