Down, but not done. That’s the message from local leaders when it comes to Coronavirus in our area.
Eau Claire County is still seeing a very high number of new COVID cases each day.
The Eau Claire City-County Health Department says the rate of positive tests and cases has improved, but the county is still seeing an average 25-new cases per day. The department says the goal for community cases is ten-per day. They say people can slow the spread by wearing masks, staying six feet apart, washing hands frequently, and getting tested.
A road trip to Chippewa County shows us that they’re vaccinating more people than before.
Director of Public Health Angela Weideman said yesterday more than 15-hundred vaccinations had been given in the last week. The county has a goal of one-thousand vaccinations per week. Weideman said they’re working to schedule appointments for the shots, but demand is higher than supply now.