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Kenosha County Kickstart plan finalized

A plan to guide the re-opening of Kenosha County after the period of staying home and business closures to slow the spread of the COVID-19 isolation period has been finalized. “We wanted to get a lot of fingerprints on this plan, to make sure we had something that would be workable for businesses, and ultimately […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update May 26, 2020: 1,010 positive

The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 1,010 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Tuesday. That’s 48 more positives than Friday. There have been 23COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County. That’s 1 more than Friday. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 6,082 negative test results, a positive rate of 598.8/100,000 […]

May 22, 2020: Needs for local food pantries update

The Kenosha County Joint Information Center is going to publish a weekly update on the needs of food pantries during the COVID-19 emergency. Here is this week’s update for The Sharing Center: Sharing Center, 25700 Wilmot Road (Highway C), Trevor. Donations accepted 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. to noon Friday; nights and […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update May 21, 2020: 929 positive

The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 929 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Thursday. That’s 26 more positives than Wednesday. There have been 21 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 5,120 negative test results, a positive rate of 547/100,000 people and a 2 […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update May 20, 2020: 903 positive

The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 903 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Wednesday. That’s 35 more positives than Tuesday. There have been 21 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County. That’s 2 more than Tuesday. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 4,782 negative test results, a positive rate of […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update May 19, 2020: 868 positive

The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 868 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Tuesday. That’s 10 more positives than Monday. There have been 19 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County. That’s 1 more than Monday. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 4,470 negative test results, a positive rate of […]

Kenosha County ADRC staff can help arrange grocery delivery

From the Kenosha County Aging and Disability Resource Center: Need help getting groceries while staying safer at home? The Kenosha County Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) can help bridge the gap for those who want to limit trips to public spaces or need help with online grocery shopping. Free assistance is now being offered […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update May 18, 2020: 858 positive

The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 858 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Monday. That’s 47 more positives than Friday. There have been 18 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 3,753 negative test results, a positive rate of 503.8/100,000 people and a 2 […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 Q&A, May 16, 2020

This week, in lieu of its weekly COVID-19 frequently asked questions, the Kenosha County Joint Information Center is presenting a statement in the wake of the sunset of the Safer-at-Home order. The statement, delivered by Kenosha Police Lt. Joe Nosalik on behalf of the Joint Information Center, follows: Please send your questions for future FAQ […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update May 15, 2020: 811 positive

The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 811 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Friday. That’s 45 more positives than Thursday. There have been 18 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County. That’s 1 more than Thursday. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 3,753 negative test results in Kenosha County as […]

May 15, 2020: Needs for local food pantries update

The Kenosha County Joint Information Center is going to publish a weekly update on the needs of food pantries during the COVID-19 emergency. Here is this week’s update for The Sharing Center: Sharing Center, 25700 Wilmot Road (Highway C), Trevor: Donations accepted 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. to noon Friday; nights and […]

Draft Kenosha County Kickstart reopening plan released

A draft of a plan for reopening the local economy, dubbed the Kenosha County Kickstart plan, was released by Kenosha County Friday. The plan outlines proposed guidelines for safely re-opening various types of businesses and institutions while following certain standards and meeting gating criteria. “Our aim is to allow businesses the opportunity to operate successfully, […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update May 14, 2020: 766 positive

The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 766 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Thursday. That’s 13 more positives than Tuesday. There have been 17 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 3,653 negative test results in Kenosha County as of Thursday. Kenosha County Division […]

Kenosha County lifts Safer at Home extension

Kenosha County has lifted its Safer at Home extension after receiving legal guidance that the Supreme Court’s Wednedsay ruling also applies to counties. From a new release distributed at about 9 p.m., Thursday: In response to differing and updated legal guidance, Kenosha County is immediately withdrawing its local action that continued the provisions of the […]

County executive supports local extension of Safer at Home order

County Executive Jim Kreuser threw his support behind the extension of the Safer at Home order in the county through May 26. Kenosha County Health Officer Dr. Jen Freiheit issued the local order hours late Wednesday after the Wisconsin Supreme Court overturned the statewide measure. This action — allowable under Wisconsin Statute 252.03 — will […]

