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: 5.14.2020

May 14, 2020

The 5.14.202 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features information on the Supreme Court Ruling, with “Considerations for Counties,” a link to a Wisconsin Legislative Council Memo that highlights all executive and emergency orders, the Baker Tilly introduction of R3, and procurement opportunities for counties through Omnia Partners.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 5.13.2020

May 13, 2020

The 5.13.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update highlights the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling in Wisconsin Legislature v. Palm, declaring safer at home as “unlawful, invalid and unenforceable.”

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 5.12.2020

May 12, 2020

The 5.12.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features a DWD update for reimbursable employers, information for a NACO call tomorrow, the latest “NACo County News Now” and how you can participate in National Police Week.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 5.11.2020

May 11, 2020

The 5.11.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features Emergency Order #36, the release of new county sales tax estimates from Forward Analytics, and the report issued by the Rebound Racine County Task Force.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 5.8.2020

May 8, 2020

The 5.8.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features county revenue considerations, including new county sales tax estimates, newly released best practices and safety guidelines for Wisconsin businesses and PPE purchasing information from Omnia Partners.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 5.7.2020

May 7, 2020

The 5.7.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features information on a NACo webinar, a new DHS online tool for accessing COVID-19 sites, FEMA daily numbers, and PPE purchasing options for KN95 and 3 ply masks through Omnia Partners.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 5.6.2020

May 6, 2020

The 5.6.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features a County and Municipal Leadership call featuring Congressman Kind, Tourism Secretary Meaney and MCW President/CEO Dr. Raymond, DHS FAQs, and the FEMA Daily Briefing Points.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 5.5.2020

May 5, 2020

The 5.5.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update highlights the webinar for FEMA’s Public Assistance Grant Program for COVID-19 Response, the DHS announcement of hospital metrics for Badger Bounce Back and a Waukesha County plan to increase COVID-19 testing with three-day drive thru test site.

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