Center Disease Control:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html General information from the CDC
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/guidance-business-response.html Interim guidance for businesses and employers to plan and respond to CO-VID19
Wisconsin Department of Health Services
https://content.govdelivery.com/attachments/WIGOV/2020/03/24/file_attachments/1409408/Health%20Order%20%2312%20Safer%20At%20Home.pdf Safer at home order from Governor Evers
https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/index.htm For information regarding high risk individuals, symptoms of illness, what to do if you think you are sick, etc,.
https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/employers.htm Guidance for employers
Department of Workforce Development
https://dwd.wisconsin.gov/covid19/public/ In response to the rapidly evolving public health emergency, DWD understands COVID-19 has raised many questions by individuals, businesses, and organizations. The link provides answers to frequently asked questions that relate to DWD’s services and information.
https://dwd.wisconsin.gov/covid19/public/wc.htm The Worker’s Compensation Division has provided the following information related to their programs and the effects of COVID-19:
https://dwd.wisconsin.gov/covid19/pdf/house-stimulus-bill.pdf Families first coronavirus response act
Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation
https://wedc.org/essentialbusiness/ A list of all essential businesses
https://wedc.org/programs-and-resources/covid-19-response/ WEDC COVID-19 resource page: This page is designed to provide the latest, best information.
https://wedc.org/programs-and-resources/small-business-2020/ Small business 20/20 The program provides funds to Wisconsin-based Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) to make grants to existing loan clients to mitigate short-term cash flow issues and protect jobs and public health in response to the Covid-19 outbreak.
https://wedc.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/WEDC_Response-to-COVID_19.pdf Strategies for small business to navigate COVID-19 outbreak.
https://www.gener8tor.com/emergency-response-program/wisconsin Gener8tor is hosting emergency one-week virtual programs for small businesses affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. These programs will feature daily webinars designed to identify, understand and help small businesses secure resources to withstand the current crisis. One-on-one office hours will also be available.
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Resources
https://www.wmc.org/home/coronavirus-covid-19-business-resource-center/ Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) and Wisconsin Safety Council continue to monitor the situation related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and are in contact with members, national partners and government agencies.
https://www.wmc.org/covid-19-update-webinars/ Updated webinars featuring Evers administration and cabinet
US Chamber of Commerce
https://www.uschamber.com/coronavirus-response-toolkit coronavirus response toolkit
How can you help?
https://covid19supplies.wi.gov/Donations WI is looking for companies, educational facilities and other organizations that may have personal protective equipment (PPE) that could be used in the state’s response to the COVID-19 emergency. The state appreciates donations, and is willing to reimburse large quantities of PPE at fair market value. Please fill out the below form if you have the specific items listed below. If you have less than 50 items of any of the below items, please consider donating to local health care organizations.
Donate blood there is a severe blood shortage, book your appointment here: https://www.redcrossblood.org/
https://www.channel3000.com/heres-how-healthcare-professionals-say-you-can-show-your-appreciation-for-them-right-now/ show your appreciation for your local healthcare team by following the link and sharing the image on social media
https://www.channel3000.com/virtual-tip-jar-helps-service-workers-during-pandemic-closings/ you can tip your favorite bartender/establishment through virtual tip jars
Support your local eating establishment by ordering take-out/curbside take-out
https://www.madisongives.org/about/covid-19 Here you can find updates about what MCF is doing in response to the pandemic, ways you can support the community, important resources for nonprofit organizations, and investment updates. We hope this will be a valuable resource for you – our donors, our fundholders, the organizations we help support, and our community.
https://www.unitedwaydanecounty.org/united-way-of-dane-county-covid-19-response/ Give to the Dane County COVID-19 Emergency and Recovery Fund to support those affected by COVID-19. 100% of the fund will be invested back into the community – United Way will not collect administrative support through this effort.
Where can I get assistance for my business
https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources small business guidance and loan resources including information on the EDLI loans
https://www.envisiongreaterfdl.com/resources-and-services/ For Fond Du Lac area businesses. Need money to get your business launched? Need some assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic? Envision Greater Fond du Lac can assist you in finding the right local incentives tailored to your business needs.
https://www.gofundme.com/small-business-relief-fundraisers?business=&location= Grants provided for small business in the Beaver Dam area
https://time.com/5810315/congress-coronavirus-bailout/ the coronavirus bailout explained
Where can I get assistance for my family or myself?
https://dwd.wisconsin.gov/uiben/apply/ Apply for unemployment
https://time.com/5810315/congress-coronavirus-bailout/ This article explains the coronavirus bailout recently passed by the Federal Government
https://www.medicare.gov/medicare-coronavirus Medicare wants to help you prevent coronavirus. Please follow the link to learn more about their resources.
For Mental Health Resources please check out NAMI
The Following information on “Essential Businesses and Operations Must Do The Following Under The Safer At Home Order,” was provided by Robert Proctor an attorney at Axley Brynelson LLP. , Madison Area Builders Association and Wisconsin Builders Association. Thank you for all the work you have been doing to help keep your members informed! If you are a builder or an affiliate of that industry and looking to stay up to date with the latest news in construction consider joining MABA or your local Builder’s Association chapter.
Essential Businesses and Operations Must Do The Following Under The Safer At Home Order
I am a restaurant….
I am a manufacturer…
https://www.nam.org/coronavirus/ NAM is in contact with federal officials who are overseeing the response to COVID-19.
I am a farmer..
https://www.usda.gov/coronavirus USDA resources for coronavirus
https://www.dairyforward.com/default.aspx Support for members during coronavirus
We will update as we receive more resources.