First application, Non-Profit, and Second draw applications are being accepted for the PPP program. Guidelines and details are continuing to change, please visit the SBA website for additional information. https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options/paycheck-protection-program/first-draw-ppp-loans#section-header-6

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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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