COVID-19 Situation Report March 27, 2020

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DOOR COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH

COVID-19 SITUATION UPDATE

March 27, 2020

WHAT’S NEW

Current Cases in Door County0as of 3/27/2020
Total Test Performed in Door County95as of 3/27/2020
Total Negative Results Reported in Door County
25
as of 3/27/2020
Current Cases in Wisconsin842as of 3/27/2020
Current Cases in United States85,356as of 3/272020

Door County

  • Please take the “Safer at Home” guidelines seriously.  COVID-19 is spreading throughout Wisconsin.
  • March 26, 2020: Public Service Announcement regarding Essential/Non-Essential businesses.

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

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Current Situational Report from the Centers of Disease and Control and Prevention

Click on the map to visit  Centers of Disease Control and Prevention site.

WHAT TO DO IF YOU’RE FEELING SICK

If you are experiencing MILD or MODERATE symptoms, such as fever, runny nose or cough, do NOT go to the Emergency Room. Call your primary health care provider prior to going to a clinic.  
Your primary care provider will evaluate if testing is necessary, and direct you to a facility that can conduct sampling. This will ensure that healthcare professionals can prepare in advance should you need to receive testing or treatment. Seeking the most appropriate level of care will help protect the community and minimize exposure to other patients and staff. 

If you have symptoms and feel you need testing call Door County Medical Center hotline at 920-746-3700.

If you are experiencing SEVERE illness, call your doctor’s office immediately or go to the Emergency Room. 
Call ahead  and let them know you may have COVID-19 so they can be prepared  

Symptoms of SEVERE illness can include:

  • Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  • New confusion or inability to arouse
  • Bluish lips or face

*This list is not all inclusivePlease consult your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning.

If you are experiencing a medical emergency (you cannot breathe) call 911 and tell them if you believe you may have COVID-19.

If you do not have symptoms of COVID-19, you DO NOT need to be tested.  

CDC recommendations for what to do if you are sick

Caring for yourself at home: 10 things to manage your health at home

Information for people at high risk of serious illness from COVID-19

PROTECT YOUR SELF FROM COVID-19

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water. Use hand sanitizer if you do not have soap and water
  • Cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze, and then throw the tissue away. If you do not have a tissue, cough or sneeze into your sleeve.
  • Do not have close contact with people who are sick and stay home if you are feeling sick.
  • Clean and disinfect surfaces thoroughly.
  • Practice social distancing which includes avoiding crowded places, increasing interpersonal space (ideally separation of 6 feet) and not shaking hands.
  • Don’t touch eyes or mouth with hands.

DOMESTIC TRAVEL GUIDANCE

QUESTIONS AND CONCERNS

United Way 211 Community Resource Guide

 Frequently Asked Questions regarding Safer at Home FAQs on the Safer at Home

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) COVID-19 Information and Resources

Essential Business Listing: https://wedc.org/essentialbusiness/

DHS COVID-19 information site is at https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/

Frequently Asked Questions regarding Safer at Home FAQs on the Safer at Home