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Gov. Evers Declares Public Health Emergency

Governor Evers Confirms Two Deaths in Wisconsin From COVID-19

Governor Tony Evers
March 20, 2020

Late yesterday Governor Tony Evers confirmed that two COVID-19 patients in Wisconsin have died. 

Gov. Evers Declares Public Health Emergency

Gov. Evers
March 12, 2020

Governor Evers has declared a public health emergency in Wisconsin. This declaration will free up state funds for slowing the spread of the novel coronavirus.  Evers signed an executive order making the Department of Health Services the official agency to manage the ongoing crisis. The declaration also makes it possible to activate the National Guard, and charges DATCP with enforcing laws against price gouging. 

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