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Posted on: March 9, 2020

Coronavirus - COVID-19


City of Ashland general conduct ordinance

On August 4, 2020, the Ashland City Council approved an amendment to Chapter 201, Ashland City Ordinances, General Conduct, to address face covering requirements during the COVID-19 Pandemic within the City of Ashland. As stated in Ch. 201.35(b), "While indoors in any commercial business or City office, and in an Outdoor Space that is open to the general public, all customers, employees, and any other occupants or users of such area shall wear a face covering." Review the full version for definitions, exceptions and enforcement of Public Health Orders. 

Gov Tony evers announces safer at home order

On March 24, 2020 Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers ordered a SAFER AT HOME order for all Wisconsin residents, businesses, community organizations and governments, to take immediate action to reduce further spread of VOCID-19. Chose the links below to review the order and for answers to common frequently asked questions.

Gov. Evers Executive Order #95 - State of Public Health Emergency

Safer at Home Emergency Order #12

Safer At Home Order FAQ

for local updates, here are the county health departments in the 74th assembly district:

About covid-19

There is currently no vaccine to prevent COVID-19 so the best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed. Recommended everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases, include:

•    Avoid close contact with people who are sick

•    Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth

•    Stay home when you are sick

•    Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash

•    Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe

•    Wash your hands often, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing

•    Get plenty of sleep, be physically active, manage your stress, drink plenty of fluids and eat nutritious food.

For the most up to date news and information, follow the Wisconsin Department of Health Services at

Also use the following important list of links from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  



Travel Information

Frequently Asked Questions

Wisconsin Department of Public Health Services
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