Monroe County Health Department responds to growing Coronavirus concerns
How Does Monroe County Health Department Respond to Disease Outbreaks?
March 4, 2020
With COVID-19 (Coronavirus) spreading worldwide, many people are concerned about their health and well-being. Monroe County Health Department is working closely with the WI Department of Health Services (WI DHS) and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to monitor COVID-19.
It is the responsibility of local health departments, under the direction of the health officer, to prevent disease, promote health, and protect the health of the public. The health officer has legal authority to enforce laws...