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Honoring those impacted by COVID-19

A rendering of the new healing garden at Aurora Medical Center in Sheboygan County courtesy of HGA

To date, there have been 753 cases of COVID-19 in Sheboygan County, WI. Nine people have lost their lives. The numbers in our community may seem small compared to more urban areas, but the impact of the pandemic has been felt by us all.

“COVID-19 has been devastating, and it’s far from over. We want to honor and remember those who have been impacted by the virus, which is why we’re installing a temporary COVID-19 tribute and memorial plaque at Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center,” explained hospital president Dave Graebner.

The plaque will be placed in the current healing garden and will be moved to the new Aurora Medical Center in Sheboygan County in 2022 when construction is completed.

“It’s a small but meaningful way to recognize the enormous impact of COVID-19 – whether it’s a person who’s recovered, a loved one we’ve lost, or even to honor our brave health care heroes, who come to work each day risking their own health and safety,” said Dave. “Not one of us has been unaffected by this pandemic.”

How you can help

Our communities across Illinois and Wisconsin have all been impacted by COVID-19. You can honor a loved one and support local relief efforts here.

Your gifts provide equipment and materials that are vital for the safety of our frontline caregivers and COVID-19 patients. Your support also allows patients to talk with loved ones during times of intensive care treatments and provides counseling and group support to team members and patients.