Wisconsin’s Unemployed May Risk Their Health and Benefits

Yesterday, Public Health Madison & Dane County announced the implementation of a county-wide reopening plan called Forward Dane. It went into effect today and removed travel restrictions, opened tennis and disc golf courses, allowed businesses to prepare to reopen, and removed any criminal penalty for violating the county’s stay-at-home order. Dane County executive Joe Parisi told WKOW yesterday that it resembles the current statewide plan, but adapted for local use.

“It’ll be similar, but it’ll be specific to Dane County,” said Parisi. “Because, given the fact that we’re a different population, a smaller population, a different circumstance than the statewide numbers, it’ll be similar but we want to make sure that whatever we do makes sense for Dane County.”

But reopening will still be difficult...   ...more

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