Kenosha County extends Safer at Home to May 26

Kenosha County health officer Dr. Jen Freiheit has extended the provisions of the state’s Safer at Home order here until May 26. The announcement came in a news release issued about 11:30 p.m., Wednesday to take effect at midnight. “We must stay the course and remain calm until Kenosha County is safe to open for […]

County formulating “Kenosha County Kickstart” plan to reopen the economy

The following new release is from the Kenosha County Joint Information Center: An oversight committee charged with reviewing recommendations to reignite Kenosha County’s economy in the wake of COVID-19 will convene for the first time on Thursday. The initiative, called “Kenosha County Kickstart,” strives to reopen the economy based on the foundations of the state’s […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update May 13, 2020: 753 positive

The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 753 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Wednesday. That’s 29 more positives than Tuesday. There have been 17 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County, which is 1 more than Tuesday. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 3,562 negative test results in Kenosha County […]

State Supreme Court rules 4-3 to overturn Safer at Home extension

The Wisconsin State Supreme Court ruled 4-3 that Gov. Tony Evers and the Department of Health Services secretary overstepped their constitutional authority in extending the Safer at Home to May 26. Consequently, it appears there is no statewide restriction in effect on COVID-19 related measures such as business closings and public gatherings, other than what […]

No-appointment drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites available in Burlington and Milwaukee

The Kenosha County Joint Information Center has released the following statement regarding nearby COVID-19 no-appointment-needed, drive-thru testing sites: The Kenosha County Division of Health is encouraging people who are seeking COVID-19 testing and have been otherwise unable to obtain it to utilize the no-appointment-needed, drive-thru sites now operating in Burlington and Milwaukee. There is no […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update May 12, 2020: 724 positive

The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 724 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Tuesday. That’s 13 more positives than Monday. There have been 16 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 3.535 negative test results in Kenosha County as of Tuesday. Kenosha County Division […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update May 11, 2020: 711 positive

The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 711 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Monday. That’s 65 more positives than Friday. There have been 16 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County. That’s 1 more than Friday. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 3.503 negative test results in Kenosha County as […]

COVID-19 testing at meat processing plants includes facility in Paris

COVID-19 testing by Kenosha County Division of Health with the Wisconsin National Guard at two meat processing facilities included a facility in Paris. From a Joint Information Center news release distributed Friday: This testing has occurred over the last week and may continue in the future as needed. Share15Tweet15 Shares

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update May 8, 2020: 646 positive

The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 646 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Friday. That’s 29 more positives than Thursday. There have been 15 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 3.067 negative test results in Kenosha County as of Friday. Kenosha County Division […]

May 8, 2020: Needs for local food pantries update

The Kenosha County Joint Information Center is going to publish a weekly update on the needs of food pantries during the COVID-19 emergency. Here is this week’s update for The Sharing Center in Trevor: Sharing Center, 25700 Wilmot Road (Highway C), Trevor: Donations accepted 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. to noon FridayFood […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update May 7, 2020: 617 positive

The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 617 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Thursday. That’s 24 more positives than Wednesday. There have been 15 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County. That’s one more than Wednesday. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 2,964 negative test results in Kenosha County as […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update May 6, 2020: 593 positive

The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 593 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Wednesday. That’s 22 more positives than Tuesday. There have been 14 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 2,750 negative test results in Kenosha County as of Wednesday. Kenosha County Division […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update May 5, 2020: 571 positive

The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 571 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Tuesday. That’s 21 more positives than Monday. There have been 14 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 2,637 negative test results in Kenosha County as of Tuesday. Kenosha County Division […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update May 4, 2020: 550 positive

The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 550 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Monday. That’s 16 more positives than Friday. There have been 14 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County. That’s 1 more than Friday. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 2,535 negative test results in Kenosha County as […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update May 1, 2020: 480 positive

The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 480 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Friday. That’s 48 more positives than Thursday. There have been 13 COVID-19 deaths in Kenosha County. That’s 1 more than Thursday. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 2,018 negative test results in Kenosha County as […]

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