Emergency Orders - State

All Emergency Orders are on the Governor’s website here.

Gov. Evers declared a new public health emergency on Sept. 22, 2020 due to recent surge in cases among young people and issued a new face coverings order effective immediately. Executive Order #90 is available here. Emergency Order #1 (mask mandate) is available here. Both orders are effective immediately and will expire after sixty days or with a subsequent superseding order.

Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm Emergency Order #3 - Limiting Public Gatherings (PDF) FAQ (PDF) 10/06/2020

Governor’s Authority

The scope of Governor’s emergency powers does not include suspending statutes. Read more about the Governor’s emergency powers in this Legislative Council Information Memorandum on: AUTHORITY OF PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICIALS DURING A PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY