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Posted on: September 19, 2020

Overnight closures on Highway S set to begin Tuesday, Sept. 22

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Overnight closures on Kenosha County Highway S are set to begin Tuesday, Sept. 22, continuing for roughly one week.

The closures, to run from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily, will include the stretch of Highway S between Highway EA (72nd Avenue) and Highway H (88th...

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Posted on: September 19, 2020

Kenosha County’s Summer Youth Employment Program celebrates another successful season

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Kenosha County’s Summer Youth Employment Program marked another successful year in 2020, providing work skills and life lessons to nearly 90 at-risk youth in the community.

The program, which recently wrapped up its 12th season, aims to teach the...

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

Online preregistration for Winter Wraps coat program available until Oct. 5

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Holiday House is made up of a consortium of agencies that come together to coordinate seasonal and holiday events, which provide assistance to children and families in need through two major events, Winter Wraps and the Christmas Food & Toy event.&...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Kenosha County Courthouse to reopen after Labor Day

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The Kenosha County Courthouse will reopen to the public on Tuesday, Sept. 8, Kenosha County Clerk of Courts Rebecca Matoska-Mentink announced today.

Court operations will resume in the same manner as before the recent unrest that caused the closure of the ...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Long-term closure on Highway KR to begin Sept. 8

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Kenosha County Highway KR will be closed to through traffic between Highway H and Highway 31 beginning Tuesday, Sept. 8.

This long-term closure is to continue through fall 2022, while the Wisconsin Department of Transportation reconstructs and expands the ...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Civil unrest statistics and a thank you from the Kenosha County Sheriff's Department

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As of today, September 3, 2020, Kenosha County has gone 8 days and nights with relatively peaceful activity. A situational update for the civil unrest includes the following statistics from August 23 through September 3.

  • Total calls for service = 31,204
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Posted on: August 31, 2020

Kreuser: Body cameras for Sheriff’s Department will be funded in 2021

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Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser today affirmed his commitment to funding body camera equipment for the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department.

Kreuser said funding for body cameras will be included in the budget that he will present to the Coun...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Statement by Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser at Aug. 28 news conference

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Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser made the following comments at today’s news conference on the unrest in the community:

“On behalf of County Board Chairman John O’Day, I am grateful to be here today after the second straig...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Kenosha County food pantry needs as of Aug. 28

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In response to numerous inquiries from community members on how they can help during the COVID-19 emergency, the Kenosha County Joint Information Center is publishing a weekly list of needs at local food pantries.

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Kenosha County Circuit Court to resume operations on primarily virtual basis

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The Kenosha County Circuit Court is entering into its plan for a continuity of operations during this period of civil unrest.

Beginning Thursday, Aug. 27, all court operations will resume, primarily in a virtual setting, Kenosha County Clerk of Courts Rebe...

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

Tuesday evening, Aug. 25, Statement from Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth

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As we enter what will likely be another very challenging night in Kenosha County, I want the public to know that the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department and our partners in law enforcement are doing our utmost to protect our community during thi...

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

County executive, mayor call for additional National Guard troops after another night of unrest

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Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser and Mayor John Antaramian today received a commitment from Gov. Tony Evers and the Wisconsin National Guard that many more troops will be arriving in Kenosha beginning this evening.

Kreuser and Antaramian requested addi...

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Posted on: August 24, 2020

Statement by Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser on officer-involved shooting, unrest in community

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Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser today released the following statement regarding the Aug. 23, 2020, officer-involved shooting and the subsequent unrest in the community:

"The events that unfolded in our community over the last 24 hours are nothin...

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Posted on: August 19, 2020

UW-Parkside staff member tests positive for COVID-19

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A case of COVID-19 has been confirmed at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, the Kenosha County Division of Health and UW-Parkside announced jointly today.

One staff member tested positive and is presently in isolation, per Wisconsin Department of Health ...

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Posted on: August 3, 2020

Kenosha County Circuit Court to resume jury trials on Aug. 31

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The Kenosha County Circuit Court will resume conducting jury trials on Aug. 31, with safety protocols in place, Chief Judge Jason Rossell and Clerk of Circuit Court Rebecca Matoska-Mentink announced today.

