WI Issues “Safer at Home” Order, Defines Essential Businesses

Compliance, COVID-19

This morning the Governor of the State of Wisconsin issued an emergency order putting “Safer at Home” rules in place for residents and businesses.

Emergency Order #12 includes detailed guidance for general safety, travel and defines industries which meet the definition of “essential businesses”. Included in the order is a list of industries that must temporarily close as a result of this order.

This order is effective on Wednesday, March 25 at 8am CST and will remain in place until Friday, April 24, or until a superseding order is issued.

Key Takeaway

This executive order is applicable to Wisconsin residents and places of businesses effective Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. Decision makers in your organization would be well served to thoroughly note how this order will affect your operations.

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