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Gov. Evers orders all Wisconsin Schools Closed

March 13, 2020 - 5:19pm
Governor Evers

This afternoon (Friday March 13) Governor Evers ordered all schools in the state closed. Governor Evers today ordered the Department of Health Services to issue an order to close all Wisconsin Schools. Under the order all Wisconsin schools must close by March 18. Nearly one million students in the state will be affected and sent home from school. Schools will remain closed until April 5 at which time the closing will be re-evaluated.

The following are from the press releases just received from Wisconsin DHS:

  • Frequent and thorough hand washing with soap and water;
  • Covering coughs and sneezes;
  • Avoiding touching your face;
  • Staying home when sick.

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