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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Walworth County Recognizes Community Spread of COVID-19 in Wisconsin

Walworth County has three confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of 3/20/2020.  Community Transmission of COVID-19 is increasing in Wisconsin and has now been identified in Walworth County. 

Social distancing is a strongly-recommended strategy to limit the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel (new) coronavirus. Social distancing requires a commitment to reduce contact between people to slow the spread of the virus. This strategy is an effective tool to reduce risk of exposure. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services also recommends staying home as much as possible, avoiding public places and remaining six feet away from others during activities like grocery shopping.

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