COVID-19 Informational Page
Administration from the City of Viroqua encourage residents and visitors to stay informed by accessing these reliable and trusted sources. Knowledge is proactive and protective.
National and Wisconsin State Resources
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention site is at https://www.cdc.gov/
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services site is at https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/
Updates from other state agencies are posted at https://wisconsin.gov/covid19
The Governor’s Safer at Home order https://inwisconsin.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/EMO12-SaferAtHome.pdf
FAQ document about the Governor’s Safer at Home order is available at https://www.facebook.com/ViroquaPublicLibrary/?epa=SEARCH_BOX
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration recognizes the challenges posed by COVID-19, and has a mission to reduce substance abuse and mental illness, 1(800) 985-5990, https://www.samhsa.gov/coronavirus
Great Rivers 2-1-1 (Wisconsin) is a phone service that connects people to helpful services. Speak to a live, highly trained service professional. Calls are confidential. Accessible 365/24/7. Multi-lingual. Call 211. Or, alternative phone number (800) 632-8255, http://211.org
For the IRS Tax filling extension due date and other changes due to COVID-19, https://www.irs.gov/
Adjustments have been made for the Federal 2020 Census, view these changes at https://2020census.gov/en/news-events/operational-adjustments-covid-19.html
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, WEDC, site for essential business information is located at https://wedc.org/essentialbusiness/.
To view US Department of Agriculture, USDA, actions to respond to COVID-19 https://www.usda.gov/coronavirus
State-wide changes to Wisconsin Department of Transportation and Department of Motor Vehicle, view the changes at https://wisconsindot.gov/Pages/home.aspx and additional changes at Viroqua’s DMV center https://trust.dot.state.wi.us/cscfinder/cityCountySearch.do?city=Viroqua
Vernon County Resources
Visit Vernon County’s website for information provided by the following departments that have made changes due to COVID-19. To learn about the changes made at these departments call the phone number provided or click on this link: Vernon County Website
Vernon County Public Health Department, (608) 637-5257, for daily reporting of COVID-19 cases in Vernon Co.
The Aging and Disability Resource Center of Vernon County(888) 637-1323 or (608) 637-5201; Senior Dining Centers and Meals on Wheels, (608) 637-5201.
Human Services Department, (608) 637-5235.
Sheriff’s Department, (608) 637-2123. If it is an emergency call 911.
Public Information Officer, (608) 637-5292.
For more information from these departments, click on this link: http://www.vernoncounty.org
City of Viroqua Resources
Vernon Memorial Hospital asks that you call the VMH COVID-19 nurses line at (608) 637-2121, http://www.vmh.org
Viroqua Chamber Main Street, a resource for small businesses and to view the changes to city events, (608) 637-2575, http://viroqua-wisconsin.com/chamber-mainstreet
Living Faith Church Food Pantry, (608) 637-7410, http://livingfaithfoodpantry.com/
Southwest Sanitation, (608) 637-8010, http://www.swsanitation.net
Changes to Viroqua DMV service center, https://trust.dot.state.wi.us/cscfinder/cityCountySearch.do?city=Viroqua, and state-wide changes for Wisconsin Department of Transportation, https://wisconsindot.gov/Pages/home.aspx