UPDATE: review the visitor restrictions before coming in.

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we're a community in crisis

Your actions write our future

The COVID-19 pandemic has breached emergency levels in Gundersen Health System's service areas. Cases are surging, hospital capacity and staffing levels are stressed, and patients are losing their battle against the virus.

The crisis is here and will worsen if we all don't act to control the spread. 

Do your part

If you are feeling sick, we ask that you please CALL before you come in. Start by calling your primary care provider. For after-hours questions and care, please call our Telephone Nurse Advisors at (608) 775-4454 or (800) 858-1050

During this unprecedented time, as you can imagine, our staff is fielding many calls on a variety of illnesses, including COVID-19. We greatly appreciate your patience as we work as quickly as possible to meet your needs.

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Feeling ill? Here's what to do next.

If you're feeling ill, please help us protect our patients, staff and community amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic by contacting us before you come in.

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COVID-19 pandemic worsens in Gundersen Health System's service area

The COVID-19 pandemic has breached emergency levels in Gundersen Health System's service areas and the crisis will worsen if communities don't act now to control the spread.

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Have questions about COVID-19 testing?

We have the answers to questions you may have on COIVD-19 testing.

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How to prevent unnecessary deaths

Our infectious disease expert, Todd Kowalski, MD, discusses hospitalizations rates, bed capacity, and how important it is to avoid large gatherings, mask-up, wash-up, and socially distance.

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Gundersen visitor guidelines (updated Nov. 10)

Due to significant community spread of COVID-19 and to ensure the health and safety of patients and staff, the visitor guidelines have changed.

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Gundersen offers safe, convenient new drive-up lab location

After a successful test-run on the La Crosse Campus, Gundersen Lab Services is ready to go with a new, more permanent drive-up location.

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4 flu shot myths debunked

One of the best ways to keep you and your family safe during flu season is by getting a flu shot.

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Ideas for household holiday celebrations

As it becomes increasingly more important to not celebrate the holidays with anyone outside of your household, this year is a great opportunity to develop new family traditions.

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Frequently asked questions

Get the basics on what coronavirus disease 2019 is.

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Bring your own face coverings

Beginning the week of April 27, we request that you bring your own cloth face covering and wear it for the duration of your visit at all Gundersen locations. We cover some frequently asked questions about face coverings.

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Help reduce the spread of COVID-19

With no vaccine to prevent COVID-19, at this time, it is now more important than ever to take these steps to prevent the spread of this virus.