Situation Update May 6, 2021
DOOR COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH COVID-19 SITUATION UPDATE
May 6, 2021
COVID-19 Vaccine Updates - Door County
Door County is working diligently with our community partners to provide vaccine safely and effectively to our community.
After an extensive safety review by independent experts, the CDC and the FDA, the pause on the Johnson and Johnson Vaccine has been lifted. Door County Public Health has resumed the use of the Johnson and Johnson Vaccine.
We are now accepting appointments for Pfizer and Johnson and Johnson vaccine clinics in Sturgeon Bay.
To book an appointment visit bookdcph.timetap.com
- Press Release - April 30, 2021
- UPDATED! COVID-19 Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions
- Unsure which vaccine to receive? Read our FAQ Vaccine Comparison about Pfizer and Johnson and Johnson.
- COVID-19 Variant Questions and Answers
- DHS Announces Weekly Newsletter to Keep Public Informed of COVID-19 Response and Vaccine Progress | Wisconsin Department of Health Services
- April 1, 2021 - Emergency Health Advisory Regarding Face Covering
- COVID Vaccine Guidance for Wisconsin Employers
Please note: The Door County numbers reported include only the positive cases reported to the Public Health at the time of this report. COVID-19 statistics are changing rapidly and are not intended to represent real time statistics.
Door CountyThe Public Health Guidelines we know to be effective in reducing the spread of COVID-19 remain unchanged. We are urging the community to remain diligent in following these guidelines to reduce further spread of COVID-19 in our community.
|Tests Performed: 17,592 (+18)|
Positive: 2,597 (+3)
Negative: 14,775 (+15)
Active: 58 (-3)
Total Ever Hospitalized: 92
Understanding the Reported Data
What to do if you feel sick
Do you have COVID-19 symptoms? Have you been exposed? Get tested
Travel Guidance - Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Travel Guidance - Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Quarantine modifications are not acceptable for long-term care facilities.
Scientific evidence shows that masks, partnered with social distancing, play an important role in reducing the spread of COVID-19.
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CDC Guidance for Choosing Safer Activities
Masking guidance for those who are FULLY VACCINATED
DOOR COUNTY UPDATES
This data is updated by DHS weekly on Wednesday
As of 5-6-21 Door County remains at a high activity level of COVID-19 Infections
COVID-19 Vaccine Progress for Wisconsin Residents
According to DHS, as of May 6, 2021 59.7% or 16,508 individuals have received at least one dose of vaccine.
COVID-19 Confirmed Cases by Age - Door County
Northeast Wisconsin Hospital Capacity 5-6-21
Wisconsin Positivity Rate 5-6-21
Door County Financial Assistance Resources
211 Wisconsin - Get information and referrals for thousands of services across Wisconsin. Anyone can call 2-1-1 at any time, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, to talk with someone. Assistance finding help with housing, utilities, food, employment, addiction recovery options, and more is available in over 180 languages. 2-1-1 is also now offering assistance with online registration for COVID-19 vaccine for local and state providers.
- Call 2-1-1 or 1-877-947-2211
- Text your ZIP code to 898211
- Live chat or search their website:
Well Badger - Talk with a certified information and referral specialist, Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. They will help you find the right resources to meet your needs, identify programs you’re likely to be eligible for, and make a plan, since getting support can take many steps. Interpreter services are available, whenever needed, and follow-up is provided, if wanted.
- Call 1-800-642-7837
- Text 608-360-9328
- Email email@example.com
- Live chat or search their website: https://www.wellbadger.org/
Applying for State Benefits - The State of Wisconsin has programs to help low-income households with:
- Food—through FoodShare (also known as SNAP or food stamps).
- Health care—through BadgerCare Plus and Wisconsin Medicaid.
- Child care expenses—through Wisconsin Shares.
- Income and job readiness—through W-2 (also known as Wisconsin Works).
Anyone can use https://access.wisconsin.gov/ at any time to see if you might be eligible for any of these programs or to apply for assistance. You can also apply by contacting your local agency.
Visit https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/forwardhealth/imagency/index.htm for contact information.
Door County is part of the Baylake Consortium.
The ACCESS website also lets you know if you might be eligible for other types of assistance, but you have to apply for these separately.
- Help with buying prescription drugs
- Home energy assistance
- Earned income, child, and Homestead tax credits
- Low cost life insurance