COVID-19 UPDATES FOR COUNTY OFFICIALS

As issues continue to develop and change at a quick rate with COVID-19, the Coronavirus, we at the Wisconsin Counties Association (WCA) are working alongside Governor Tony Evers, the Administration, the National Association of Counties (NACo) and our general counsel, von Briesen & Roper, s.c., (von Briesen) to provide the latest resources and updates to assist county officials during this unprecedented time.

Governor Evers Directs Department of Health Services to Limit Indoor Public Gatherings

October 6, 2020

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.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 8.3.2020

August 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.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 7.27.2020

July 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.”

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 7.17.2020

July 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.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 7.14.2020

July 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.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 6.16.2020

June 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.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 6.12.2020

June 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.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 6.10.2020

June 10, 2020

The 6.10.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features the LFB’s May 2020 General Fund Tax Collections, the State of Wisconsin’s Bureau of Correctional Enterprises new line of safe space products, and the Legislative Technology Services Bureau’s virtual training webinars.

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