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: 4.28.2020

April 28, 2020

The 4.27.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update highlights a call to action requesting 30% of CARES Act state funding, the opening of some Wisconsin state parks and forests and the latest issue of NACo “County News Now.”

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 4.27.2020

April 27, 2020

The 4.27.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features a WCA action alert of our congressional delegation, a closer look at Governor Evers’ Emergency Order #34, and innovative COVID-19 communication tools being used in Sheboygan County.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 4.24.2020

April 24, 2020

The 4.24.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features the NACo Human Services and Education Committee memo on CARES Act, a Governing article on reopening the economy under COVID-19, as well as other updates.

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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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