The City of Racine COVID-19 Update May 28, 2020
Confirmed coronavirus cases
- United States: 1,711,313
- Wisconsin: 16,974
- Central Racine County Health Department: 517 confirmed, 119 probable, 5,161 negative, 23 deaths
- City of Racine Health Department: 1,117 confirmed, 146 probable, 5,109 negative, 11 deaths
- Racine County total: 1,634 confirmed, 265 probable, 10,270 negative, 34 deaths
- Positive test percentage: 13.7%
Central Racine County and City of Racine Health Department
Information on the “Forward Racine” health order that provides requirements and guidelines for businesses and organizations in the City of Racine jurisdiction, which includes the City, Elmwood Park, and Wind Point, can be found HERE.
For guidelines for businesses and organizations outside of the City of Racine jurisdiction, please refer to the Central Racine County Health Department website HERE
City of Racine
The community testing site at Festival Hall (5 Fifth Street) in Racine continues this week. Testing is available:
- Today – Friday, May 29: 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
- Saturday, May 30: 11 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The City of Racine has updated demographic and COVID-19 count data which can be found HERE.
Businesses having trouble securing Personal Protective Equipment are invited to make a request through the Racine County Private Partner PPE program. Gloves, surgical masks, and hand sanitizer can be purchased (at cost) through the County’s program, subject to availability of those items.
Orders must be completed by noon Fridays for pick up on the following week. The pick-up location is the Racine County Ives Grove Office Complex (14200 Washington Avenue, Yorkville), and payment is expected at the time of pick up (cash, check, credit card). The order form and more information can be found here.
Any questions can be directed to Marley Uran at Racine Area Manufacturers and Commerce at [email protected] or (262) 634-1931. Please leave a message if there is no answer.
For Racine County updates on the COVID-19 outbreak, please visit www.racinecounty.com/coronavirus. The City of Racine coronavirus webpage can be found at www.racinecoronavirus.org. The Central Racine County Health Department’s COVID-19 page is www.crchd.com/covid-19.
For national information on COVID-19, please go to the Centers for Disease Control’s website:
You can also find current information on the Wisconsin Department of Health Services website, which has guidance that is updated regularly for travel, self-quarantine, and school districts, among other important information: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/disease/covid-19.htm.