Vernon County Covid19 Update Dec 8, 2020

This update reflects cases that have been investigated through 12/8/2020. There have been 8,341 negative PCR tests for Vernon County. This count does include an outbreak in a long-term care facility.

Our increase in deaths include cases that are related to long term care facilities. Deaths are verified by the state as COVID related and reported to our county bi-weekly. We will not report any deaths until they have been verified by the state vital records office.

After review of the CDC’s alternative quarantine guidance Vernon County Health Department will continue to follow the 14-day quarantine.

We STRONGLY encourage everyone to please wear your mask when social distancing cannot be maintained, and to wash your hands as frequently as possible. We also recommend avoiding group gatherings that are outside your normal household.