WCA Public Health Guidance; Supplemental 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.”
Temporary Restraining Order Prohibits DHS From Enforcing Emergency Order #3
On October 14, 2020, the Sawyer County Circuit Court issued a temporary restraining order that prohibits DHS and its agents from enforcing Emergency Order #3. Learn more and see the new “Supplement to Guidance: Enforcement of Local Health Orders Utilizing Process Set Forth in Administrative Code.”
Governor Evers Directs Department of Health Services to Limit Indoor Public Gatherings
On October 6, 2020, Governor Tony Evers directed Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm to issue Emergency Order #3 limiting public gatherings to no more than 25 percent of a room or building’s total occupancy.