Governor Evers Declares New Public Health Emergency
Issues New Face Covering Order
September 24, 2020
On Tuesday, September 22, 2020, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers declared a new public health emergency in Wisconsin due to recent surge in cases among young people, and also issued a new face coverings order effective immediately.
“We continue to learn more about this virus, but what we do know is that we are facing a new and dangerous phase of the COVID-19 pandemic here in Wisconsin,” said Gov. Evers. “We are seeing an alarming increase in cases across our state, especially on campus. We need folks to start taking this seriously, and young people especially—please stay home as much...