CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

For non-emergency Coronavirus (COVID-19) questions, you can call our COVID-19 Information Line at (715) 373-3324 OR email us at health@bayfieldcounty.wi.gov



Reopen Guidelines 2
COVID-19 Hub 1 (1)
Covid_2
wisconsin dhs 2

SITUATIONAL REPORT - UPDATED JuLY 30, 2021

Bayfield County COVID-19 cases are now on an upward trajectory over the past two weeks.  Disease activity remains high due to our low population and number of active probable/confirmed cases.  Outbreaks are being detected after several events, including music festivals, sporting events and workplaces. Majority of new positive COVID-19 cases are among unvaccinated persons, typically middle age to younger population groups. 


COVID-19 VACCINE APPOINTMENTS 

The following area medical clinics and pharmacies have indicated they currently are taking appointments for patients wanting to get a COVID-19 vaccination:.

Brownstone Pharmacy  715-373-5588

  • PFIZER Vaccinate on Monday’s 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and Saturday’s 10:00 am to 1:30 pm. 
  • Pharmacist prefers a call to schedule an appointment.

 Walgreens Ashland 715-685-0202  

  • PFIZER Vaccinate every day. Prefer to schedule appointments on line walgreens.com and click on main option COVID-19 vaccine. 
  • They do allow you to call or walk in for an appointment.

Walmart Ashland 715-682-3660  

  • Walmart only has MODERNA vaccine (not approved for persons under 18 at this time).  
  • They do allow a call or walk in to schedule an appointment.


UPCOMING Community Vaccination ClinicS

Red Cliff Health Center, 36745, Aiken Rd, Bayfield, WI

  • Walk in Clinic on Tuesday August 3rd  noon to 6:00 pm 
  • PFIZER and JOHNSON & JOHNSON.

 

:  Ashland County Health Department, 630 Sanborn Ave. Ashland, WI.

  • Walk in Clinic Tuesday August 2nd  2:00 pm to 6:00 pm.  PFIZER.
  • Walk in Clinic Wednesday August 3rd   8:00 am to noon  PFIZER.   
  • Walk in Clinic Thursday August 5th   9:00 am to 1:00 pm.   PFIZER


Concerned about A possible exposure to COVID-19 In Your Community?

Please check our regularly updated webpage on Community Exposure to COVID-19 over the past 14 days.

UPDATES FROM STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

june 2021

PRESS RELEASE - JUNE 17, 2021 - ASHLAND AND BAYFIELD COUNTY ISSUE NEW GUIDELINES REGARDING FACE MASK USE

March/April 2021

PRESS RELEASE - APRIL 13, 2021 - BAYFIELD COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT TEMPORARILY CANCELS JANSSEN COVID-19 VACCINE APPOINTMENTS

PRESS RELEASE - MARCH 25, 2021 - BAYFIELD COUNTY COVID-19 CASES ON RISE DESPITE VACCINATION EFFORTS

January/February 2021

Press Release - February 2, 2021 - Vaccine Update - Preregistration Information

Press Release - January 21, 2021 - Update on COVID-19 Vaccination Plan - Bayfield County


November

November 23, 2020 - NEWS RELEASE - Bayfield County Reports Seventh and Eighth Death from COVID-19

November 14, 2020 - NEWS RELEASE - Bayfield County Records Sixth Death from COVID-19

November 13, 2020 - NEWS RELEASE - Bayfield County Records Fourth and Fifth Death from COVID-19

November 5, 2020 - NEWS RELEASE - Bayfield County Reports Third Death From COVID-19

OCTOBER

October 30, 2020 - PRESS RELEASE - Call to Action for COVID-19 Prevention 

October 27, 2020 - PRESS RELEASE - Second Death of Bayfield County Resident due to COVID-19

October 26, 2020 - Bayfield & Ashland Counties Issue Small Gathering Advisory

October 8, 2020 - WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF  HEALTH  - PRESS RELEASE - Emergency Order to Limit Gatherings 10/8/20 to 11/6/20

October 7, 2020 - PRESS RELEASE - Bayfield County Revised Limitation on Interscholastic Competitions Order

