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After declaring a public health emergency on March 12 in Executive Order #72, Gov. Evers and state agencies have issued additional emergency orders:
Emergency Order #5 - Prohibiting mass gatherings of 10 people or more. (Supersedes previous emergency order banning gatherings of 50 people or more) Exemptions include: airports, government, health care facilities, office spaces, retail establishments and manufacturing, processing, distribution and production facilities. The order specifically closes schools, restaurants and bars.
Emergency Order #6 - Restricting the size of child care settings to no more than 10 staff and 50 children present.
March 18, 2020. Gov. Evers issues emergency order #7, waiving work search requirements for unemployment insurance, and emergency order #6, restricting the size of child care settings to no more than 10 staff and 50 children.
March 18, 2020. WEDC announces Small Business 20/20 grant program and requests funding for Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loans.
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