AARP Tax Preparation Assistance

The AARP Foundation will be offering tax preparation assistance for the 2020 tax season. If you would like assistance, please pick up a packet at the Community Center and follow the directions inside.

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Extreme Cold Expected This Weekend

The following is from the National Weather Service/Duluth, forwarded by Bayfield County Emergency Management. A period of dangerously cold temperatures and wind chills is expected this weekend into early next week, with continued risk for rounds of extreme cold over the next 3-4 weeks. We have high confidence that the coldest air of the winter…

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Medicare 101 Presentations

Medicare 101 Virtual Informational Meetings in 2021 The Bayfield County Elder Benefits Specialist, Marianne Johnson will be offering “Medicare 101” presentations for those who are approaching age 65 or who will soon be on Medicare. These presentations will introduce attendees to the basics of Medicare, as well as give you the information you need to…

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CANCELLED February 10 Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

The February 10 CFAP distribution has been CANCELLED due to weather. The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) is a temporary USDA program meant to assist anyone in need of food assistance and especially those impacted by COVID-19. Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank is distributing free perishable food boxes through a variety of distribution sites…

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Online Form to Register for COVID-19 Vaccine

The Bayfield County Health Department is allowing residents to register their interest in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine as doses become available. This registration is optional and does not guarantee an appointment for vaccination, but it will allow public health officials to contact eligible candidates for vaccination as appointments become available. Those who are high risk…

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DHS Newsletter on COVID-19 Response and Vaccine Progress

From the Wisconsin Department of Health Services: The Department of Health Services (DHS) has announced a newsletter the public can sign up for to get direct information about the COVID-19 response and vaccine rollout. Every Friday, a COVID-19 update newsletter will be sent via email to people who sign up to receive it. Registration is…

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Iron River COVID-19 Testing Dates

COVID-19 testing will be available for free at the Iron River Community Center (8275 E Mill St) from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the following dates: Friday, January 22nd Friday, February 5th Friday, February 19th Friday, March 5th Please click here for additional information.

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Financial Assistance for Property Taxes

If you are facing hardship and have questions about receiving financial assistance for your property taxes, the Wisconsin Department of Revenue has provided information on possible credits and sources of assistance. From the DOR: Three credits are applied directly to a property tax bill with the amounts printed separately on the bill: 1. Lottery and…

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December 30 Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) is a temporary USDA program meant to assist anyone in need of food assistance and especially those impacted by COVID-19. Through December, Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank is distributing free perishable food boxes through a variety of distribution sites throughout the Northland. Participants are able to pick up…

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