Public Health Investigation Underway At Lomira Nursing Home

(Dodge County) There are now 11 active public health investigations at various facilities in Dodge County, according to the state health department. Hope Health and Rehabilitation Center in Lomira joins Bedrock HCS at Beaver Dam, Waupun Christian Home in Waupun and Marquardt Health Center in Watertown currently being monitored by the state. Health officials say investigations are underway at a total of five long-term care facilities, five workplaces and one is at Waupun Correctional. While one confirmed case can trigger an investigation at a long-term care facility, two or more confirmed cases are needed to begin investigations at workplaces or group housing facilities, which includes prisons. Columbia County has two active facility-wide investigations; Fond du Lac County has 13; Jefferson County has 11; Washington County has 14.