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Growing Illness Rates Prompt Kenosha County, Hospitals To Urge COVID-19 Vaccinations

KENOSHA COUNTY – Citing the highest number of COVID-19 cases in nearly a year and rising hospitalization rates, the Kenosha County Public Health Department and the county’s two hospital systems issued a joint statement on Wednesday afternoon urging the public to get their COVID-19 vaccinations. “As of today (Wednesday, Dec. 8), the seven-day daily average […]

Posted inKenosha Government, Kenosha Lens

Kenosha County backs shorter quarantine for some COVID-19 close contacts

The Kenosha County Division of Health will support a new, shortened 10-day quarantine time for symptom-free individuals who have been in close contact with someone who has COVID-19, Health Officer Dr. Jen Freiheit said Monday. Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new guidance that the 14-day quarantine length for close contacts […]