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.

COVID-19 Daily Update: 6.5.2020

June 5, 2020

The 6.5.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features a WisEye Newsmakers discussing Wisconsin’s Courts as they prepare to reopen, NACo issue briefs and a survey to help NACo estimate the COVID-19 impact on the county workforce and county finances.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 6.2.2020

June 2, 2020

The 6.2.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features WCA Executive Director Mark O’Connell on Capital City Sunday discussing Safer at Home, a DHS web link for recovery numbers by county and a NACo webinar on administering an election during the COVID-19 crisis.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 5.29.2020

May 29, 2020

The 5.29.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features a joint letter from WCA, WALHDAB, WPHA and WHA to Governor Evers and Secretary Palm, WEDC’s Relief and Recovery Resources, and information on the 2020 WCA Annual Conference.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 5.28.2020

May 28, 2020

The 5,28.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features a NACo message urging county officials to contact their U.S. Senators, a DHS announcement of $10 million in funding for health clinics and a FEMA daily update.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 5.27.2020

May 27, 2020

The 5.27.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features the announcement of $200 Million “Routes to Recovery: Local Government and Grants” Program, as well as DWD April job numbers and a promotion from Motorola Solutions, Inc.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 5.26.2020

May 26, 2020

The 5.26.2020 COVID-19 Daily Update features an update on CARES Act funding, an announcement regarding housing at the WCA Annual Conference in September and information on how to apply to UW-Madison’s UniverCity Year.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 5.22.2020

May 22, 2020

The 5.22.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update highlights 2020 Census information, an announcement of $100 million for long-term care and other services, FEMA Daily Briefing Points and upcoming webinar opportunities.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 5.21.2020

May 21, 2020

The 5.21.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update highlights $50 million in relief for Wisconsin farmers, a video by Construction Business Group, “Constructing a Safe Wisconsin,” and an upcoming NACo Virtual Town Hall Meeting.

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