123% spike in COVID-19 cases prompts La Crosse County Health Department appeal for vaccinations
Department also urges people experiencing even mild symptoms to stay home
LA CROSSE (WKBT) — Citing a 123% increase in the number of new COVID-19 cases in La Crosse County, the county Health Department appealed Wednesday to the unvaccinated to get shots and to anyone experiencing even mild symptoms to stay home.
Positive tests have edged past 28 percent, according to a Health Department news release, which also said that every Wisconsin county is at the critically high level.
“We continue to urge those in our community who have not gotten a COVID-19 vaccine to seek out vaccination clinics,” the release says.
The missive also urged people to consider rescheduling events and gatherings, “or finding safer ways to do your daily activities.
“You may consider moving your gathering outside or to a well-ventilated area, requiring masks indoors and limiting the number of people attending,” the release says.
The department referred people to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention https://bit.ly/3GrWtUc for safety information.
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