The number of COVID-19 cases in northwestern Wisconsin continues to rise. Counties and tribes have been working together to provide recurring community specimen collection events / COVID-19 testing in our region.Testing/collection sites are being conducted on a first come, first served basis. The closest sites are listed below: ASHLAND COUNTY HIGHWAY GARAGE–39181 State Hwy 13,…

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On September 22nd, 2020 Governor Evers extended and updated the Emergency Order #1 that pertained to face coverings. This order includes clarified wording that a face covering must be worn in an enclosed space. “Enclosed space” means a confined space open to the public where individuals congregate, including but not limited to outdoor bars, outdoor…

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EMERGENCY ORDER #1 Relating to preventing the spread of COVID-19 by requiring face coverings in certain situations WHEREAS, on July 30, 2020, I issued Executive Order #82, declaring a public health emergency to combat the uncontrolled spread of COVID-19 throughout the State of Wisconsin; WHEREAS, on July 26, 2020, the President’s COVID-19 task force recommended…

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The Paycheck Protection Program reopened the application portal in July. The SBA has also extended the timetable to meet the payback requirements and loosened the payback application process. Companies who have not taken advantage of the program can apply no later than August 8th, 2020. For more information about the program please click here.

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