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COVID-19

Local COVID-19 Information

Anyone 18 and Older Who Tests Positive for COVID-19 Can Have a Free COVID-19 Treatment Telehealth Consultation:
Free COVID-19 Treatment Telehealth consultations.  People 18 and older who test positive for COVID-19 can meet via phone or internet with a healthcare clinician within five to 30 minutes.  If eligible, a clinician will prescribe an antiviral pill that reduces the risk for severe symptoms, hospitalization and death from COVID-19.  The prescription can be filled at over 700 pharmacies.  Insurance is not required; those without pharmacy access can have medicine shipped overnight.  Telehealth is available statewide, with consultations available in multiple languages seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., including holidays.  At-home COVID-19 tests or tests performed by a healthcare provider or a community testing site are acceptable.  To begin your free consultation, start the process online or call 1-833-273-6330. 

 

This website is designed to provide information about COVID-19 to residents, partners, and other individuals interested in the health and well-being of La Crosse County. Please use the navigation bar on the left-hand side to find the information you need.

A few frequently asked questions and frequently requested resources are also linked directly below for your convenience:

Question: I have been diagnosed with COVID-19 or was told I was in close contact with someone who was infectious. What do I do?

For information on what to do when you are identified as a case or close contact of someone with COVID-19, please visit the "If You Have Been Exposed" page.

Question: Where can I find information on COVID-19 case activity?

If you would like to monitor daily case activity, we encourage you to visit the following resources:

CDC COVID-19 Data Tracker
Wisconsin COVID-19 Data

Please note there may be a delay of 2 - 7 days for case activity to be accurately reflected on these sites due to the delay in transmission of data between the local, state and federal levels.

Question: I don't understand the CDC risk level guidelines.  How do I know what level my county is?

The guidelines are based on hospitalization levels and case numbers.  See COVID-19 Community Level by County.

Question: Are there other measures of COVID-19 transmission rates? 

Yes, many data points are used to monitor COVID-19 activity.  Other data points are available at CDC COVID Data Tracker.

Question: I have looked through your website and have a question I still can't answer. Who can I talk to?

E-mail us[email protected] or call our call center Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30 - 608-785-6240.
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