Even as Wisconsin starts to take steps to reopen in the upcoming weeks and months, a Milwaukee medical leader says COVID-19 will remain for some time and social distancing will be a part of residents' lives for months to come.
With the demand for personal protective equipment, or PPE, increasing, companies throughout the state are ramping up production to help health care workers stay safe while caring for those with COVID-19.
The Fond du Lac County District Attorney's Office has filed criminal complaints against 10 people for allegedly violating the governor's stay-at-home order, designed to keep people sequestered to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Wisconsin law enforcement agencies are keeping their communities informed on how they plan to enforce Gov. Evers' stay-at-home order. Individuals who violate the order could face up to 30 days in jail and a $250 fine.
State officials estimate 25 percent of Wisconsin's child care centers preemptively closed amid social restrictions aimed at limiting the spread of COVID-19. That's left some 3,500 families working in jobs deemed essential struggling to find child care.