Tag: Door County COVID-19 Information

  • Door County, Sister Bay Declare State of Emergency

    On Monday, the County of Door declared a state of emergency in hopes of stemming the spread of the COVID-19 virus, and Sister Bay followed at a special meeting tonight. There has not yet been a positive test for the virus in Door County, but few people have been tested. Sister Bay Village President and […]

  • Door County YMCA Program Updates

    Beginning March 18, the Door County YMCA will: Maintain regular hours of operations but will not allow youth members under the age of 18 to use the Y program centers in Sturgeon Bay and Fish Creek weekdays from opening to 4pm. Now, more than ever, we need to recognize that we cannot serve everyone all of […]

  • Door County Medical Center Hospital Visitor Restrictions

    Door County Medical Center (DCMC) is restricting all visitors to the hospital at this time, effective immediately.  In order to reduce the risk of transmitting COVID-19 illness into hospitals as well as the virus throughout the community, area hospitals have come together, in partnership with local public health departments, to put restrictions in place that […]

  • EDITORIAL: It’s Past Time for Door County to Take This Virus Seriously

    Door County has proven over and over again that we are unmatched when it comes to taking care of our neighbors and solving our problems. In the midst of the spread of COVID-19, one of the most effective ways we can help each other is by doing less for ourselves and more for each other. […]

  • Gibraltar Debates Closure, Then Evers Makes Call For the State

    The Gibraltar School Board chose not to close the school Friday afternoon in response to the spread of the COVID-19 virus, but by the end of the day, Governor Tony Evers did it for them. Gov. Evers ordered the state Department of Health Services to close all k-12 schools Friday. The shutdown begins Wednesday and […]

  • PODCAST: Staying Informed about COVID-19 in Door County

    Andrew and Myles reflect on the change in tone of COVID-19 coverage from last week. As the story develops, and more information comes to us from different health organizations, we will do our best to keep people in Door County informed on closures, cancelations, and more. Links to information, as well as an ongoing list […]

  • Door County Medical Center Restricts Visits to Skilled Nursing Facility

    Door County Medical Center (DCMC) is requesting that family and friends refrain from visiting residents in the Pete and Jelaine Horton Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) unless absolutely necessary.  The first priority of DCMC is to ensure that residents are cared for in a safe and healthy environment and as such are following the recommendation of […]

  • COVID-19: Door County Community Updates

    Statewide Mandate Governor Tony Evers released a Safer at Home order. Guidelines for this order went into effect on March 25. The order is in place through April 24 or until a superseding order is issued. Details on the order can be found here>> For more information, best practices and updates on COVID-19 visit:What is […]

  • County Preps for COVID-19 as Ground Rules Change

    Door County is still considered at low risk for COVID-19, the virus that, through Tuesday, had infected more than 1,000 people and killed 32, mostly in Washington State. That’s eight times the number of infected people reported one week earlier.  Door County schools and medical centers are stepping up preparations and communication to the public […]