Testing, Hospitalizations and Deaths Data
The Door County government is considering projects to bolster child care, help fund the construction of new affordable housing and create a new long-term addiction recovery center as part of its use of the more than $5.3 million the county will receive through the federal American Rescue Plan.
Food insecurity is still a prevalent issue in Door County more than a year into the pandemic, local assistance organization leaders said.
Door County Public Health has serious concerns about county school districts’ loosening of Covid-19 protocols in recent weeks, Public Health Officer Susan Powers said last week.
After the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week announced that fully vaccinated people no longer need wear masks in most settings, Door County Public Health officer Susan Powers said Tuesday she is confident in the agency’s decision-making and cautiously optimistic about the summer tourism season when it comes to Covid-19.
Door County has been among the leaders in vaccination speed among all Wisconsin counties, with almost half its population now fully vaccinated. It also has seen a relatively high number of Covid-19 cases in recent weeks.
In this episode of Going Deeper, we discuss updates on COVID-19 spread in Door County, the status of vaccine distribution and how the first mRNA vaccine actually works.