Latest COVID-19 Coronavirus Updates and Resources

Latest COVID-19 Coronavirus Updates and Resources

In response to an unprecedented health crisis facing our state, on March 12, 2020 Governor Tony Evers issued Executive Order #72, relating to a proclamation declaring a health emergency in response to the COVID-19 Coronavirus.

COVID-19 is a virus that has not previously infected humans and information about its rate of spread and its effects is still largely unknown, which makes it incredibly important to be highly cautious in dealing with the current situation.

The Department of Health Services (DHS) issued an update on the work done thus far, the current status of COVID-19 in Wisconsin, and the steps being taken to keep families and communities safe.

The information in the below document is is current as of the morning of March 12, 2020. Note that is is a rapidly evolving situation, with updates and changes continuing to be issued.

The Department of Health Services will continue to provide the most up-to-date information regarding COVID-19 and you are encouraged to monitor the site for updated guidance as the situation continues to evolve.

You may also visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Coronavirus web resource page for more information.

Next Steps
Be assured as things continue to develop and change at a quick rate, we at the Wisconsin Counties Association are working closely with the Governor and his Administration to communicate the latest updates on COVID-19.

We encourage our county officials in this time of crisis to utilize the state resources available to them at the Department of Health Services to put in place policies and procedures to keep citizens safe. As always, do not hesitate to contact us at the Association at 866.404.2700.

County veteran services officers from across the state share how the federal PACT Act is impacting their work in the June 2024 Wisconsin Counties (page 20). @NACoTweets

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