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La Crosse County, WILa Crosse Tribune

Delta variant cases more than double statewide since Friday

Coronavirus cases attributed to the Delta variant continue to rise in Wisconsin, with over double the number from just a few days ago. On Friday, the state was at 147 confirmed infections from the strain, which has rapidly spread throughout the U.S. and other countries. On Tuesday, Delta cases had reached 373 statewide, per the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene, an increase of over 153%.
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Caledonia, MNhometownsource.com

Kenny Allen Denstad

Kenny “Henry” Allen Denstad was born March 4th, 1966 to Lee and Evelyn (Schulze) Denstad. He was born in Caledonia, Minnesota and grew up in Sheldon, Minnesota. Even though he fought like the Viking he is, he sadly lost his battle to cancer on Wednesday, July 28th, 2021 at Tweeten Care Center surrounded by his family.
Adams County, WInbc15.com

Adams Co. community prepares for possible COVID-19 surge

ADAMS COUNTY, Wis. (WMTV) - The Adams County community is preparing for a possible COVID-19 surge due to the Delta variant. According to officials at Gundersen Health System, the Delta variant has had an impact on Adams County over the last month. Gundersen Health has seen 11 positive COVID-19 cases in the past 10 days, as well as an increase in demand for COVID-19 testing.
Valdosta, GAvaldostaceo.com

Dr. Bandhakavi Joins SGMC Pulmonology

South Georgia Medical Center is pleased to announce Vijay Bandhakavi, MD, pulmonary critical care, has joined SGMC Pulmonology. SGMC Pulmonology is part of the SGMC Physician Network, which is the most comprehensive multi-specialty group in the region. Dr. Bandhakavi comes to Valdosta from La Crosse, Wisconsin, where he acted as...
Public HealthLa Crosse Tribune

Unvaccinated? You can end the pandemic

If you are among the roughly one-third of area adults who have not yet been vaccinated against COVID-19, this message is for you. We share this message not as leaders of our local healthcare systems, but as doctors with a combined experience of more than 60 years who have dedicated our careers to keeping you healthy.
Ohio StateLa Crosse Tribune

Ohio residents injured after Winona County motorcycle crash

Two people were injured after a motorcycle crash Thursday in Winona County. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a vehicle operated by Graham Kyle Brooks, 38, Lewis Center, Ohio, was eastbound on Interstate 90 when his motorcycle struck debris in the roadway and crashed. Brooks, and a passenger, Shannon Michelle...
La Crosse, WInews8000.com

La Crosse area health care workers push to reach unvaccinated

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) — As the Delta variant becomes an increasing concern, places like Gundersen Health System and St. Clare Health Mission in La Crosse are working to reach the unvaccinated population. The Wisconsin Department of Health reported Wednesday that 51.6% of Wisconsinites received at least one dose of...

Travel safety reminders during busy travel season

UNDATED (WKBT) – Overseas travel restrictions will remain in place amid the spread of the delta variant. The Biden administration says it has no plans to lift restrictions on travel from the U-K and more than two dozen other countries. The U.S. currently bars entry for most non-U.S. citizens who...
Decorah, IADecorah Public Opinion

Fair Fun Run results

The 29th annual Decorah Parks and Recreation Fair Fun Run sponsored by Deco Products Company, Gundersen Health System, Oneota Valley Family Eye Care, Prairie Lakes Church, Stanley Engineered Fastening and the Family Table, was held on Saturday, July 17 with 90 people participating. The overall male champion in the 3-mile...
La Crosse, WILa Crosse Tribune

WARM students, Gundersen staff engage in rural disaster training

Medical students underwent emergency training Saturday morning in rural La Crosse, practicing disaster skills. Wisconsin Academy for Rural Medicine students, representatives from Gundersen Health System, GundersenAIR staff and area rescue teams rotated through different scenarios on farm land in Kearns Court, building on Friday training at Gundersen’s Integrated Center for Education.