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Sheboygan hospitals ‘prepared’ as cases rise nation-wide

Sheboygan’s hospitals say they’re prepared for a potential increase in coronavirus patients.

Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center and Hospital Sisters Health System’s St. Nicholas Hospital didn’t provide specifics into the state of their supplies like facemasks, ventilators, gloves, intensive-care beds and COVID-19 tests, but representatives said they’re monitoring the situation and evaluating how to handle a possible viral outbreak in the Sheboygan area.

Lakeshore Garden Club: A walk with them through time

This is a synopsis of a program presented on February 27, 2020 to commemorate the 71st Anniversary of the Lake Shore Garden Club, Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Reference sources included personal interviews, past year books and inquiries with a local historical society. It should be noted that three of the current club members are second-generation members, as their mothers were also club members.

Monitor your temperature routinely

Studies and expert advice suggest a regimen of regular temperature monitoring may help identify potential cases of the new coronavirus, COVID-19.

A Chinese study out of Wuhan University focused on 136 patients, 26 percent of whom required intensive-care hospitalization. The study found that three major early warning signs existed in patients suffering COVID-19.

County Board implements COVID-19 precautions

SHEBOYGAN — The county became the latest governmental body to officially declare a state of emergency in regards to the coronavirus.

The County Board Tuesday unanimously approved a resolution declaring the state, after hearing an update from Health and Human Services Department personnel on the coronavirus situation in the county.

Voters encouraged to vote absentee for Apr. 7 election

Because of the COVID-19, voters are strongly urged to act now to vote absentee for the April 7 Spring Election and Presidential Preference Primary.

 “Polls will be open in Sheboygan County for those who need them on Election Day, but many voters may choose to vote absentee for this election,” said County Clerk Jon Dolson.  “For that to happen, you should request an absentee ballot from your municipal clerk, as soon as possible.”