PRAIRIE DU CHIEN - The Crawford County Public Health Department would like residents to be aware that Crawford County’s total positive cases will have a significant increase today due to the Prairie du Chien Correctional Institutes recent mass testing for persons in their care. A total of 300 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Prairie du Chien Correctional Facility as of today.
Staff of the Prairie du Chien Correctional Facility have been included in the county numbers in which the staff member lives. As of today, there has been a total of 65 staff members test positive for COVID-19.
The Wisconsin Department of Corrections remains committed to maintaining transparency throughout the duration of the public health emergency to keep the public informed about the health and well-being of those who live and work in our facilities. The data represents the latest testing and case information amongst persons in our care and will be updated at 4 p.m. each weekday.* https://doc.wi.gov/Pages/COVID19(Coronavirus)/COVID19TestingDashboard.aspx
*The Persons in our Care dashboard will not be updated on State of Wisconsin legal holidays.”
“Questions? Call our COVID-19 Response Hotline.The Wisconsin Department of Corrections has established a public support line for questions related to COVID-19. The call center can be reached by members of the public Monday through Friday from 7:45 a.m.–4:30 p.m. at 608-240-5700.”