State Covid Cases Drop to Lowest Levels in a Year

Cases of COVID-19 have continued to drop in Door County, with the seven-day average dropping below one case early this week. 

Vaccination progress has continued as well, with 66.45% of those older than 12 now vaccinated, according to Door County Medical Center. 

The Wisconsin seven-day average dropped to 324 cases on May 23, nearly the same level as in June of last year, and far below the state’s November peak, when 6,635 cases per day were reported during the week of Nov. 19. Wisconsin reported five deaths from COVID-19 during the seven days leading to May 24. 

The state has administered 5,044,653 vaccine doses, according to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. But as the state continues making progress, it’s happening more slowly. Weekly vaccinations dropped to 150,982 last week, the lowest since Jan. 17. 

Door County Public Health is now offering the COVID-19 vaccine to anyone age 12 and older, with or without an appointment. Vaccinations are available every Wednesday, 3:30-6 pm, at the Aging and Disability Resource Center, 916 N. 14th Ave. in Sturgeon Bay. Vaccinations are also available every third Thursday, 3:30-5 pm, at the Sister Bay/Liberty Grove Fire Station, 2258 Mill Road.

Appointments are no longer required; walk-ins are subject to vaccine availability. Online scheduling is still available at Those who do not have internet access, need help in scheduling or rescheduling, or have questions regarding the vaccine may call 920.746.7180 for assistance.

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