Richland Center, WI: Richland County Health Officer Rose Kohout confirms the twenty-first COVID-related death of a Richland County resident. Richland County offers their heartfelt sympathies to the family, and out of respect for the individual’s confidentiality and the privacy of the resident’s family, no additional information will be provided.
Kohout reports, “while vaccination remains the most effective tool we have to prevent COVID-19, everyone should continue to practice good public health behavior. This means wearing a mask indoors, avoiding large gatherings, staying home when feeling sick, and getting testing if you have symptoms or after close contact.”
For the most up-to-date COVID-19 information, follow Richland County Health & Human Services on Facebook or consult the following websites:
- Richland County: https://covid.co.richland.wi.us
- Wisconsin Department of Health Services: www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/