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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

To see changes to city services due to COVID-19 click on these city departments to view the changes : Library Website , Library Facebook, Parks & Rec

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