Survey – Needs and Interest of Community Members in Response to COVID-19

Please take a moment to take our survey here on the impacts of COVID-19 in Waupaca County: This survey is designed to help various organizations in Waupaca County understand the needs and interest of community members in response to COVID-19.  The information gathered will be used to help family serving agencies in Waupaca County […]

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Food Safety in the Time of COVID-19: Survival of the coronavirus on surfaces

Studies have shown that the virus that causes COVID-19 can survive on surfaces for up to several days.  Is this cause for concern? A recent study from the National Institute of Health  noted that under laboratory conditions, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is stable for several hours to days in aerosols and on surfaces. Scientists found that SARS-CoV-2 was detectable […]


Waupaca Co. Connects

“Waupaca Co. Connects” is a networking space to cultivate hope to support and connect our community in response to COVID-19. Please join this new Zoom-based community made up of representatives from healthcare, education, non-profits, community services and more. We will come together to: Understand how the pandemic is affecting our community from different perspectives to […]

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Childcare Resources for Essential Workers

The Department of Children and Families (DCF) has compiled resources to help essential workers, providers, and families navigate the child care landscape during the COVID-19 crisis. Please check this out if you are considered an essential worker and are in need of childcare at this time.


Home Alone – Preparing Children for Self Care

This self-study for parents and children help prepare for safely staying home and making a family plan. These videos are for parents and their children who are getting ready to stay home alone.  Parents and children should watch the videos together and use the short activities after each video to discuss your plans to stay safe.  Click here for […]