NOTICE: City Buildings & Services Affected by COVID-19

All City of Oak Creek buildings, including the Library and Recycling Yard are closed to the public until further notice. More details here.
All playgrounds in Oak Creek are closed until further notice. More details here.
All polling places have been consolidated to the Oak Creek High School for April 7, 2020's Presidential Preference Primary and General Election. More details here.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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General Information for the Oak Creek Community 

COVID-19 (coronavirus) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus was first identified during an outbreak in China and has since spread to many other countries, including the United States.

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is actively responding to both the national and global outbreak.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is carefully monitoring the outbreak of COVID-19 in Wisconsin and the United States.

As of April 7, there are 35 reported cases of COVID-19 in Oak Creek, and 2 COVID-19-related deaths. The Oak Creek Health Department works closely with DHS to monitor the outbreak and is prepared to respond as needed. We are ready to implement public health recommendations in cooperation with local medical providers, schools, and other community partners as needed.

The City of Oak Creek has issued the closure of all playgrounds in the city, effective 7 a.m. March 22, 2020.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is advising: 

Symptoms of COVID-19 include:picture of coronavirus

  • Fever
  • Cough 
  • Shortness of breath

Additional COVID-19 resources:

Stay healthy by taking these preventative actions:

  • Wash your hands with soap and water often
  • Cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze with a tissue, sleeve, or your arm
  • Stay home if you are feeling sick
  • Routinely clean frequently touched surfaces
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick