UK Variant Close to Home

UK Variant Close to Home

Chippewa County health leaders are concerned about a new more contagious strain of COVID-19 detected this week.

Health Director Angie Weideman says everyone should be extra cautious and continue wearing masks, washing hands, and getting tested for COVID-19. The U.K. variant was first detected in November and December. It was first detected in Eau Claire County in January. CLICK HERE FOR MORE FROM LOCAL HEALTH OFFICIALS.

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