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.
Scroll down to view National, State, County and City Resources.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention site is at https://www.cdc.gov
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
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
To view US Department of Agriculture, USDA, actions to respond to COVID-19 https://www.usda.gov/coronavirus
Wisconsin State Resources
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
Frequently asked questions, FAQs, about the Safer at Home order answered here https://evers.wi.gov/Documents/COVID19/Safer%20at%20Home%20FAQ%203.24.20.pdf
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, text COVID to 211-211,, http://211.org
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, WEDC, site for essential business information is located at https://wedc.org/essentialbusiness/.
Wisconsin mandated travel restrictions at https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/travel.htm
State-wide changes by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and by the Department of Motor Vehicle, view the changes at https://wisconsindot.gov/Pages/home.aspx. Additional changes at Viroqua’s DMV service center can be seen at 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 pertinent information and daily reporting of COVID-19 cases in Vernon Co. Daily Report
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) 637-4990, http://www.vmh.org
Viroqua Chamber Main Street, to view the changes of city-wide events and a resource for local small businesses, (608) 637-2575, https://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 at Viroqua’s 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