UPDATE Bayfield County COVID cases

BAYFIELD COUNTY COVID-19 CASES CONTINUE TO RISE DESPITE GOOD VACCINATION RATES Washburn, WI – Bayfield County continues to experience a significant increase in COVID-19 cases despite the good COVID vaccination rates. Bayfield County Health Department has had 38 probable or confirmed COVID-19 cases reported since Monday, October 11th, and is currently listed as “very high”…

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Free Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing September 17 & 24, 2021

here are two different free Wisconsin National Guard COVID testing events coming up in Bayfield County.   Must be over age 1 for a test. Minors must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. This is a PCR test to determine if a person has current COVID infection. This is not an antibody test to check for…

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Bayfield County Face Mask Advisory, September 1, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 1, 2021 BAYFIELD COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT ISSUES FACE MASK ADVISORY Bayfield County, Wisconsin – Bayfield County Health Department is issuing an advisory to Bayfield County residents and visitors recommending face mask use in public settings. Bayfield County Health Department STRONGLY recommends that all residents and visitors to the area wear face…

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Severe Thunderstorms Tonight, July 26, 2021

Heads Up: Severe thunderstorms expected this evening – 11 AM Update Inbox Meagan Quaderer <Meagan.Quaderer@bayfieldcounty.wi.gov> 11:32 AM (1 hour ago) to Heads up for severe weather expected for Bayfield County this afternoon and evening!   * Primary hazard is large hail (up to baseball size possible). Damaging winds, isolated tornadoes, and localized flash flooding also possible.…

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2021 Emergency Operations Plan for the Town of Clover

2021 Emergency Operations Plan for the Town of Clover Bayfield County, Wisc Supplement to the Bayfield County Emergency Operations Plan (Template made available through Wisconsin Emergency Management)   Purpose This municipal plan has been developed to provide procedures for the Town of Clover to respond to various types of large-scale emergencies or disasters that affect…

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Boat Ramp Improvements

Boat Ramp Improvements   The Friends of the Bark Point Boat ramp are looking for donations to make needed improvements. One such improvement is the construction of a new safer walkway. Plus, we are looking to improve the boat ramp, to keep sand from filling it in every year. Any monies donated will go into…

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Bayfield County Highway Load Restrictions March 8, 2021

Bayfield County Highway Department  PO Box 428 Washburn WI 54891 (715)373-6115 Fax: (715)373-6140 HWY  DEPT  Email:highway@bayfieldcounty.wi.gov March 03, 2021 NEWS RELEASE – PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT  ASHLAND DAILY PRESS: Please post ASAP in your Friday March 05, 2021 edition. Xc: BC Sheriff, Emergency Gov‘t, Forestry, BC Administrator, BC Clerk, Kris K., Post to Web Page  SPRING…

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Statewide Mask Mandate, Emergency Order #1

STATEWIDE MASK MANDATE   Governor Evers issued a statewide mask mandate (Emergency Order #1). It generally requires face coverings to be worn whenever inside and not in a private residence with some exceptions. It is in effect beginning 12:01am on Saturday.   The Governor’s press release states:   “Under this order, Wisconsin residents ages five and older…

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