LOCAL COVID-19 INFORMATION
On 2/25, CDC updated its COVID-19 Community Recommendations, prioritizing hospitalization rates and hospital capacity over rates of infection alone. The new guidelines better reflect this phase of the pandemic, including widespread immunity through vaccination and prior infection as well as better access to testing and treatments.
Manitowoc County is currently experiencing a ‘LOW‘ COVID-19 Community Level. Learn more about what that means here.
Masks continue to be recommended for those who have COVID symptoms, test positive, or have been recently exposed to someone with COVID-19. Individuals at high-risk for severe illness can talk with a health care provider about taking additional precautions, including wearing a well-fitting mask or respirator and using COVID-19 self-tests before getting together with friends and family