September

September 22, 2020 - PRESS RELEASE - Drummond Area School District Moves to Virtual Schooling

September 4, 2020 - PRESS RELEASE - Bayfield County Health Issues Mass Gathering Limitation Order

September 4, 2020 - PRESS RELEASE - Community Exposure Event in Washburn, WI on August 29, 2020

JULY

July 13, 2020 - PRESS RELEASE - Ashland  and Bayfield Counties Issue Mask Advisory

July 9, 2020 - PRESS RELEASE - COVID-19 Exposure in Port Wing Community

 July 6, 2020 - PRESS RELEASE - 4th COVID-19 Case in Bayfield County

July 2, 2020 - PRESS RELEASE - National Guard Returns to Iron River, Wisconsin for COVID-19 testing

June

JUNE 5, 2020 - PRESS RELEASE - Free COVID-19 Testing Events Coming to Bayfield County

may

MAY 29, 2020 - Press Release - Bayfield County Health Department Launches COVID-19 Prevention Plan Project

May 14, 2020 - Press Release - Bayfield and Ashland County Issues Travel Safer Advisory

May 13, 2020 - Press Release - Wisconsin Supreme Court Decision Safer At Home 5-13-2020

May 1, 2020 - Press Release - Wisconsin National Guard Testing Clinic - Ashland, WI

May 1, 2020 - Press Release - Wisconsin National Guard Testing Clinic - Solon Springs, WI

APRIL

April 24, 2020 - Press Release - No Garage Sales in Bayfield or Ashland Counties 

April 17 - Press Release - First death from COVID-19 of a Bayfield County Resident

April 7- CDC Announces all Americans should Use Cloth Face Coverings when out in Public - Guidance Document on Using and Making Cloth Face Coverings

MARCH

March 31 - Press Release - Third COVID-19 Case Reaffirms Community Spread in Bayfield County

March 29 - Press Release - Chequamegon Bay Community Care is working to collect sewn masks for distribution.

March 26 - Press Release - Second COVID-19 Case in Bayfield County and Confirmed Community Spread

March 24 - Governor Evers Safer at Home Emergency Order #12 - Prohibiting Non-Essential Travel and Closing Non-Essential Businesses

March 22 - Press Release - Bayfield County Issues Travel Advisory

March 22 - State of WI Announces New Webpage Resource for COVID-19 

March 21 - Updated Guidance from Wisconsin Dept. of Agriculture for Businesses:

March 20 - Updated Mass Gathering Ordinance - Now Includes Salons and Tattoo Parlors

March 19 - Press Release - Bayfield County Has First Confirmed COVID-19 Case

March 18 - Child Care Providers - Order Restricting Size of Child Care Settings

March 16 - Wisconsin Department of Health Guidance for Childcare, Head Start and 3 - 4 Yr Old Kindergarten

COVID-19 Prevention Plan

The Bayfield County Health Department is working with the Bayfield County Tourism and Land Records Departments to recognize businesses that have implemented COVID-19 Prevention Plans.  As businesses begin to open it is more critical than ever to highlight those that are dedicated to preventing the spread of COVID-19 at their establishments.


When creating your plan, you can use the templates provided by our Department or another template. 


DATCP Guidance:   Lodging, Restaurants, Campgrounds, Recreation and Educational Camps, Swimming Pools

Our Environmental Health Specialists have reviewed guidance documents from the CDC, OSHA, Wisconsin Dept of Health, DATCP and other sources to develop a short COVID-19 Best Practices Checklist to help prepare area businesses, workplaces and families to keep safe from COVID-19.

Secondary Contacts

If you have been notified by the Health Department that you had contact with a Coronavirus case, please follow self-quarantine measures for High Risk Exposure and Self-Isolation Procedures for individuals being evaluated for COVID-19.

For All other bayfield county residents

To protect your family and our communities, please take the following precautions.

  • Avoid unnecessary trips.
  • Practice social distancing any time you must leave your house.
  • Stay home if you are sick and practice self-isolation (separate bedroom/bathroom) from your family members if possible.
  • Wash your hands frequently.
  • Follow our Tips for Healthy Communities.
  • Help prevent the spread of Coronavirus in your community and other other settings by following these Guidance Documents.