The likelihood of an Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) case in Winnebago County is very low, however, we are taking precautions by working with all of our local healthcare systems in preparedness planning and evaluating travelers who have returned from Africa.
If a case is suspected, we have processes in place to notify the local hospital as wwell as first responders. We would also receive support from the State Department of Health Services and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
The Winnebago County Land Conservation Department is sponsoring a Conservation Poster Contest. The County would like to provide an opportunity for young individuals to become interested in the conservation of our natural resources through artistic design.
The ASK (Asking Saves Kids) Campaign promotes a simple idea with the potential to help keep kids safe. It encourages parents to ASK if there is an unlocked gun in the homes where their children play. Check out the ASK website for information and resources.
For the first time since 2003, the Winnebago County Land and Water Conservation Department, together with Winnebago County University of Wisconsin - Extension, held the Conservation Awareness Poster Contest that was open to kindergarten through twelfth grade students. The contest’s theme this year was “Dig Deeper” which opened the door for students to gain a better understanding of the process and importance of soil.&