COVID-19 Resources for County Residents and Businesses

County Announcements

Closure of Washburn County Recreational Facilities - check for updates

Washburn County Remains Open with Limited Access - 03/24/20

Second Emergency Order from Washburn County Circuit Court Judge - 03/23/20

Washburn County Health Department Advisory to Seasonal and Second Homeowners - 03/23/2020

Update on Services in Washburn County - 03/20/2020

Safety Precautions for Staff and Washburn County Residents Due to COVID-19 - 03/19/2020

Resolution Declaring State of Emergency - COVID-19 for Washburn County - 03/17/20



For a full list of public health news releases, visit the Coronavirus Outbreak page and scroll to the bottom 

ABC for Rural Health: COVID-19 Health Care Coverage Referral and Service Guide

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Common COVID-19 Myths and Facts

Guidance for Cloth Face Coverings

How Masks Help

Mental Health Resources

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Alzheimer's Association Tips for Dementia Caregivers

Governor Evers Directs DHS to Extend Wisconsin's Safer at Home Order - 04/16/2020

First Case of COVID-19 Confirmed in Washburn County - 04/13/2020

Washburn County Health Department: Answering COVID-19 Questions - 03/26/2020

Gov. Evers Launches Wisconsin's COVID-19 PPE Program - 03/26/2020

Protecting Your Mental Health During COVID-19 - 03/20/2020

Ongoing Monitoring of COVID-19 - 03/10/2020


Resources for Families

WIC Program Updates - Washburn County

COVID-19 Childcare Request for Essential Workforce Families

Wisconsin Department of Children and Families COVID-19 Child Care Resources  

Wisconsin Department of Children and Families Map of Available Providers

How to Avoid Exposure When Living with Someone Diagnosed with COVID-19

How to Store & Wash Cloth Masks

Tips for Parents Using Child Care During COVID-19 

Community Agency Resources

Communication Card for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing

Community First Washburn County - Free Meals and Care Packages

Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

List N: Disinfectants for Coronavirous (COVID-19)

List N Tool: COVID-19 Disinfectants


Recovery Resources

Applications Open for $1.5 Billion in EDA CARES Act Funds to Respond to COVID-19 Pandemic

Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection (DATCP) COVID-19 Resources and Guidance

Department of Workforce Development, Wisconsin - COVID-19 Unemployment Information

Eligibility for COVID 19 Pandemic FEMA Funds - Private Nonprofit Organizations Fact Sheet

Face Coverings Fact Sheet

FEMA Public Assistance Program - Eligible Emergency Protective measures Fact Sheet

Governor's New Releases

Red Cross - Be Red Cross Ready

Red Cross - Coping with Sheltering at Home During COVID-19

Road to Recovery Grant

USDA COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide

USDA Office of Rural Development - Opportunities for Immediate Relief for Rural Residents, Businesses, and Communities

U.S. Small Business Administration - Small Business and Non-Profit Disaster Asistance

U.S. Small Business Administration Wisconsin District Office

U.S. Small Business Administration - Get Local Assistance

UW Institute for Business & Entrepreneurship COVID-19 Resources

Veterans Business Outreach Center at the Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation

Washburn County Economic Development Corporation - Resources for Small Businesses in Distress

Western Dairyland Business Centers

Wisconsin COVID-19 Supplies and Resources - Offer and Request

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation COVID-19 Business Resources

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation - Essential Businesses

Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SCBD) COVID-19 Resources

Wisconsin Small Business Development Center - SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Assistance

Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation COVID-19 Resources


Governor's Emergency Orders

Press Releases from the Governor's Office - ongoing updates

Learn more about Badger Bounce Back

Safer at Home FAQs - 04/27/2020

#35: Relating to the Department of Health Services and Department of Safety and Professional Services - 05/03/2020

#34: Interim Order to Turn the Dial - 04/27/2020

#33: Department of Revenue Administrative Rule Suspensions - 04/23/2020

#32: Relating to the Operation of the Alertnative Care Facility04/23/2020

#31: Badger Bounce Back -04/20/2020

#30: Department of Natural Resources Administrative Rule Suspesions - 04/17/2020

#29: University of Wisconsin System Administrative Rule Suspensions - 04/17/2020

#28: Safer at Home Order - 04/16/2020

#27: Related to Joint Effort Marketing Administered by the Department of Tourism - 04/15/2020

#26: Relating to Department of Children and Families Administrative Rule Suspensions - 04/14/2020

#25: Relating to Addtional Safety Measures Related to the Department of Workforce Development (DWD) and Migrant Labor Camps - 04/14/2020

#24: Relating to the Department of Transportation Emergency Overweight Commodity Permits - 04/10/2020

#23: Related to the Department of Veterans Affairs Assistance to Needy Veterans Program - 04/10/2020

#22: Related to Certain Timelines Established by the Department of Safety and Professional Services - 04/09/2020

Executive Order #74: Relating to Suspending In-Person Voting on April 7, 2020, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic - 04/06/2020

#21: Relating to the Department of Health Services Administrative Rule Suspensions and Order - 04/03/2020

#20: Relating to Modification of Emergency Order #16 - 04/03/2020

Executive Order #73: Relating to a Special Session of the Legislature to Provide for an All-Mail Spring Election and Special Election for the 7th Congressional District during the COVID-19 Pandemic - 04/03/2020

#19: Appropriate Use of COVID-19 Information by Law Enforcement Agencies, First Responders, and Public Safety Workers - 04/03/2020

#18: Department of Children and Families Administrative Rule Suspensions - 03/31/2020

#17: Department of Natural Resources Administrative Rule Suspension - 03/27/2020

#16: Relating to Certain Health Care Providers and the Department of Safety and Professional Services Credentialing - 03/27/2020

#15: Temporary Ban on Evictions and Foreclosures - 03/27/2020

#14: Relating to Extending the DoT Emergency Permits to Assist with Grocery Supply Efforts - 03/27/2020

#13: Order to the Department of the Workforce Development Regarding Minor Work Permits - 03/27/2020

#12: Safer at Home Order - 03/24/2020

#11: Public Service Commission Administrative Rules Suspensions - 03/22/2020

#10: Department of Public Instruction Administrative Rule Suspension and Emergency Orders - 03/21/2020

#9: Order to the Department of Corrections - 03/20/2020

#8: Updated Mass Gathering Ban - 03/20/2020

#7: Order to the Department of Workforce Development Regarding Unemployment Insurance - 03/18/2020

#6: Order Restricting the Size of Child Care Settings - 03/18/2020

#5: Order Prohibiting Mass Gatherings of 10 People or More - 03/17/2020

#4: Order Prohibiting Mass Gatherings of 50 People or More - 03/16/2020

#3: Order for Department of Children and Families Administrative Rule Suspension and Emergency Orders- 03/15/2020

#2: Order for Department of Transportation Permits to Assist with Grocery Supply Efforts - 03/14/2020

#1: Order for Statewide School Closure - 03/12/2020

Executive Order #72: Declaring Health Emergency in Response to COVID-19 - 03/12/2020


Other Resources and News

Hunger Task Force: Support the Wisconsin Dairy Recovery Partnership - 04/15/2020

2-1-1 Wisconsin COVID-19 Information and Resources

State Agency Responses

University of Wisconsin System Coronavirus Prepareness

Washburn County Tourism Local Business COVID-19 Updates

Wisconsin's adjutant general discusses the role of the WI National Guard in the State's COVID-19 response - 03/20/2020

Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs News Releases - ongoing updates