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COVID-19

Resources

The COVID-19 situation is rapidly changing. It is important to get your information from trustworthy sources. We recommend:

Center for Disease Control
Department of Health Services
La Crosse County Health Department

Business Recommendations

For Business Guidance and Recommendations we recommend visiting our new regional website: www.covid19compass.org

Active Monitoring Handout
LCHD Isolation and Quarantine Flowchart_May

Cloth Face Covering Guidance

The La Crosse County Health Department recommends that all people cover their face when in public. This includes while at work in essential roles like retail or manufacturing. Covering your face protects people who may not know they are sick from spreading the disease. Cotton fabric masks or scarves can be used as a face covering. Cotton is more effective than other fabrics. After each use, wash in hot water. 

For more information and details about recommendations regarding cloth face coverings visit our regional website at www.covid19compass.org

Click here to see the CDC's recommendation on the use of Cloth Face Coverings. 

**If you have cloth face coverings to donate, you can take them directly to Isle La Plume in La Crosse or Great Rivers United Way office in Onalaska from 7am-3pm. These will be distributed to members of our community who may not be able to make their own, as well as employees in essential roles and those providing services face to face.**
If you are in need of a cloth face covering, please contact Julie Nelson @ jnelson@gruw.org or by phone at 608-796-1400. 
 

Online Coronavirus Screening Process

Wisconsin Health Connect is now offering an online screening tool for Coronavirus. Click here to start your COVID-19 screening. 

Food Resources

ADRC Food Resources
La Crosse County Senior Nutrition Program

Person Protective Equipment (PPE) Donations

The State of Emergency Operations Center has launched a PPE (personal protective equipment) campaign. Click here for more information. This campaign is looking for surgical gowns, surgical masks, gloves, and protective coveralls.

Great Rivers United Way

Great Rivers United Way is working with various community partners to create Emergency Response Funds that will rapidly deploy resources to charitable organizations at the front lines of the COVID-19 outbreak throughout its service region. Click 
here to learn more. 

Great Rivers United Way is working with funded partners and other area non-profits to inform the community of if/how they are operating at this time. Click
here to see the most recent agency updates. 

Fact Sheets and Posters

Anti-Stigma Fact Sheet

Guidance for grocery, retail food operations following Safer at Home order (DATCP)

Guidelines for food delivery during the emergency order  (DATCP)

How to Cope with Stress from COVID 19

Plain language fact sheets about Safer at Home

Supporting Teens COVID-19

STOP Sign Poster for Visitors

Hand Sanitizer Poster