Door County, Wis. (March 25, 2020) – Pursuant to WI. Stat. 252.03(1), the Door County Public Health Officer has issued a Travel Advisory Order due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the national spread of the COVID-19 virus:
- Due to high community transmission in certain area of the state and across the nation, Door County Public Health is recommending that you stay in your permanent home area id you have a seasonal or second home in Door County. Door County has well trained and capable medical personnel, but staffing is limited and stretched thin during this emergency. We make this statement in hopes of limiting the demands placed on local hospitals, emergency personnel, nurses and doctors.
- People who have seasonal homes in Door County, please stay at your winter homes at this time. If you are already back in Door County, you are encouraged to self-quarantine for fourteen (14) days.
- Door County has a large population of older adults and others who are identified to have a higher risk of serious complications from COVID-19. It is our top priority to keep people in Door County healthy and safe.
- On March 17, 2020, the Door County Board of Supervisors issued a countywide COVID-19 Emergency Declaration. Please be aware that additional health and travel restrictions may be imposed during this time.
- This is an ever-changing and very serious health situation and Door County needs to be diligent in its response.
Door County Public Health is reminding all county residents to practice good social distancing and to self-isolate as much as possible. Individuals should limit trips out of the house to essential travel.
For the most up-to-date information regarding COVID-19, please check the Door County website.