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: 4.23.2020

April 23, 2020

This 4.23.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update includes a Q and A on an Act 185 update on property tax, DOR information on Act 185, and a fact sheet from FEMA regarding addressing PPE needs in non-healthcare setting.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 4.22.2020

April 22, 2020

The 4.22.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features a action alert on the CARES Act State Funding, a Q and A on CARES Act state funding, and newly released U.S. Treasury guidelines on the Coronavirus Relief Fund (Section 5001 of the CARES Act).

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 4.21.2020

April 21, 2020

The 4.21.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update highlights a call to action for county officials to contact Governor Evers and request an allocation of 30 percent of CARES Act state funding to Wisconsin counties, and discussion of Mid-American states collaborating on COVID-19 transportation strategies.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 4.20.20

April 20, 2020

The 4.20.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features a WCA letter to Governor Evers regarding the use of federal funding,

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 4.17.2020

April 17, 2020

The 4.17.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update highlights the work of Senator Tammy Baldwin calling for additional federal resources for state and local communities, information from the Office of the State Treasurer on the State Trust Fund Loan Program and a legal update on unemployment insurance benefits and work share programs.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 4.16.2020

April 16, 2020

The 4.16.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update includes information on the Governor’s extension of the “Safer at Home” Order, a Q & A on Employing Annuitants During the Public Health Emergency, and an interactive map of confirmed COVID-19 cases.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 4.15.2020

April 15, 2020

The 4.15.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily highlights AB 1038 getting signed into law, a letter WCA sent to our federal delegation urging support of counties in the latest COVID-19 package, and a Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center Map of COVID-19 cases.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 4.14.2020

April 15, 2020

This 4.14.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features the passage of AB 1038, the “State Government Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic,” as well as a release from WisDOT, “State and County Officials Reinforcing that Roadways Remain Open to Out-of-State and In-State Travelers,” and a Q and A on County Restrictions or Bans on Campgrounds and ATV/UTV Usage.

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