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- May 29, 2020 - Re-Opening Guidelines from Oconto County Public Health **Updated to Include Outdoor Recreation Activities/Facilities
These guidelines, using information from CDC, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, and Wisconsin Department of Health Services, are provided to help make informed decisions as Oconto County moves forward with re-opening.
- May 15, 2020 - Oconto County Public Health Department Releases Re-Opening Guidelines
The Oconto County Public Health Department announced the release of guidelines today to assist business, individuals, and event organizers in order to protect the health and safety of the community.
- May 14, 2020 - Health Officer Order #5 Lifted
Health Officer Order #5 Lifted
- May 14, 2020 - Public Health Statement Following Supreme Court Decision Regarding Safer at Home
Oconto County understands that residents are likely to have many questions following the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s decision which overturned the Safer at Home Order.
- May 11, 2020 - Health Officer Order #5
Oconto County Health Officer Debra Konitzer announced the issuance of Health Officer Order #5 which allows Oconto County’s public and private campgrounds to open non-seasonal campsites for campers with independent units only, meaning self-contained bathroom facilities.
- Apr. 27, 2020 - Emergency Order #34
Interim Order to Turn the Dial
Interim Order to Turn the Dial
- Apr. 23, 2020 - OCONTO COUNTY PUBLIC AND PRIVATE CAMPGROUNDS CLOSED WITH EXEMPTION
OCONTO COUNTY PUBLIC AND PRIVATE CAMPGROUNDS CLOSED WITH EXEMPTION
- Apr. 22, 2020 - OCONTO COUNTY OWNED BOAT LANDINGS TO OPEN
OCONTO COUNTY OWNED BOAT LANDINGS TO OPEN
- Apr. 16, 2020 - Safer at Home Order Extended to May 26, 2020
Safer at Home is saving lives!
- Apr. 15, 2020 - YARD SALES, RUMMAGE SALES AND GARAGE SALES PROHIBITED UNDER SAFER AT HOME ORDER
Oconto County officials are reminding Oconto County residents that yard, rummage and/or garage sales are prohibited under Governor Evers’ Emergency Order #12, also known as the Safer at Home Order. This order was put in place to stop the spread of COVID-19 during the current public health emergency.
- Apr. 14, 2020 - COVID-19: Safer at Home is Working
Keep up the good work, Wisconsin!
- Apr. 8, 2020 - Frequently Asked Questions Related to Public Health Emergency Order for Closure
Frequently Asked Questions
- Apr. 7, 2020 - OCONTO COUNTY BOAT LANDINGS AND CAMPGROUNDS CLOSED; ATV USE ON COUNTY ROADS SUSPENDED
To stop the spread of COVID-19 during this public health emergency, Debra Konitzer, Oconto County Health Officer has ordered all Oconto County owned campgrounds and boat landings closed, as well as the suspension of ATV use on county roads that are part of the Oconto County Trail System.
- Apr. 1, 2020 - OCONTO COUNTY TRAVEL ADVISORY
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the continued spread of the COVID-19 virus in the United States and in Wisconsin, the Oconto County Health Officer has issued a Travel Advisory.
- Mar. 27, 2020 - COVID-19 CASE CONFIRMED IN OCONTO COUNTY RESIDENT
Wisconsin health officials have confirmed the first case of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Oconto County.
- Mar. 24, 2020 - Governor Evers Safer At Home Order
On 3/24/2020, Gov. Tony Evers today directed Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm to issue a Safer at Home order that prohibits all nonessential travel, with some exceptions as clarified and defined in the order.
- Mar. 16, 2020 - COVID-19 Update: Reporting of new cases
On Sunday, March 15, 2020, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced a modification to how new cases will be reported to the media and local health departments.
- Mar. 16, 2020 - Gov. Evers Directs DHS to Prohibit Mass Gatherings of 50 People or More
On Monday, March 16, 2020, Gov. Tony Evers today Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm to issue an agency order prohibiting mass gatherings of 50 people or more statewide to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.