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What is the Coronavirus?

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. There are many types of human coronaviruses, including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused by a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans. Current symptoms reported for patients with COVID-19 have included mild to severe respiratory illness with fever, cough, and difficulty breathing.

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A lot of decisions about how we respond today are being made each hour. As leaders, we have a responsibility to our organization, our co-workers, and our community.

We are faced with these decisions and how we choose to move forward will define our ability to lead and where our organization will stand.

Often in times of such uncertainty, we reflect on historical timelines of when we faced similar challenges. Many of our readers have asked how how they should proceed with their communication. Here is an introductory segment. As we move forward we will be providing free advice on marketing and communication for you. READ MORE

Latest COVID-19 Coverage

Two Individuals Recovered in Wood County

Wisconsin Rapids (OnFocus) Wood County Health Department released the latest numbers on Tuesday. No new cases were added and the health department informed the...

Gov. Evers Announces State-Operated Voluntary Isolation Facilities and Guidance to Aid...

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today announced the State of Wisconsin Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) is opening two state-run voluntary isolation facilities in Madison...

Take Advantage of Marshfield Public Library E-Sources

A library is a community place, so when Everett Roehl Marshfield Public Library was ordered to close its doors to the public, it was...

Marathon County’s Fourth COVID-19 Case Confirmed

First Case of Community Spread in Marathon County Wausau, WI (OnFocus) Marathon County Public Health Department is confirming today that a fourth person has tested...

Fourth Positive Coronavirus Case Confirmed in Clark County

Neillsville, WI (OnFocus) The Clark County Health Department (CCHD) is confirming that there is now a fourth positive case of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in...

A Community Hopeline Launches in Marshfield

Marshfield Community Hopeline is Available Marshfield, WI (OnFocus) Many people in Central Wisconsin who are facing the realities of the COVID-19 crisis are feeling overwhelmed...

Church Families Line Up To Support Local Heroes

Unity of Support for Local Heroes Marshfield, WI (OnFocus) This morning, families from Cornerstone Community Church, North Ridge Church, and Faith Fellowship in Marshfield displayed...

Third COVID-19 Case Reported in Marathon County

Marathon County Public Health Department is confirming today that a third person has tested positive for COVID-19. The person is currently isolated at home....

Wood County COVID-19 Patient Shares Virus Experience

Second Positive Wood County COVID-19 Case Shares Story At publish time, there are two confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Wood County, and OnFocus had an...

Gov. Evers Announces New Public-Private Partnership to Increase COVID-19 Laboratory Testing...

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today announced a new public-private partnership among Wisconsin industry leaders to increase Wisconsin's laboratory testing capacity for COVID-19. Prior...

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Double in 5 Days

Wisconsin (OnFocus) On March 24th, Wisconsin had under 500 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Wisconsin Department of Health Services released data on Sunday the 29th,...

Second Resident Confirmed Positive In Marathon County

Marathon County Public Health Department Confirms Second Case Wausau,WI (OnFocus) Marathon County Public Health Department is confirming today that a second person has tested positive...

Premier Printing’s “Hometown Heroes Honor Roll”

On March 26, we brought you a story that combines support for small business, caregivers, public safety officials, and a love for community. (P.S....

Marshfield Area Pet Shelter Adapts to COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, local animals still require rescuing and care, so Marshfield Area Pet Shelter (MAPS) has had to adjust their operations...

Uplifting Sidewalk Art Thanks Caregivers and Public Safety Officials

Marshfield, WI (OnFocus) More sidewalk chalk art is uplifting spirits in the community, this time at Marshfield Police Department and on the Marshfield Clinic...

Festival Foods Donates $200,000 to United Way Toward Community Relief

GREEN BAY, WISCONSIN – (March 27, 2020) – Skogen’s Festival Foods is donating $200,000 to be divided among United Way organizations in the Wisconsin...

2nd and 3rd Coronavirus Cases Confirmed In Clark County

The Clark County Health Department (CCHD) is confirming that there are now three positive cases of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in Clark County. The two...

Prevail Bank Temporary Updates Hours

Prevail Bank Updates Hours of Drive-Up Marshfield (OnFocus) With the recent Safer At Home order in Wisconsin, all Prevail Bank Drive-Ups will remain in service,...

Marshfield Clinic Health System Changes Hours

HOURS OF OPERATION CHANGING AT MARSHFIELD CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM LOCATIONS Marshfield (OnFocus) Marshfield Clinic Health System (MCHS) temporarily changes hours of operations. As part of...

Gov. Evers Launches Wisconsin’s COVID-19 PPE Program

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today launched an initiative designed to get more personal protective equipment (PPE), such as gowns, gloves and masks, to...

Second COVID-19 Case Reported in Wood County

Wisconsin Rapids, WI – Today the Wood County Health Department received notification of a second individual diagnosed with COVID-19. The individual is in their...

Wisconsin Department of Health Live Update – March 26

Andrea Palm, Secretary-Designee, addresses questions via Facebook about COVID-19 and actions taken by the State of Wisconsin. Wisconsin COVID-19 Test Results Test Results Number of People as...

Quality Roofing Donates PPE Inventory to Marshfield Clinic

Local businesses are coming together to support Marshfield's frontline healthcare workers. The latest business to donate their inventory of PPE gear is Quality Roofing,...

Burning Permits Suspended Effective 3/27

From Marshfield Fire & Rescue: Effective tomorrow, 3/27/2020, the decision was made to implement a suspension of all annual and special burning permits will...

The Facebook Journalism Project Announces First Round of Winners

The Facebook Journalism Project (FJP), the Lenfest Institute for Journalism, and the Local Media Association (LMA) are announcing the first round of North American...

Donate a Shirt in Honor of A Hometown Hero

Premier Printing Creates Custom Shirts to Honor Hometown Heroes To honor all those on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic, Premier Printing has designed...

Fees Waived For Wisconsin State Parks And Trails

Fees Waived For Wisconsin State Parks And Trails MADISON, Wis. - Gov. Evers' Safer at Home order (item 11.c) recognizes outdoor activity as an essential...

Wednesday, March 25th 2020 – Marshfield, WI

Historical Images of Marshfield During COVID-19 Marshfield, WI (OnFocus) Wednesday, March 25th of 2020 marks the first day of the Safer-at-Home order issued by the...

3/25 Wisconsin Department of Health Services COVID-19 Update

Wisconsin COVID-19 Test Results Test Results Number of People as of 3/25/2020 Negative 10089 Positive 585 Deaths 6 Number of Positive Results by County Wisconsin County Total Cases as of 3/25/2020 Total Deaths as of 3/25/2020 Bayfield 1 0 Brown 3 0 Calumet 1 0 Chippewa 1 0 Columbia 5 0 Dane 88 1 Dodge 3 0 Douglas 4 0 Dunn 1 0 Eau...

Local Print Shop Helps Provide Essential Services During Pandemic

This is a part of an OnFocus series celebrating small business during this time. If you have a story about a small local business,...