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Brown County officials encourage wearing masks as COVID-19 numbers continue to rise

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Posted at 1:01 PM, Jun 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-29 15:56:31-04

After the state saw a spike over the weekend of new COVID-19 cases, Brown County authorities provided a new update to the public Monday.

During the update, multiple officials, including County Executive Troy Streckenbach, asked people in Brown County to continue wearing masks in public. Streckenbach used the phrase "personal responsibility" multiple times during the briefing.

Health officials in Brown County are urging caution, especially among young people. During Monday's update, health officials displayed a chart tracking coronavirus numbers in the county, which showed the largest percent rise in cases is among young adults (ages 21 to 30) during the months of May and June.

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Watch more of the briefing below: