Please click here for up-to-date information from the Portage County Public Health Department regarding COVID-19.  Links to Portage County Daily Press Releases and county Health Department Situation Reports can be found in the ‘In The Spotlight’ box below.  If you have general questions regarding COVID-19 call 211.  


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Victim Information and Notification Everyday


The VINE network is operated by the Wisconsin Department of Corrections and tracks the release and custody status of inmates confined in Wisconsin jails (not the prison system).  This system can be useful to crime victims and others who may have a significant interest in knowing whether an individual is still confined to jail.

Information on VINE can be obtained by calling 1-888-944-8463 (toll-free) or going online to