First case of COVID-19 confirmed in La Crosse County

Sam Stroozas, Executive Editor

The La Crosse Tribune reported that the La Crosse County health department received a notification today about a confirmed case of COVID-19 in La Crosse County.

The department said, “As always, it is important to remember that viruses don’t discriminate and neither should we.”

Information about the individual will be withheld in order to keep them and their family safe at this time.

The La Crosse County health department was alerted through the Wisconsin Electronic Disease Surveillance System (WEDSS).

They will be hosting a press conference today at 11 a.m. at the County Administrative Center and live on their Facebook page:

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The Racquet Press will be updating the UWL community as this story continues.