City of Racine COVID-19 Recent Update April 9, 2020 The Central Racine County Health Department jurisdiction is reporting the death of a female in her 90s from complications of coronavirus (COVID-19), the third coronavirus-related death in Racine County. Number of...
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Call your doctor: If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms, such as cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider for medical advice.
Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19
COVID-19: What Older Adults Need to Know
Older adults and people who have severe underlying medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to be at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19 illness.
- Stay home if possible.
- Wash your hands often.
- Take everyday precautions to keep space between yourself and others (stay 6 feet away, which is about two arm lengths).
- See also: What You Can Do
Message from the Mayor – City of Racine
Today, two City residents were confirmed to have coronavirus. I recorded the following video to give you an update on the situation.
As the econonmic impacts of COVID-19 are felt in the community, the City is doing what we can to help provide some relief. I am happy to announce the creation of a Small Businesses Emergency Fund and that we are lifting parking restrictions at meters, and delaying tax payments until April 30th. Please watch the video for more details.
Mayor Cory Mason addresses three effective ways that City of Racine citizens can safely cast their ballots for the upcoming April 7 election.
Racine Mayor Featured Guest on Radio Programs.
Racine’s mayor, Cory Mason, phones in to talk about what economic development looked like before the pandemic hit as well as what Racine is doing to keep citizens informed about the Coronavirus.
"Development Matters" Racine Mayor Mason Featured Guest on Radio Program Hour One
"Development Matters" Racine Mayor Mason Featured Guest on Radio Program Hour Two
Racine Mayor Featured on WTMJ AM
Racine Coronavirus News COVID-19
There is an ongoing investigation to determine more about this outbreak. This is a rapidly evolving situation and information will be updated as it becomes available.
Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that are common in people and many different species of animals, including camels, cattle, cats, and bats. Rarely, animal coronaviruses can infect people and then spread between people such as with MERS-CoV, SARS-CoV, and now with this new virus (named SARS-CoV-2).