Press Release

Barron County has confirmed another case of COVID-19. This brings the total for Barron County to four. The newest case had been in close contact with someone who tested positive. All four of the individuals are isolating at home.  

“Right now, there are four confirmed cases. While we are not sure how the first individual got sick, all the other cases have been in close contact with someone who tested positive. All four people have been able to remain home and care for themselves, said Laura Sauve, Health Officer for Barron County. “We knew COVID-19 was coming and have been working hard to prepare for it. Please help us by staying home as much as you can. You have the ability to make a difference for our community.”

There have been 303 negative tests in Barron County. The State is working hard to increase the ability to test. Each day more testing becomes available. Information on testing for Barron County is available on the on the States’ website:

Barron County Public Health continues to work with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, local healthcare providers and Barron County Emergency Management to limit the spread of COVID-19 in our communities.

For more information on COVID-19 call 211 or visit:

  • WI DHS COVID-19:
  • CDC COVID-19:

You can also follow Barron County Public Health or Wisconsin Department of Health Services on Facebook.

Last Update: Apr 06, 2020 11:42 am CDT

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