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: 4.17.2020

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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COVID-19 Daily Update: 4.13.2020

April 15, 2020

This 4.13.2020 WCA COVID-19 Update features a Q & A on notifying first responders, an updated Q & A on the county board organizational meeting and eligibility guidance for CARES Act funding.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 4.10.2020

April 10, 2020

The 4.10.2020 WCA COVID-19 features the cancellation of WCA District Meetings, information on the Legislature coming into session next week and an update from Governor Evers.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 4.9.2020

April 9, 2020

This 4.9.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update highlights the WCA COVID-19 Legal Resource page, as well as highlights updates from federal agencies

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 4.8.2020

April 8, 2020

This 4.8.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update includes calls to action for state and federal legislation, a Legal Update Q and A on DOL Final Regulations Implementing the FFCRA, and USDA Rural Development news.

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