Green Bay, Wiz. (WBAY) – Multiple agencies in Northeast Wisconsin have gathered to warn the Joint Public Health Emergency COVID-19.
Early Saturday morning, officials from the Brown County Health and Human Services Department, as well as de Pere and Vanida Nation Health Departments, issued a warning that what they say is a very high level of COVID-19 cases, resulting in an increase in COVID-19. . Related hospitalization and death.
The move comes a day after public health emergency warnings were issued by the health department in Apple Platoon, Menasha, Kumemet County, Outgami County and Winnebogo County.
According to the warning announcement, health officials in the area say the recent increase in cases has reduced their ability to notify positive cases and their close contacts in a timely manner.
In addition, health officials say hospitals are making their emergency plans.
As reported earlier in Action 2 News, 250 Green Bay doctors have signed an open letter to largely elected officials and the community, saying they are overwhelmed, and urge everyone to study and promote the healthy practices that have been repeated during the epidemic. Is. Those transactions can be found listed below.
Related: Green Bay doctors signed an open letter to elected officials: “We are terrified.”
Brown County businesses and community organizations are being asked to use the WEDC Guide, which can be found by clicking here.
Health officials are urging everyone to take immediate action to stop the spread of uncontrolled community.
The warning comes after the Wisconsin Department of Health Services announced more than 20 deaths in the state for two consecutive days. As of Friday, the state has reported an average of 2,440 cases a day for the past seven days.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention identified these as possible symptoms of COVID-19:
- Fever of 100.4 or higher
- Shortness of breath
- Frequent shaking with cold
- Muscle pain
- Dry throat
- New loss of taste or smell
- Coronavirus is a new, or “novel” virus. No one has a natural immunity to it. Children and adolescents recover well from the virus. Older people and people with an underlying health condition (heart disease, diabetes, lung disease) are considered at high risk, according to the CDC. Caution is also needed around people with developing or weakened immune systems.
- To help prevent the spread of the virus:
- Stay at least six feet away from others
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick or appear
- Stay home as much as possible
- Cancel events and avoid groups, gatherings, dates and important appointments
- Stay home when you are sick, except for medical care
- 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 mask. At least, use tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of the elbow.
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