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: 3.26.2020

March 26, 2020

This 3.26.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update highlights a Zoom meeting with United States Senator Tammy Baldwin, as well as features the latest from Homeland Security, FEMA and NACo.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 3.25.2020

March 25, 2020

This WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features a von Briesen legal update, “Resolution for the Public Sector on “Emergency Responder” and “Health Care Provider Exemption from FFCRA, an update on a county and city officials joint conference call, Wisconsin Legislative Council issue briefs, and other updates.

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Important County COVID-19 Resources

March 25, 2020

This section of the WCA COVID-19 site contains sample templates, important state and local resources and links to relevant webpages.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 3.24.2020

March 24, 2020

This WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features Governor Ever’s Emergency Order #12 Safer at home, as well as State of Wisconsin agency updates and resources, a WCA memo on open meetings and a legal update from von Briesen on “Tax Provisions Impacting Government Employers Arising from FFCRA.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 3.23.2020

March 23, 2020

This WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features a von Briesen legal update on “The New Leave Entitlements Under FFCRA-Issues Unique to the Public Sector,” Governor Evers directing DHS to implement a “Safer at Home” order, a sample ordinance relating to self organization of counties.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 3.21.2020

March 21, 2020

This WCA COVID-19 Daily Update shares a legal update regarding the online voter registration extension to March 30, 2020.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 3.20.2020

March 20, 2020

This WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features our work with Governor Tony Evers and the Administration, discusses legal updates on spring elections, and shares an update from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from Region 5.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 3.19.2020

March 19, 2020

This WCA COVID-19 Daily Update includes information on Wisconsin County courtroom closures, FEMA process for public assistance for local governments, and an update on the Wisconsin Elections Commission meeting regarding the spring elections.

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