On March 31, Barron County Public Health was alerted of several confirmed cases of the COVID-19 variant, B.1.1.7. This strain of COVID-19 has been shown to spread more quickly and is associated with a higher rate of death.
People at six locations in southeast Barron County may have been at risk of exposure of COVID-19 during certain times last week, according to Barron County Public Health.
A drive-through testing site for COVID-19 will be opened in Turtle Lake on Sunday and Monday, May 3 and 4, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Other area testing sites are listed at the end of this article.
Five of the six positive cases reported in Barron County have sufficiently recovered from COVID-19, have no symptoms and have been released from isolation. Barron County Public Health reports no new cases as of Friday morning, April 17.
Gov. Tony Evers, together with Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes, U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, Dept. of Health Services Sec. Andrea Palm, Commissioner of Insurance Mark Afable and other state and local officials and stakeholders, announced on Friday, Nov. 1, the launch of open enrollment for the health in…
This Friday, Oct. 26, will be the wicked return of Witches Night Out and the fall wine walk with special goblets, er, glasses included for this Halloween-themed event.
Cindy Stone loved to be active, whether it was going for a walk, working in her garden or spending time with her grandkids. But a dull ache in her right leg was starting to cramp her style.
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