For General COVID-19 Questions Contact 2-1-1:
For Polk County COVID-19 Questions Contact the Health Department:
Starting on Thursday, April 14th, Polk County Health Department will start offering the 2nd booster dose for adults 50 years and older and certain immunocompromised people 12 years and older. Vaccination clinics will be held every Thursday 11:00 am to 6:30 pm at the Polk County Government Center. Appointments are encouraged. Please call 715-485-8401 to schedule an appointment.
The Polk County Government Center is currently being remodeled and the main entrance is currently closed. To enter the building, utilize the east entrance and take the elevator to the first floor. The Community Services Division Lobby is located to the left and down the hall.
For additional CDC information for parents and caregivers regarding the COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11, click here:
Additional information regarding COVID boosters:
Polk County Health Department has rapid antigen and PCR tests available.
Pre-Registration is strongly encouraged for COVID-19 testing.
Click on this link to pre-register: https://register.covidconnect.wi.gov/en-US/
A new registration is required for every visit to the testing site.
ISOLATION & QUARANTINE GUIDANCE:
It is important for everyone to do their part to help stop this pandemic:
We will continue to update as more information becomes available.
How do I protect myself and others from getting COVID-19?
The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. To help prevent the spread of Coronavirus: Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
Assistance During COVID-19 Pandemic:
Local AA Virtual Meetings:
For more information and frequently asked questions about unemployment benefits click HERE
Economic Support Information
The Polk County Economic Development Corporation (PCEDC) is working diligently along with local business leaders and governmental officials to be able to offer economic support resources during these difficult times. The contacts in the document below have resources to assist both individuals and business owners.
School Free Meals:
Amery School District: https://www.amerysd.k12.wi.us/district/freemealsignup.cfm
Clayton School District: https://www.claytonsd.k12.wi.us/district/covid-19-information.cfm
Clear Lake School District: https://www.clwarriors.org/
Frederic School District: https://www.fredericsd.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=1563357&type=d&pREC_ID=1852767
Osceola School District: https://www.osceola.k12.wi.us/staff/coronavirus---covid19-updates.cfm
St. Croix Falls School District: https://www.scf.k12.wi.us/district/covid19.cfm
Unity School District: https://www.unity.k12.wi.us/o/unity-school-district/page/covid-19--70
Healthcare and Economic Resources:
For more information regarding this program click the links below:
Frequently Asked Questions:
Guidance for What Safety Precautions Businesses Should Take Upon Reopening:
Restaurant, Bar, Salon, Tattoo Parlor? Find the latest information, recommendations, and guidance on the Environmental Health Page
The Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) has published Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs for homeowners, renters, housing providers in response to COVID-19 Find it Here
Stay up to date on the latest information from Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP): Click HERE to visit DATCP
Other Guidance Documents:
4-27-2020: Gov. Evers Announces Expanded Opportunities for Certain Nonessential Businesses: Read Press Release Here
4-16-2020: Gov. Evers Extends Safer at Home Order through May 26th: Read Press Release Here.
Gov. Evers Emergency Orders: