Wisconsin safer-at-home order extended to May 26. Schools to remain closed, golf courses may open
Governor Evers and, Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Andrea Palm have issued Emergency order #28 which extends the Safer-at-Home order until May 26.
Public and private schools will remained closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year, according to the order. Restrictions on public libraries and some businesses have been lifted.
Here is a list of what has changed:
- Schools: Public and private K-12 schools will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.
- Public libraries: Public libraries may now provide curb-side pick-up of books and other library materials.
- Golf Courses: Golf courses may open again, with certain restrictions.
- Non-essential Businesses: Non-essential businesses will now be able to do more, including deliveries, mailings, and curb-side pick-up. Non-essential businesses must notify workers of whether they are necessary for the Minimum Basic Operations.
- Arts and Crafts Stores: Arts and craft stores may offer expanded curb-side pick-up of materials necessary to make face masks or other personal protective equipment (PPE).
- Aesthetic or Optional Exterior Work: Exterior lawn care or construction is now allowed under as it can be done by one person.
- Local parks and open space: Local health officials may close public parks and open spaces at their descretion.
- Travel: Unnecessary travel is discouraged, including to second homes or cabins, and out-of-state
Salons and spas are to remained closed.
Emergency Order #28 may be read in full here: content.govdelivery.com/attachments/WIGOV/2020/04/16/file_attachments/1428995/EMO28-SaferAtHome.pdf