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414 W. Main Street Ellsworth, Wisconsin Phone: 715-273-3531

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County Buildings remain closed to the public until further notice.

The circuit Court remains accessible while all other departments are available by appointment only.

Please call ahead.


Where can I get tested for COVID-19?
For providers in the Pierce & St. Croix area click HERE.



Information about COVID-19

Pierce County Public Health is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation.

Pierce County Public Health Sees a Doubling of Positive Cases in a Week-Urges Caution 5-28-2020

Pierce County Public Health and City of River Falls Announce COVID-19 Outbreak in Apartment Complex

Public Health Advisory 05-15-2020

Call to Action 05-15-2020

Covid-19 Business Toolkit: Preparing to Reopen Safely, Responsibly and Confidently

COVID-19 Pierce County Wisconsin number of cases

CDC Mask Guidance COVID-19

Greenhouses and Landscapers Guidelines COVID-19

Food Resources during COVID-19

03/30/2020 Press Release

STAY at HOME Order

COVID-19 FAQ's 3.19.20

Why are we social distancing?

Managing Stress During COVID-19 03/18/2020

For all previous press releases please visit the Public Health's Publications and Data page.


Proclamation Declaring the Existence of a County Emergency Due to COVID-19
Click HERE for full proclamation.


Resilient Wisconsin provides guidance to Wisconsinites looking for tools and resources to stay mentally healthy during this unprecedented crisis.
Click HERE


In response to the Governor’s most recent order of “Safer At Home”, Pierce County Offices will be closed to the public with the exception of those necessary services effective Wednesday, March 25th at 8AM. <<Full Notice>>


Pierce County Rapid Emergency Notification System
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Click here to view information regarding flag-lowering orders issued by the President of the United States and the Governor of Wisconsin.



PiercePierce County, Wisconsin A Great Place to Live, Work and Play

Welcome to Pierce County’s website!
Pierce County is a special place.  It is home to more than 41,000 residents, good schools including the University of Wisconsin – River Falls, and some of the most productive farms in the state.  Pierce County is also home to beautiful natural spaces as well, with fish-filled lakes, rivers and streams and parks abundant with opportunities for rest and relaxation.
Pierce County is transforming itself with new capabilities for effective services to its citizens and greater-good decision making throughout the organization. We stay current with advances in technology and government to assure the best possible service to the public. We work in a culture of collaboration, learning from others' successes, and together, we anticipate and adapt to the rapidly changing circumstances and demographics, both globally and locally. With others throughout our county and region, we form a safe and thriving community.
We hope you find our website efficient and user-friendly.