Alder Lindsay Lemmer
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4071
Fax: (608) 267-8669
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Alder Lemmer’s Updates
COVID-19 update and resources
Effective at 5 pm today, Public Health for Madison and Dane County has issued a countywide order to stop mass gatherings of 250 or more individuals to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, effective at 5 pm on Friday, March 13. This order will continue until further notice, or until it is rescinded, superseded, or amended in writing by the Public Health Officer. See their news release for more information. They also have answers to possible questions about this order.
Who's considered at higher risk of illness
Additionally, people at higher risk for severe illness should stay home and away from large groups as much as possible. This includes public places with lots of people and large gatherings where there will be close contact with others. People at higher risk include:
People 60 and older
People with underlying health conditions including heart disease, lung disease, or diabetes
People who have weakened immune systems
People who are pregnant
Resources available if needed - this is a working list.
If you're at higher risk and in need of food or supplies:
Contact SSM Health of Madison at 608-276-7598 for home delivered meals.
NewBridge runs the Food Bridge Program with River Food Pantry. This is a food pantry delivery service and people may be able to be served by this program. NewBridge can be reached at 608-512-0000.
For information on centralized resources, contact:
Dane County Coronavirus snapshot.
From Public Health Madison & Dane County
On March 13, 2020, a fifth person was announced who has been diagnosed with coronavirus. This individual has a history of recent international travel to a country with widespread transmission of coronavirus. This person is a University of Wisconsin-Madison employee and is currently isolated at home. They will remain at home until authorized by Public Health to return to normal activities.
For the statewide picture, visit the Wisconsin Department of Health Services outbreaks page .
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