Frequently Asked Questions
What should I do if...
...my employee tests positive for COVID-19?
...my employee needs to leave work to care for a sick family member?
...my employee needs to leave work to care for a child who is home from school?
...my employee doesn't want to come to work?
Please consult the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) recommendations for employers.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration also has information available including:
I own a small business. How do I apply for emergency grants or loans?
Please visit our COVID-19: Financal Resources page for links to state and federal resources.
How do I know if my business is considered “essential" and whether I need to close?
To determine whether your business or activity is considered essential under the Safer At Home order (Emergency Order #12 ), please read the order and the FAQ on Governor Evers' website. If your business or activity is not listed and you believe it should be, please visit https://www.wedc.org/essentialbusiness.