COVID-19 Update at Rock County Board Meeting

A primary topic of conversation at Thursday night’s Rock County Board Meeting was the COVID-19 update. Interestingly, the meeting happened to fall on the one-year anniversary of the declaration of the emergency. Rick Wietersen from the Rock County Public Health Department noted that throughout this last year, 14,532 Rock County residents tested positive for COVID-19, and 162 Rock County residents have died from it. Also, about 32,000 Rock County residents, or 20% of the population in Rock County, have received their first dose of the vaccine. 20,000 Rock County residents have received their second dose, which is about 12.2% of Rock County’s population. Rock County has been administering an average of 533 COVID-19 tests per day for the last two weeks.

0 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

In an update from the American College of Emergency Physicians, St. Mary's Hospital in Janesville has been named on their E-QUAL (Emergency Quality Network) Honor Roll as a national top performer in d

In a press release from the Rock County Medical Examiner’s office, they have released the name of an individual who passed away after a motor vehicle crash on Monday at about 4:50 p.m. on W. State Hig

According to an update from the Village of Johnson Creek, later today crews in the Southeast Neighborhood Utility Project area should be paving parts of Swap St. and South St. The village is remindin