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Kenosha County recommends 10-day quarantine protocol for symptom-free COVID-19 contacts

Kenosha County Health Officer Dr. Jen Freiheit is recommending people who have been exposed to COVID-19, but are symptom-free, quarantine themselves for 10 days. File photo by Daniel Thompson/The Uptown Observer. KENOSHA COUNTY ⏤ The Kenosha County Division of Health Monday unveiled a new 10-day isolation period protocol for those exposed to COVID-19. However, the […]

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KFD to offer free COVID testing in Uptown Wednesdays and Fridays

KENOSHA ⏤ The Kenosha Fire Department will offer free COVID-19 testing twice weekly in Uptown starting Friday. The department announced in a press release Thursday that it will be hosting testing at the vacant Fire Station No. 3, 2121 Roosevelt Road, in Uptown. Testing will take place on Wednesdays and Fridays through the end of […]

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COVID-19 Testing Resumes November 5th at Festival Hall

City of Racine – City of Racine Public Health Administrator Dottie-Kay Bowersox announced that National Guard COVID-19 testing will resume this Thursday, November 5, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. However, the location is changing from the Cesar Chavez Community Center to Festival Hall to accommodate the anticipated long line as COVID-19 cases continue to surge in […]

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Meal Services in Racine

Meal services in Racine County are now available for residents. Due to COVID-19 changes may occur, but as of now, this is the current information to follow. Where are meal services happening in Racine? Look no further, follow this guide for times and locations. Use the Racine Meal Service Guide for access to meal services […]

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Wisconsin National Guard Reports Giving 350k COVID-19 Tests; Testing Materials Shortages Confirmed

RACINE COUNTY – The Wisconsin National Guard this week reported that its members had administered nearly 350,000 COVID-19 tests statewide since early May. Meanwhile, Racine County officials acknowledge that national shortages of testing supplies are affecting local testing capabilities and that the county continues to be in the “high risk” category. The Guard’s specimen collection […]

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Wisconsin National Guard continues statewide COVID-19 testing this week

Wisconsin National Guard specimen collection teams’ cumulative total gathered for COVID-19 testing topped 288,000 as teams continue to operate across Wisconsin supporting local health departments and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services with COVID-19 testing efforts.  Mobile specimen collection teams from the Wisconsin National Guard will continue operations across Wisconsin this week.  They are supporting […]