Wisconsin retailers will be able to reopen to five customers at a time under a new order from the Evers administration. The governor said the goal was to allow small businesses to “safely get back to work."
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services will release the names of nursing homes in the state with COVID-19 cases. The facilities are being named despite concern from long-term care trade associations.
A plan proposed for the University of Wisconsin System would consolidate duplicate academic major programs and share services such as information technology and human resources across campuses, except for UW-Madison and UW-Milwaukee.
With children out of schools and away from coaches, counselors and other adults who could notice that something's amiss at home, the number of reports to Wisconsin's Child Protective Services is down even lower than the typical summer slump.
Madison bartender Amy Moreland has been out of work since mid-March, when the brewery where she worked closed its doors because of the coronavirus. The federal CARES Act stimulus package includes an extra $600 per week for people receiving unemployment benefits.