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Included here is information to help Door County residents and visitors find help, support, and information as our community confronts the spread of COVID-19.

DOOR COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH COVID-19 UPDATES>>

DOOR COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER COVID-19 UPDATES>>

The Door County Emergency Response Fund is now accepting requests for assistance. Details here>>

  • Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program Is Now Accepting Wisconsin Applications

    The Small Business Administration’s (SBA) disaster loans are the primary form of Federal assistance for the repair and rebuilding of non-farm, private sector disaster losses. The disaster loan program is the only form of SBA assistance not limited to small businesses. The Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program (EIDL) can provide up to $2 million of […]

  • Publisher’s Note: About this Week’s Issue

    We may not be able to sit side-by-side at the bar, the high school baseball game, or at church, but we can still connect. Turn your focus away from what we can’t do, and toward all the things we now have the time to do again.

  • PODCAST: March 21 Update, Rian Hill on Volunteering and What’s Going on Outside

    Andrew and Myles are back with todays numbers, a glimpse into what businesses in the county are doing to support themselves and their community, and word from how things are progressing on Washington Island. After the break, Rian Hill talks about his experience volunteering with the Door County Emergency Support Coalition on www.doorcountypulse.com, and what he’s […]

  • Small Business Disaster Loan Program Accepting Wisconsin Applications

    The Door County Economic Development Corporation announced today that Small Business Administration’s (SBA) disaster loans are now accepting applications from Wisconsin businesses. The loans are the primary form of federal assistance for the repair and rebuilding of non-farm, private sector disaster losses. The disaster loan program is the only form of SBA assistance not limited […]

  • Village of Ephraim Declares Health Emergency

    The Village of Ephraim declared a state of health emergency on Wednesday, March 18. Review the two documents below for more information.

  • NWTC Donates Ventilators to Local Hospitals

    Hospitals are in desperate need of ventilators and supplies across the country. Northeast Wisconsin Technical College is stepping up to do what it can to fill the gap. “In times of crisis, you give what you have to help others,” public relations manager Kara Leiterman posted to social media. “We know hospitals are in need […]

  • PODCAST: March 20th Update – Door County Medical Centers Response to COVID-19

    Andrew and Myles run down todays updates, including assistance and volunteer information and phone numbers are live on www.doorcountypulse.com, Sturgeon Bay declaring a state of emergency last night, and more. Then, Myles reaches out to James Heise, Chief Medical Officer at Door County Medical about what the hospital is doing to prepare moving forward, including their […]

  • For Door County Schools, A New Lunch Break

    In the days leading up to the March 18 statewide school closure, Sturgeon Bay School District staff, volunteers and students worked to prepare and package more than 7,000 meals to send home with students. To help curb the novel coronavirus outbreak, Gov. Tony Evers ordered public and private schools to close by March 18. There […]

  • Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Loan Forgiveness Plan

    As Congress considers economic stimulus legislation, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin today introduced a plan to support small businesses hurt by the coronavirus pandemic. “The economic stimulus response from Congress must provide small businesses the federal resources they need to stay in business and get through this economic crisis,” said Senator Baldwin. “My plan expands direct aid to […]

  • Wisconsin State Parks and Trails Remain Open To Public

    Wisconsin State Parks and Trails will remain open to the public. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources continues to receive the most up-to-date information and will adjust operations as conditions change. We will continue to monitor on-the-ground circumstances each day to determine if park closures become necessary. Recent guidance from the Department of Health Services (DHS) recommends […]

  • Virus Concerns Postpone Deer Meetings, DNR’s Learn to Hunts

    Everyone’s talking about the coronavirus, but you won’t hear about it at any DNR Learn to Hunt workshop meetings this month. Nor will COVID-19 be on the agenda at the April County Deer Advisory Council meetings or the Deer & Turkey Expo in Madison either. That’s because they’ve all been postponed due to the pandemic […]

  • Get Daily Podcast Updates

    In producing the Door County Pulse Podcast every week, we’ve dedicated ourselves to adding context to the discourse that drives our community forward. As COVID-19 continues to impact the world, we know how important it is to keep everyone as up to date as possible. We are now aiming to deliver daily episodes covering how […]

  • Letter from Senator André Jacque

    Dear Door Peninsula Neighbors, As we grapple with the impact of COVID-19 on our communities, I want to thank everyone for their efforts in coming together to support each other and essential services as we do the best we can to help those who are struggling.  My staff and I continue working with state agencies, […]

  • Letter from Representative Joel Kitchens

    Dear neighbor, The COVID-19 pandemic will undoubtedly be one of those monumental generational events that forever changes our worldview. Our young people will someday tell their children and grandchildren about it. It will affect each of us in a different way, and it will play out somewhat differently in every part of the country. It […]

  • A Statement from Door County Medical Center about COVID-19

    For more than 75 years, Door County Medical Center (DCMC) has been your community hospital, dedicated to your health as a leader in health and wellness for Door and Kewaunee counties. With confirmed cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in the United States, we are taking proactive steps to ensure the continued safety of our patients, visitors, […]

  • Community Foundation and United Way Activate Emergency Fund

    In an effort to provide a coordinated philanthropic response to the current COVID-19 health crisis, the Door County Community Foundation (DCCF) and the United Way of Door County have activated the Door County Emergency Response Fund (ERF).  The ERF provides flexible resources to local charities that are serving Door County residents impacted by the COVID-19 […]

  • PODCAST: March 18th Update, and From Europe – What We Could Be Facing

    Andrew and Myles go over what has changed in the last 24 hours, including a Gibraltar declaring a state of emergency, Main Street Market moving to order pickup only, and how to vote absentee in the upcoming elections.

  • Door County Fire Chiefs Form Coalition to Assist with COVID-19 Hardships

    The Door County Fire Chiefs Association has joined forces with other local entities to create a resource to provide information and assistance to the residents and guests of Door County through the duration of the hardships surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak. The association – with the cooperation of and support from the Door County Public Health Department, […]

  • Door County Asks Tourists to Postpone Travel Plans

    Door County officials are encouraging tourists not to visit Door County for the next 30 days as the county attempts to grapple with the demands of the spread of COVID-19. Over the past several weeks the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has raised health concerns around the world, and Door County is no exception. Door […]

  • Remote Learning during a Pandemic

    To try to ensure that students’ education isn’t being put on the back burner while the national COVID-19 emergency continues, schools such as Gibraltar have turned to remote learning. Gibraltar School has used e-learning this year to combat lost instruction time during snow days, an approach that has caused backlash from some parents and community […]