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Wisconsin Coronavirus: Travel Advisory issued seasonal, second home owners in Menominee County

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KESHENA, Wis. (WFRV) – The Shawano-Menominee Counties Health Department has issued a Travel Advisory Order, asking those with seasonal or second homes in Menominee County to not travel to them during the coronavirus pandemic. This comes just over a week after Door County officials issued a similar advisory to tourists.

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“Due to high community transmission in certain areas of the State and across the Nation, the Shawano-Menominee Counties Health Department is recommending that you stay in your permanent home area if you have a seasonal or second home in Menominee County. Due to our very limited healthcare infrastructure, please do not visit us now.”

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If you have already returned to Menominee County, health officials are asking that you self-quarantine for fourteen days.

“Menominee County has a large population of older adults and other high-risk individuals. These populations are at the highest risk of COVID-19; it is our priority to keep people in Menominee County healthy and safe,” the health department adds.

Related: Door County asking tourists not to visit temporarily due to coronavirus

Additional health and travel restrictions may be imposed, according to Shawano-Menominee Counties Health Department.

As of Thursday, March 26, there are no confirmed cases of coronavirus in Shawano or Menominee counties.

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