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: 5.11.2020

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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COVID-19 Daily Update: 5.4.2020

May 4, 2020

The 5.4.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features additional COVID-19 testing in Wisconsin, a new interactive tool from RAND regarding public health and economic tradeoffs for COVID-19 related responses and a closer look at county employees across the country.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 5.1.2020

May 1, 2020

The 5.1.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features upcoming community testing events, an update on Wisconsin’s delivery of 230,000 N95 masks from FEMA, and an upcoming WCA webinar on FEMA’s Public Assistance Grant Program for COVID-19 Response.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 4.30.2020

April 30, 2020

The 4.20.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features a WCA webinar recording of Act 185 and Property Tax Implications, highlights of the WCA Legal Resource page and upcoming enrichment opportunities regarding FEMA’s Public Assistance Grants.

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