Remote, video conferenced hearings will continue t...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

County clerk: Before saying ‘I do,’ you do need to schedule a marriage license appointment

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Kenosha County Clerk Regi Bachochin is urging people getting married this year to make it a priority to schedule an appointment for a marriage license application.

The County Clerk’s Office reopened for in-person services along with other Kenosha...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Kenosha County food pantries list needs as of July 31

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In response to numerous inquiries from community members on how they can help during the COVID-19 emergency, the Kenosha County Joint Information Center is publishing a weekly list of needs at local food pantries.

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Kenosha County Opioid Task Force statement on dangerous narcotics

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The Kenosha County Opioid Task Force today released the following statement on what appears to be a more-dangerous-than-usual, potentially deadly supply of illicit drugs in our community:

“The Kenosha County Opioid Task Force has recently become ...

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Posted on: July 20, 2020

Division of Health stresses importance of quarantining while waiting for COVID-19 test results

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In light of a recent increase in COVID-19 testing locally, the Kenosha County Division of Health is reminding those who have been tested to self-quarantine until they receive their results.

A total of 1,992 people were tested Thursday through Saturday at a...

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

Statement from the Kenosha County Office of the Corporation Counsel regarding mask mandates

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July 16, 2020, statement from the Kenosha County Office of the Corporation Counsel regarding a mask mandate:

In the wake of similar actions in Dane County and the City of Milwaukee, some individuals have asked whether Kenosha County would consider adopting...

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Posted on: July 18, 2020

Kenosha County food pantries list needs as of July 18

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In response to numerous inquiries from community members on how they can help during the COVID-19 emergency, the Kenosha County Joint Information Center is publishing a weekly list of needs at local food pantries.

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Kenosha County food pantries list needs as of July 2

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In response to numerous inquiries from community members on how they can help during the COVID-19 emergency, the Kenosha County Joint Information Center is publishing a weekly list of needs at local food pantries.

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Division of Health makes changes to Kenosha County Kickstart data dashboard

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The Kenosha County Division of Health last week made changes to the COVID-19 data that it provides to the public, in an effort to better represent how the virus is affecting the community.

These changes were made to the Kenosha County Kickstart dashboard, ...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Kenosha County food pantries list needs as of June 26

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In response to numerous inquiries from community members on how they can help during the COVID-19 emergency, the Kenosha County Joint Information Center is publishing a weekly list of needs at local food pantries.

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

UW-Madison Division of Extension program “The Literacy Link” awarded $21,000 for new books

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A new grant award to UW-Madison Extension aims to increase reading and literacy among children in Kenosha and Racine counties whose parents are involved in the justice system.

UW-Madison Extension’s Literacy Link project was selected to receive a...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Wisconsin National Guard to offer drive-thru COVID-19 testing in Kenosha June 23 and 24

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The Wisconsin National Guard will return to Kenosha County to conduct two days of drive-thru COVID-19 testing for the public this Tuesday and Wednesday, June 23 and 24.

This round of testing will occur outside the Kenosha Municipal Building, 625 52nd St.

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Kenosha County food pantries list needs as of June 12

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In response to numerous inquiries from community members on how they can help during the COVID-19 emergency, the Kenosha County Joint Information Center is publishing a weekly list of needs at local food pantries.

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Some private nonprofits may apply for FEMA aid to cover COVID-19 costs

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Certain private nonprofit organizations in the community are eligible to apply for funding through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Public Assistance program to help cover the costs of COVID-19 response efforts.

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

UPDATED: Drive-thru COVID-19 testing center to operate June 4, 5 and 6 at Tremper High School

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The Kenosha County Division of Health and the Wisconsin National Guard will offer another drive-thru COVID-19 testing site this Thursday, Friday and Saturday, June 4, 5 and 6, at Tremper High School in Kenosha.

Anyone ages 5 and up can be tested, regardles...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Wisconsin National Guard to provide COVID-19 testing June 1-6 at Westosha Central High School

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The Kenosha County Division of Health, in partnership with the Wisconsin National Guard, will offer a drive-thru COVID-19 testing site during the week of June 1 at Westosha Central High School in the Village of Paddock Lake.

