On July 30, 2020, Gov. Tony Evers declared a Public Health Emergency and issued an Emergency Order requiring individuals to wear face coverings when indoors and not in a private residence, with some exceptions as clarified and defined in the order. The order is effective at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, August 1, 2020, and will expire on September 28, 2020. Below is the Emergency Order #1 and frequently asked questions on face coverings.
On September 22, 2020, Gov. Tony Evers issued Executive Order #90 relating to declaring a Public Health Emergency. The new Public Health Emergency shall remain in effect for 60 days, or until it is revoked by the Governor or by joint resolution of the Wisconsin State Legislature.