Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Get the latest information.

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Coronavirus 2019

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

At Gundersen Health System, the safety of our patients, providers and the community is our top priority. This page is intended to provide up-to-date news and information to keep you and your family safe and healthy.

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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Gundersen eases visitor guidelines

As Gundersen Health System continues its safe, careful approach to resuming in-person procedures and appointments, new visitor guidelines reflect these changes.

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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.

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We're available to consult with you via video

Though our daily lives have changed, the importance of maintaining your health and wellness hasn't. We are happy to begin delivering love + medicine online through Skype video calls.

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Gundersen offers drive-up lab services

Gundersen Health System is now offering drive-up laboratory services in La Crosse as a convenience for patients and to help system efforts for safety and social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Contact tracing and COVID-19

Not sure what contact tracing is? We cover the basics and how we support contact tracing to limit the spread of COVID-19.

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We're here and we're safe

We welcome patients to our facilities as we carefully resume our services. While our commitment to care has not changed, we've adopted new measures to keep you safe in our Hospitals and Clinics.

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On the frontline: Holly Anderson and Judy Hunter

When COVID-19 kept staff and patients from our facilities, we began working harder inside our Hospitals and Clinics. Holly Anderson and Judy Hunter are environmental assistants at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse.

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Coping with grief during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic changed routines, social interactions and our sense of safety. It is normal to feel sad about the changes.

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Frequently asked questions

Get the basics on what coronavirus disease 2019 is.