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Wisconsin Emergency Operations Center
MADISON - Dr. Darrell Williams, Wisconsin Emergency Management administrator, discusses PPE, COVID-19 testing sites and Alternate Care Facilities. View on YouTube
The Office of the Governor
MADISON—Gov. Tony Evers today announced a robust $1 billion statewide effort to support COVID-19 testing, contact tracing, acquisition of needed supplies, emergency operations, and resources for local communities throughout Wisconsin.
Christine Bellport, Wisconsin Emergency Management
MADISON, Wis. — A NOAA Weather Radio is an essential part of a severe weather safety plan and every home, school, business, and public area should have one. This Wednesday, May 6 is NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards Awareness Day in Wisconsin.
The Office of the Governor
MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today announced additional community testing events in northwest Wisconsin. The State Emergency Operations Center, Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), Wisconsin Emergency Management, and Wisconsin National Guard are working with local health departments to create community testing events in places with a known lack of access to testing or where additional testing is needed because of high rates of COVID-19.
The Office of the Governor
MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today announced that the State Emergency Operations Center, Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), Wisconsin Emergency Management, and Wisconsin National Guard are working with local health departments to create community testing events in places with a known lack of access to testing or additional testing is needed because of high rates of COVID-19.
The Office of the Governor
MADISON – Gov. Tony Evers today announced the another turn of the dial in expanding allowed operations for nonessential businesses, providing even more opportunities for businesses to get back to work in a safe and responsible way.
ReadyWisconsin
MADISON, Wis - Dr. Darrell L. Williams, Wisconsin Emergency Management Administrator, reaches out to Wisconsinites detailing his agency's efforts within the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) and resilience during COVID-19.
Andrew Beckett, Wisconsin Emergency Management
MADISON, Wis. — With severe weather season underway in Wisconsin, it’s essential that people reevaluate their planning and anticipate the effects COVID-19 could have on where they take shelter. While it is important to practice good social distancing, ReadyWisconsin encourages everyone to make sure that doesn’t prevent them from seeking safety during a severe thunderstorm or tornado warning.
The Office of the Governor
MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today directed Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm to extend the Safer at Home order from April 24, 2020 to 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 26, 2020, or until a superseding order is issued. The order implements some new measures to ensure safety and support the progress we've made in containing COVID-19, but also allows certain activities to start up again. The order is available here.
Christine Bellport, Wisconsin Emergency Management
MADISON, Wis. — As the state has moved to a virtual response to COVID-19 along with the rest of the country, Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) has adapted as well. Several staff members have transitioned out of the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) to work from the safety of their homes.
Andrew Beckett, Wisconsin Emergency Management
MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Tony Evers has declared April 13-17 Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week in Wisconsin, and ReadyWisconsin is encouraging everyone to take time this spring to talk about weather safety with their families. ReadyWisconsin, the National Weather Service and Wisconsin Broadcasters Association also encourage everyone in the state to participate in a Virtual Tornado Drill at 1:45 p.m. on April 16.
The Office of the Governor
MADISON – Gov. Tony Evers today announced that Wisconsin has been granted a major disaster declaration for the entire state of Wisconsin, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The declaration provides access to Public Assistance programs for all 72 Wisconsin counties and the state’s federally recognized tribes.
The Office of the Governor
MADISON – Gov. Tony Evers today sent a letter to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) requesting that the president issue a major disaster declaration for the entire state of Wisconsin, as a result the COVID-19 pandemic. The request covers all 72 counties and the state’s federally recognized tribes.
The Office of the Governor
MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today directed Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm to issue a Safer at Home order that prohibits all nonessential travel, with some exceptions as clarified and defined in the order. The order is available here.
The Office of the Governor
MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers announced today that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved Wisconsin’s request for small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic to access low-interest federal disaster loans.

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