Anyone ages 5 and up can be tes...

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Posted on: May 30, 2020

45 positive COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths at Kenosha Estates Living and Care Center

Forty-five residents of a Kenosha long-term care facility have tested positive for COVID-19, with three fatalities, the Kenosha County Division of Health announced today.

These cases have occurred at Kenosha Estates Living and Care Center, a skilled nursin...

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Posted on: May 30, 2020

Positive cases of COVID-19 ID'd in seven local establishments

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Known positive cases of COVID-19 have emerged at seven establishments in Kenosha County, the Division of Health announced today.

The Division of Health is disclosing the establishments in cooperation with the businesses, in an effort to slow the spread of ...

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Posted on: May 30, 2020

Kenosha County Joint Information Center COVID-19 FAQs, May 30, 2020

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In the final installment of the Kenosha County Joint Information Center’s COVID-19 FAQ series, Kenosha County Division of Health Communicable Disease Supervisor Amanda Tuura summarizes the public guidance in the Kenosha County Kickstart plan, an...

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Finalized Kenosha County Kickstart plan offers reopening guidance to businesses, organizations

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The City and County of Kenosha, in partnership with the Kenosha Area Business Alliance, today released the final draft of a plan to help guide businesses through the process of restarting operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Kenosha County food pantries list needs as of May 27

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In response to numerous inquiries from community members on how they can help during the COVID-19 emergency, the Kenosha County Joint Information Center is publishing a weekly list of needs at local food pantries.

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Six COVID-19 fatalities reported at local long-term care facility

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Six COVID-19-positive residents of a long-term care facility in the City of Kenosha have died in recent weeks, the Kenosha County Division of Health announced today.

The deaths occurred at The Bay at Sheridan Health and Rehabilitation Center, 8400 Sheridan...

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Posted on: May 23, 2020

Kenosha County Joint Information Center COVID-19 FAQs, May 23, 2020

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This week’s COVID-19 FAQs from the Kenosha County Joint Information Center are a special edition, geared toward members of our Spanish-speaking community.

The questions were answered by members of the Kenosha County Division of Health and present...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Kenosha County food pantries list needs as of May 21, 2020

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In response to numerous inquiries from community members on how they can help during the COVID-19 emergency, the Kenosha County Joint Information Center is publishing a weekly list of needs at local food pantries.

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Posted on: May 16, 2020

Kenosha County Joint Information Center COVID-19 statement, May 16, 2020

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This week, in lieu of its weekly COVID-19 frequently asked questions, the Kenosha County Joint Information Center is presenting a statement in the wake of the sunset of the Safer-at-Home order.

The statement, delivered by Kenosha Police Lt. Joe Nosalik on ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

City, county, KABA unveil draft of Kenosha County Kickstart plan to restart local economy

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Local officials today released a draft of a plan that outlines a series of best practices to help local businesses restart after the COVID-19 shutdown, while also promoting public health and safety.

The Kenosha County Kickstart plan includes recommendation...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Kenosha County withdraws local order on Safer-at-Home

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In response to differing and updated legal guidance, Kenosha County is immediately withdrawing its local action that continued the provisions of the state’s Safer-at-Home Order, Health Officer Dr. Jen Freiheit announced tonight.

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Kenosha County food pantries list needs as of May 15, 2020

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In response to numerous inquiries from community members on how they can help during the COVID-19 emergency, the Kenosha County Joint Information Center is publishing a weekly list of needs at local food pantries.

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

County executive, mayor affirm support for countywide adoption of Safer-at-Home Order

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Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser and City of Kenosha Mayor John Antaramian today affirmed their support for Wednesday night’s local adoption of the state’s Safer-at-Home Order.

Kenosha County Health Officer Dr. Jen Freiheit issued t...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Local action maintains May 26 expiration of Safer-at-Home order within Kenosha County

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In response to today’s Wisconsin Supreme Court decision overturning the state’s Safer-at-Home Order, Kenosha County Health Officer Dr. Jen Freiheit tonight issued a local order continuing the regulations within the county until May 26....

