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: 4.7.2020

April 7, 2020

This 4.7.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update includes a Wisconsin Election Commission update on election night procedures, WCA’s requests to the Governor and Legislative Leadership regarding COVID-19 costs, and a Legal Update Q and A on county travel bans for seasonal homeowners and out-of-state visitors.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 4.6.2020

April 6, 2020

This 4.6.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update focuses on Wisconsin and United States Supreme Court decisions impacting the April 7, 2020 election, as well as an updated Q and A for county employee unemployment insurance benefits under the CARES Act.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 4.3.2020

April 3, 2020

This 4.3.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update discusses Governor Evers calling for a special session on the spring election, as well as several legal updates.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 4.2.2020

April 2, 2020

The 4.2.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update highlights Federal Judge Conley’s ruling the spring primary election will be held April 7, as well as look into “Safer at Home” FAQs.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 4.1.2020

April 1, 2020

This 4.1.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update looks into Q&A for county payroll tax issues under the FFCRA and CARES Act, a LFB memo on state funding under the CARES Act, and CDC interim guidance on management of COVID-19 in corrections settings.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 3.31.2020

March 31, 2020

This 3.31.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features WCA’s Mark O’Connell on WisEye’s “Newsmakers with Steve Walters” discussing the county response to COVID-19, as well as a Forward Analytics report, “COVID-19 and Sales Tax Revenues.”

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 3.30.2020

March 30, 2020

This 3.30.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features a legal update on county board and committee meetings-compliance with open meetings law requirements during the COVID-19 public health emergency, DOL guidance on definitions of “emergency responder” and health care provider,” and updates from Governor Tony Evers.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 3.28.2020

March 28, 2020

The 3.28.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features the U.S. Department of Labor issuing guidance on definitions of “emergency responder” and “healthcare provider,” as well discusses Emergency Order #16 dealing with licensing requirements of healthcare professionals.

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