(Brown County, Wis.) – Governor Tony Evers today issued Emergency Order #12, entitled “Safer at Home” which orders individuals to stay at home unless they need to perform essential functions.

“Brown County is committed to preventing the spread of COVID-19, while providing support and resources necessary to the public,” says Streckenbach. “We already initiated measures to provide essential services while safeguarding employees and the public and will continue to do so.”

Executive Streckenbach also encourages all essential businesses and operations in Brown County to remain open, as per the Governor’s order. Organizations that remain open should use technology to avoid meeting in person, including virtual meetings, teleconference, and remote work. They should also maintain six (6)-foot social distancing.

Executive Streckenbach is asking and encouraging community members, groups, and/or businesses to donate personal protective equipment (PPE) to first responders and county critical response teams. They can do so by contacting ([email protected]).

The County Executive is also asking people to request an absentee ballot by April 2nd by contacting their municipal clerk’s office (https://elections.wi.gov/covid-19).

He is also asking for the public to call their neighbors and loved ones during this time of remaining at home. Finally, individuals are being asked to care for their own health by keeping a safe social distance if you are out in public, exercise, and maintain good mental health during this unprecedented time.

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