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Kenosha County Kickstart oversight committee to review recommendations for economic restart

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An oversight committee charged with reviewing recommendations to reignite Kenosha County’s economy in the wake of COVID-19 will convene for the first time on Thursday.

The initiative, called “Kenosha County Kickstart,” strives...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Free, no-appointment-needed COVID-19 testing available in Burlington, Milwaukee

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The Kenosha County Division of Health is encouraging people who are seeking COVID-19 testing and have been otherwise unable to obtain it to utilize the no-appointment-needed, drive-thru sites now operating in Burlington and Milwaukee.

There is no charge fo...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Kenosha County ADRC offers grocery delivery program for seniors, people with disabilities

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Need help getting groceries while staying safer at home? The Kenosha County Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) can help bridge the gap for those who want to limit trips to public spaces or need help with online grocery shopping.

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Medical examiner alerts community after 3 suspected overdose deaths in less than a week

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A string of suspected fatal overdoses in recent days is an unfortunate reminder of the dangers of drug use, Kenosha County Medical Examiner Patrice Hall said today.

The Medical Examiner’s Office has handled three suspected overdose cases since Tu...

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Posted on: May 9, 2020

Kenosha County Joint Information Center COVID-19 FAQs, May 9, 2020

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The Kenosha County Joint Information Center today presents the latest installment of its series answering the community’s questions about COVID-19.

The Kenosha County Division of Health is accepting questions by email at [email protected]

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

National Guard partners with Kenosha County on COVID-19 testing at select private employers

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In an effort to contain localized outbreaks of COVID-19, the Kenosha County Division of Health has partnered with the Wisconsin National Guard to conduct testing at select private employers.

This testing has occurred over the last week and may continue in ...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Kenosha County food pantries list needs as of May 6, 2020

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In response to numerous inquiries from community members on how they can help during the COVID-19 emergency, the Kenosha County Joint Information Center is publishing a weekly list of needs at local food pantries.

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Posted on: May 2, 2020

Kenosha County Joint Information Center COVID-19 FAQs, May 2, 2020

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The Kenosha County Joint Information Center is presenting the latest in its series answering the community’s questions about COVID-19.

The Kenosha County Division of Health is accepting questions by email at [email protected]. Those asked...

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

Kenosha County food pantries list needs as of April 30, 2020

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In response to numerous inquiries from community members on how they can help during the COVID-19 emergency, the Kenosha County Joint Information Center is publishing a weekly list of needs at local food pantries.

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

KCHC, Kenosha County Division of Health open drive-thru COVID-19 testing center at Gateway

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An effort to test a higher percentage of Kenosha County residents for COVID-19 began this morning, with the opening of a new, drive-thru testing site in a parking lot at Gateway Technical College’s Kenosha Campus.

A joint venture between the Keno...

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

Drive-thru COVID-19 testing center to open on Gateway campus

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The Kenosha Community Health Center, in cooperation with the Kenosha County Division of Health and Gateway Technical College, will open a drive-thru COVID-19 testing site later this week.

This site will be available to patients who have been selected by he...

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

Wisconsin National Guard to offer COVID-19 testing assistance at Detention Center, Pretrial Facility

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Members of the Wisconsin National Guard will be coming to Kenosha County this week to assist with COVID-19 testing at the Kenosha County Detention Center and Pretrial Facility.

All inmates and employees at these facilities are being tested in an effort to ...

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Posted on: April 25, 2020

Kenosha County Division of Health projections show success of ongoing social distancing requirements

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A projection model used by the Kenosha County Division of Health suggests that current public health measures are “flattening the curve” and continued social distancing would significantly reduce total infections and hospitalizations l...

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Posted on: April 25, 2020

Kenosha County Joint Information Center COVID-19 FAQs, April 25, 2020

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The Kenosha County Joint Information Center this week is presenting the fifth in its ongoing series answering the community’s questions about COVID-19.

