City Of Superior Follows Lead Of Douglas County’s Public Health Department During Coronavirus Concerns

SUPERIOR, Wis. – Over in Wisconsin, a third person has also been found with coronavirus.

We spoke with Superior city leadership about how they hope to battle the virus.

The city officials tell us they are following the lead of Douglas County’s Public Health Department when it comes to educating the community.

Superior Mayor Jim Paine says they are also working on being a good employer by protecting their 300 city employees.

He says city leadership will be looking at policies in response to keeping them healthy.

“We need to make sure they are safe and that their families are safe. We are going to look at human resource policies to make sure we can accommodate anybody that might get sick, so they can get healthy as quickly as possible and more importantly not infect anyone else,” said Mayor Jim Paine.

Superior Mayor Paine is asking the community to not panic.

He recommends people have a plan ready if families need to miss work or school due to a potential outbreak.

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