On Thursday, July 30, Governor Evers released Executive Order 82, which declared a public health emergency to combat the spread of COVID-19. Emergency Order #1 outlined the following related to face coverings in the state of Wisconsin:
Every individual, age five and older, in Wisconsin shall wear a face covering if both of the following apply:
- The individual is indoors or in an enclosed space, other than at a private residence; and;
- Another person or persons who are not members of individual’s household or living unit are present in the same room or enclosed space.
Face coverings are strongly recommended in all other settings, including outdoors when it is not possible to maintain physical distancing.
Please view the following documents for more information regarding this executive order.