The Kenosha County Division of Health is accepting questions by email at [email protected]

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

Kenosha County Dog Parks to close as safeguard against spread of COVID-19

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Based on the latest information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and updated recommendations on COVID-19, the Kenosha County Dog Parks will be closed temporarily effective Friday, April 24.

The closure will continue until further notice,...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

Local food pantries list needs as COVID-19 response continues

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In response to numerous inquiries from community members on how they can help during the COVID-19 emergency, the Kenosha County Joint Information Center is publishing a weekly list of needs at local food pantries.

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

Kenosha County residents using 2-1-1 frequently to access COVID-19 information

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Kenosha County residents are embracing using the 2-1-1 system as a pipeline to information and resources related to COVID-19.

Among Wisconsin’s counties that are using the system, Kenosha County ranks second behind only Milwaukee County in terms ...

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

Kenosha County Division of Health seeking donations of cloth masks, gowns

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The Kenosha County Division of Health is in need of donations of cloth masks and gowns.

Masks are being dropped off to residents who test positive for COVID-19 and their close contacts.

Cloth masks and gowns are also needed for long-term care and assisted l...

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Posted on: April 18, 2020

Kenosha County Joint Information Center COVID-19 FAQs, April 18, 2020

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The Kenosha County Joint Information Center is back this week with more answers to the community’s questions about COVID-19.

The Kenosha County Division of Health is accepting questions by email at [email protected]. Those asked most freq...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

Kenosha County reports first cases of COVID-19 in long-term care facility

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Kenosha County now has its first confirmed cases of COVID-19 in a long-term care facility, the Division of Health announced today.

The cases involve five residents and two employees of Parkside Manor, 6300 67th St., in Kenosha. These individuals are not ho...

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Posted on: April 11, 2020

Kenosha County Joint Information Center COVID-19 FAQs, April 11, 2020

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For the third straight week, the Kenosha County Joint Information Center is answering the community’s most frequently asked questions about COVID-19.

The Kenosha County Division of Health is accepting questions by email at [email protected]

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Health officer encourages use of cloth face coverings to help slow spread of COVID-19

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Kenosha County Health Officer Dr. Jen Freiheit is encouraging the public to follow a recent federal recommendation, urging people to wear a cloth face covering in public settings where social distancing measures are difficult to maintain.

The Centers for D...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

UPDATED: Division of Health urges people to stay safe by practicing religion, spirituality from home

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Note: This news release has been updated to reflect Gov. Tony Evers’ announcement Friday that worship services in parking lots, in which attendees remain in their vehicles, are permitted under the Stay-at-Home order.

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Western Kenosha County Transit shifts to door-to-door service only

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Effective Monday, April 6, Western Kenosha County Transit, a public bus service, will shift to door-to-door service only. Current fixed routes will be temporarily suspended to adhere to Gov. Tony Evers’ Safer-at-Home order.

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Posted on: April 4, 2020

Kenosha County records first COVID-19 death

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Kenosha County officials regret to announce today that the first Kenosha County resident has died from complications of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Kenosha County Medical Examiner Patrice Hall said the deceased individual is an 85-year-old male C...

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Posted on: April 4, 2020

Kenosha County Joint Information Center COVID-19 FAQs, April 4, 2020

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The Kenosha County Joint Information Center is continuing to provide answers to the community’s most frequently asked questions about COVID-19.

The Kenosha County Division of Health is accepting questions by email at [email protected], an...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Kenosha County debuts new COVID-19 Information Hub

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A new, enhanced COVID-19 Information Hub is now available at www.kenoshacounty.org/covid-19, the Kenosha County Joint Information Center announced today.

The site offers links to relevant resources, answers to frequently asked questions and regularly updat...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Local officials urge compliance with governor's 'Safer-at-Home' order

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Local officials today urged residents to comply with Gov. Tony Evers’ order to stay in their homes to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

“We need to keep each other safe by staying at home,” said Kenosha County Executive Jim Kr...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Reminder from the Kenosha County Division of Health on COVID-19 testing guidelines

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The Kenosha County Division of Health would like to remind citizens of the following with regard to to getting tested for COVID-19:  

Under guidelines from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, you will be given priority for testing if you ...

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