When our lives are turned upside down, a to-do list can bring a sense of calm and control. University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension Specialists and Educators have created Stay at Home Tips on topics ranging from parenting a teen grieving with the loss of school activities, to connecting with isolated family and friends.
TIPS FOR SOCIAL DISTANCING, QUARANTINE, AND ISOLATION DURING AN INFECTIOUS DISEASE OUTBREAK
This time of social isolation can be incredibly difficult for us and those we love. SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) offers this excellent review of what to expect during this time and how to mitigate the stress of social isolation.
Per the Forest County Health Department website, the following Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) order is now in effect:
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Under the authority of Wisconsin State Statute § 252.02(3) and at the direction of Governor Tony Evers, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm has ordered a statewide moratorium on mass gatherings of 50 or more people to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
As Forest County leaders and citizens begin to, and continue to, coordinate responses to the CO-VID 19 pandemic, it is important that Forest County residents have access to correct and trust-worthy information.
The Community Coalition of Forest County is a partnership of county leaders that includes the school districts of Wabeno, Crandon and Laona, the county Health Department, the Forest County Potawatomi community, the Sokaogon Chippewa community, UW-Madison Extension, the Sheriff’s department, the Social Services Department, the Department on Aging, faith-based organizations, county food pantries, as well as regional and state-wide agencies.
Per our mission to inform and engage all age groups and cultures in Forest County, the Community Coalition website and Facebook page will offer trusted and up-to-date information on community resources, childcare needs, government communications, essential updates and contact information.
Please share this information widely and ‘Like’ the Community Coalition on Facebook. It is our intention that by offering this key information to the public, we can offer a sense of understanding and well-being to those that need it.
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