COVID-19

COVID-19 numbers in the North Shore: Click Here

COVID-19 numbers in Milwaukee County: Click Here

COVID-19 numbers in Wisconsin: Click Here

COVID-19 numbers in the United States: Click Here

For the most current information on the COVID-19, please visit the CDC or WI DHS website.  


Gov. Evers Issues Executive Order Declaring Public Health Emergency and Requiring Face Coverings Statewide: Order  Press Release  FAQ

 

Local Face Mask Requirements:

Brown Deer Resolution: Click Here

Glendale Resolution and FAQ: Click Here

Shorewood Ordinance: Click Here

Whitefish Bay Ordinance and FAQ: Click Here


If you were in close contact with someone that tested positive for COVID-19: Click Here

If you might have been exposed or begin feeling sick you should quarantine for 14 days: Click Here


North Shore Guidelines for a Safe, Phased Reopening: Click Here

The North Shore remains in Phase C of the NSHD reopening plan.


 


Do you have questions about COVID-19? Wondering about antibody testing? Want to know how you can safely enjoy your summer to the fullest? Check out COVID-19 Wisconsin Connect (CWC), either online or on your smartphone, to find your answers. CWC was created by experts in Wisconsin with the community in mind. The goal of CWC is to provide up-to-date, factual answers and information about COVID-19. It also offers resources you might find helpful if you are feeling lonely, sad, or stressed.


North Shore Health Department phone number: (414) 371-2980

News

Gov. Evers Issues Executive Order Declaring Public Health Emergency and Requiring Face Coverings Statewide:

Read the full emergency order here.  Press Release here. FAQ here.


Local Face Mask Requirements:

Brown Deer Resolution: Click Here

Glendale Resolution and FAQ: Click Here

Shorewood Ordinance: Click Here

Whitefish Bay Ordinance and FAQ: Click Here


If you were tested at one of the National Guard testing sites and it has been 5+ days and you have not received your results, call the WI COVID-19 Results Line: 866-419-6988.


Testing at Nicolet High School has been extended to next week Monday, July 13 through Wednesday, July 15. People with signs and symptoms or that have had direct exposure to someone with COVID-19 are being prioritized. Sign up here: LINK


State epidemiologist Dr. Westergaard stresses evidence-based prevention strategies for COVID-19, especially physical distancing and mask wearing.

Watch the video here.


Registration for the COVID-19 testing at Nicolet High School Monday, July 6 through Friday, July 10 is full. Continue to check the sign-up page, as people are cancelling and opening up appointments: LINK

After getting tested, follow these guidelines from the WI Department of Health Services on what to do while you wait for your results: Click Here


Visiting friends and family with higher risk for severe illness?

Watch this video from the CDC:

Click Here


The North Shore Health Department and WI National Guard are offering free drive-thru COVID-19 testing at Nicolet High School Monday, July 6 through Friday, July 10. Please register ahead of time at this LINK


For daily udpates on COVID-19 in the North Shore, read our Public Briefings released Monday through Friday: Click Here


Milwaukee County COVID-19 Weekly Epi Report for June 17 - 23: Click Here


COVID-19 Testing in Milwaukee Area: Click Here

Testing at Custer Stadium and UMOS will be closed July 2nd - 5th.


The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction published Education Forward to guide school districts as they prepare for the 2020-21 school year: Click Here


Deciding to go out - Guidance from the CDC: Click Here

As communities and businesses continue to open up, you may be looking for ways to resume some daily activities as safely as possible. While there is no way to guarantee zero risk of infection, it is important to understand potential risks and take prevention measures to protect yourself and to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.


Guidance on Mass Gatherings from the NSHD:
 
 

 

UPDATE: The North Shore is now in Phase C of the reopening plan as of 6/12/20.
 
Read the letter on the decision to move to Phase C.
 
See the Phase C detailed guidelines and the chart for information on the new occupancy limits.
 

We highly recommend anyone present at recent protest events monitor their signs and symptoms for COVID-19 for 14 days after they attended an event. If you develops any signs, please get tested for COVID-19 and isolate at home until you know your test results.
 
See the list of MKE testing sites here: www.impactinc.org/impact-2-1-1/testing/

The North Shore remains in Phase B of our reopening plan as of Thursday, June 4th. 

Businesses and organizations should continue to follow Phase B of the North Shore Health Department’s Guidelines for a Safe, Phased Reopening. 


Free COVID-19 drive-thru and walk up testing is now available at Custer Stadium across the street from Barack Obama School of Career and Technical Education: Testing is being done by the Wisconsin National Guard. The address is 4300 W. Fairmount Ave.

Hours: Mon – Thurs  11am to 7pm; Fri– Sat  11am to 5pm; Sunday Closed


COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing: The Ozaukee/Washington Public Health Department and North Shore Health Department COVID-19 Testing at Washington County Fair Park June 1-3 is full. The registration line is now closed. See here for other testing options.


DATCP released guidance for reopening different community establishments:

Reopening Pools & Water Attractions

Reopening Lodging

Reopening Restaurants

These guidelines are to be used alongside the NSHD guidelines as well as other industry specific recommendations.


The North Shore is currently in Phase B of the NSHD reopening plan as of today 5/22/20:

Beginning today, Friday, May 22, the North Shore is in Phase B of our reopening plan. Businesses and organizations should begin to reopen following Phase B of the North Shore Health Department’s Guidelines for a Safe, Phased Reopening. 


Phased Reopening Update (5/19/20):

The current order for the North Shore is set to expire at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, May 21, 2020. No further order will be issued at this time. All remaining businesses will be allowed to open, if they choose to, utilizing the CDC and WEDC’s Safe Business Practices and Physical Distancing and Protective Measures for staff and patrons and following the "Phase B" recommendations. See more information here.


COVID-19 Test Results:

If you were tested for COVID-19 and directed to contact the North Shore Health Department for results, please email us at nshd@nshealthdept.org to request your results. Please include your full name, date of birth and address.


5/11/20: Governor Evers and WI DHS released Emergency Order #36: Interim Order to Turn the Dial: This order allows all standalone or strip-mall based retail stores to offer in-person shopping for up to five customers at a time while maintaining required social distancing practices. Drive-in theaters are also now allowed to operate with some restrictions. The press release can be found here

This order has since been retracted.


5/11/20: COVID-19 Testing in Milwaukee: Testing will be offered on Milwaukee's north and south sides -- at the Midtown parking lot near 57th Street and Capitol Drive, and at UMOS on S. Chase Avenue near Rosedale Avenue. Testing will take place between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. seven days a week, and you do not need to make an appointment, and do not need to be showing symptoms to be tested.                 
5/6/20: Waukesha County is opening a drive-thru testing site: Waukesha County Public Health and the Waukesha County Office of Emergency Management are partnering with the Wisconsin National Guard to hold drive-thru testing at the Waukesha County Expo Center. Wisconsin residents that are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 can receive drive-thru testing from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the following days: Saturday, May 9; Monday, May 11; and Tuesday, May 12. You must register in advance to receive testing by calling 262-548-7626. The registration hotline will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Monday, May 6-11. For more information: Waukesha County Press Release

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