COVID-19

Need a COVID-19 Vaccination or a booster?

The Wisconsin Department of Health has announced that vaccinators in Wisconsin may begin offering boosters for eligible people who meet the criteria listed here: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/vaccine-dose.htm

Note: Boosters have been authorized for those who have received two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine at least 6 months ago, or those who received a Johnson & Johnson vaccine at least 2 months ago.

Upland Hills Health will hold booster clinics to administer the MODERNA vaccine booster on Saturday, November 6, Saturday, November 13 and Thursday, November 18.
 
You must have an an appointment to receive a booster on these days. Please sign up below to secure your appointment. If you know someone who does not have internet access and would like a booster, please have them call 608.930.7224 and leave a message so that we may call them back to schedule an appointment. 

 

Need a COVID-19 test?
Do you live, work or see a provider in Iowa County?

An appointment is required. Testing is done at the UHH hospital campus, 800 Compassion Way, Dodgeville
Monday through Friday, 7:30 am- 1:00 pm and by appointment at UHH Family Medicine Clinics.

At this time, Covid-19 testing at Upland Hills Health is provided for people showing Covid-19 symptoms only. Community testing on weekends is NOT available at Upland Hills Health. Other COVID-19 testing locations are listed below.

  • If you have symptoms of COVID-19 that are mild: Call 608.930.8000 to be scheduled for a COVID-19 test. (If you reach our voicemail, be sure to leave your name and phone number. UHH staff will return your call to schedule a test.)
  • If you have symptoms of COVID-19 that are moderate and you need a clinic appointment to be seen: Call your primary clinic to discuss COVID-19 testing options.
  • If you DO NOT have symptoms but have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 or need testing for travel or activities, please pursue COVID-19 testing through another area testing location. Information about area COVID-19 testing locations is below:

Iowa County Health Dept.: Tuesdays and Thursdays 9 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
(608) 930-9870

Grant County Health Dept.: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
(608) 723-6416

Lafayette County Health Dept.: Mondays and Fridays 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
(608) 776-4895

Spring Green EMS: Sundays 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
327 Winsted Street – Registration is required. Register at springgreenems.com

Dodgeville, Platteville or Mt. Horeb Walgreens: 7 days a week 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Hartig Drug Platteville: Testing schedules are subject to change.
(608) 348-9771

COVID-19 testing at Upland Hills Health is offered to people who live, work or go to school in Iowa County, or those who have a local primary care provider. There is no age restriction. All test collections are nasal.

  • Due to increased testing, same-day appointments may not be available.
  • Consider signing up for MyChart to get your test results quicker.
  • Do not go to the Emergency Department to receive a COVID-19 test unless your symptoms are severe. The Emergency department is for people with symptoms or injuries needing urgent or emergent care. Thank you.

We are doing our part to keep you safe and healthy.

  • Processes at our entrances may change from week to week as COVID-19 cases rise and fall in our area.
  • Please come to your appointment early. Allow time for new processes taking place before your appointment.
  • Please bring a face cover from home. If you do not have one, we will provide you with one.

Visiting a patient?

  • Patients in our hospital are allowed two visitors per day.
  • Please check in at the main entrance.
  • Please do not visit a patient if you are feeling sick or have been exposed to someone who is COVID-19 positive.
  • Healthcare decision makers, support persons and visitors of end-of-life patients must follow all standard visitor guidelines. Anyone currently experiencing or who has recently experienced any acute respiratory symptoms; cough or shortness of breath, will not be allowed to visit or accompany a patient.

Clinic appointment?

  • If you are ill or have been exposed to someone who is COVID-19 positive, we may care for you in an alternative area.
  • In all Upland Hills Health facilities, please wear a face cover, and keep yourself 6 feet from staff and other patients.
  • Avoid crowded waiting rooms, please attend your appointment alone when possible. If you need help, one support person may come with you.

Together we will get through this.

  • Support local food pantries. Find a list of local food pantries on the Southwestern Wisconsin Community Action Program website. http://swcap.org/covid19.html
  • Donate your plasma if you’ve recovered from COVID-19. Visit www.bloodcenter.org, fill out the appropriate form and a patient services representatives will follow up with you.

Are you in crisis or struggling? You are not alone.

Educate yourself with ACCURATE information. Look to these reliable sources for information about the COVID-19 situation:

If you have questions or immediate needs related to COVID-19, you can: (Si tiene preguntas o necesidades inmediatas relacionadas con COVID-19, puede:)

  • Text (Texto) COVID19 to 211-211,
  • Visit 211Wisconsin.org, or
    Visita al 211Wisconsin.org, o
  • Call 211, Llame al 211

Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades: www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index-sp.html

 

We appreciate your ongoing efforts at masking, handwashing and physical distancing. Learn about the vaccine:

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GETTING VACCINATED

GO WHERE THE DOCTORS GO TO STAY IN THE KNOW–DOCTOR RESOURCES

Does my insurance work with Upland Hills Health?

It’s one of the most common questions our patient financial services experts get.

Most people are surprised to learn that Upland Hills Health works with a wide range of health plan and PPOs. We are an independent, nonprofit healthcare organization, always pursuing additional insurance carriers that service our communities.

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Most frequently used insurance plans:

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