WCA Public Health Guidance Released
The Wisconsin Counties Association has released “Guidance in Implementing Regulations Surrounding Communicable Diseases: An Analysis of Local Health Department and Local Health Officer Powers, Duties, and Enforcement Actions.”
COVID-19 Daily Update: 8.3.2020
The 8.3.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features daily DHS numbers, a letter to Wisconsin’s Congressional Delegation from county executives and a hotline for National Guard COVID-19 test sites.
COVID-19 Legal Resources/Sample Resolutions
Working alongside the Wisconsin Counties Association, WCA General Counsel von Briesen & Roper, s.c. has created a series of legal updates, some in a Q & A format, on various topics. As they are released, they will be added to this page.
COVID-19 Daily Update: 7.27.2020
The 7.27.2020 WCA COVID-19 Update includes the postponement of the 2020 WCA Annual Conference, the release of the Forward Analytics COVID-19 data tool, a call to action regarding the next federal relief package, and a link to the “Let’s Go Wisconsin-Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19.”
COVID-19 Daily Update: 7.17.2020
The 7.17.2020 WCA COVID-19 Update features a large coalition letter signed onto by WCA to our federal delegation requesting additional funding, DATCP COVID-19 Food Security Network Support Grants, and an updated Q&A on Routes to Recovery.
COVID-19 Daily Update: 7.14.2020
The 7.14.2020 WCA COVID-19 Update features a Q&A on Routes to Recovery, a “Wisconsin Counties” magazine web extra on broadband and upcoming NACo training.
COVID-19 Daily Update: 6.16.2020
The 6.16.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features a WCA interview with WEDC Secretary Missy Hughes on the We’re All In Small Business Grant Program, the release of a Forward Analytics Report on “Economic Activity in a Pandemic: Wisconsin Taxable Sales in March and April,” and a NACo story on the decline of local government employment.
COVID-19 Daily Update: 6.12.2020
The 6.12.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features WEDC’s We’re All in Small Business Grant Program, a NACo look at the county responses to COVID-19 in the area of human services and the State of Wisconsin’s Bureau of Correctional Enterprises new line of safe space products.