You say that you haven’t gotten your COVID-19 vaccination yet? Don’t worry, the Florence County Health Department has an upcoming Pfizer clinic available September 14, 2021 to help you get your vaccine. Use the following link to schedule your appointment today: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0C44ADA72CA2F9C16-pfizer7 The Pfizer vaccine is eligible to anyone 12 years of age and older.
Those with a compromised immune system that are looking for a 3rd Pfizer Dose-Booster, please call Rachael or Amanda 920-545-0042 for more details.
If you would like your adolescent (12-17 years of age) to receive the vaccine we must have a parent’s signature in order for them to receive the vaccine. If you can’t accompany them, no worries, just give the health department a call for further options at 715-528-4837.
Public health and medical experts from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a statement on the Administration’s plan for COVID-19 booster shots for the American people, pending FDA approval and ACIP recommendations. Booster doses are not yet recommended or approved.DHS is currently developing plans as to how this will be applied and implemented in Wisconsin, as well as what that means for our vaccinators, partners, and the public. More details will be shared as they become available.https://www.hhs.gov/…/joint-statement-hhs-public-health…
Lost your Vaccine Card?
If you received your vaccination in Wisconsin, you can access and print your entire vaccination record using the Wisconsin Immunization Registry (WIR). Your WIR record can be used in place of your vaccination card.
For the most up-to-date COVID-19 pandemic information, please visit the CDC Website.
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How can I help protect myself?
There are simple everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses. These include:
•Avoid close contact with people that are sick.
•Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
•Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
•Stay home when you are sick
•Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash
•Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and services
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has detailed information about the Coronavirus, including a page with information specific to schools, workplace and communities. At this time, much of the information available is about prevention, including distancing measures and good hygiene practices.
For questions about students who plan to travel, or have recently traveled, to areas with community spread of COVID-19, refer to CDC’s FAQ for travelers. Schools can also consult with state and local health officials. Schools may need to postpone or cancel trips that could expose students and staff to potential community spread of COVID-19. Students returning from travel to areas with community spread of COVID-19 must follow guidance they have received from health officials. COVID-19 information for travel is updated regularly on the CDC website. Here is the Updated Travel Guidance for Self-Quarantine.
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Wisconsin Department of Health Services – Tom Haupt: MIS-C | Facebook
Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) is a rare, but serious condition where parts of the body can become inflamed. Because it’s new, it’s unclear why some children who have #COVID19 develop it,… More while most don’t. But it is another way COVID-19 continues to affect our communities, and another reason we must all work to #StopTheSpread. Learn more: dhs.wisconsin.gov/disease/mis-c.htm
COVID-19 Contact Information
Contact: Annette Seibold – RN, MS, Health Officer
Mailing Address: PO Box 410, Florence, WI 54121
Physical Address: 501 Lake Avenue, Florence, WI 54121
Hours: 8:30 – 12:00 & 12:30 – 4:00 Monday – Friday