Powers Retiring From Door County Public Health

After 16 years working at Door County Public Health, the last 3 ½ years as the county’s Public Health Manager and Health Officer, Susan Powers announced her forthcoming retirement at Monday’s Health and Human Services board meeting. Powers has been a key leader in the county’s organized response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Powers shares with us her background with the county office and how she … Continue reading

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Public Health Warns of Critically High COVID Levels as Thanksgiving Approaches

Wisconsin’s Northeast Region Public Health officers have just issued a “Public Health Emergency COVID-19 Alert” urging residents to follow smart health practices this holiday season. They are stressing that it is safest to celebrate Thanksgiving with only the people in your immediate household and to not risk gathering with others. They warn that traveling, hosting guests indoors, and sharing food utensils and plates all pose … Continue reading

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Door County “Safer at Home” Order is Lifted

In a recent statement from Door County Public Health Manager Susan Powers, she releases a list of guidelines and recommendations that are in full force and effective immediately, but at this point in time the “Safer at Home” extension for Door County put in place last week is now lifted. Powers starts by stressing it is important to remember that the COVID-19 pandemic continues. It … Continue reading

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