County Health and Safety Practices During the Pandemic
COVID-19 Health Screening Policies and Procedures Administrative Order 20-17v3 (Effective 12/1/2020)
This Administrative Order defines circumstances when individuals should be screened for COVID-19 Symptoms and Exposures and establishes procedures for conducting such screening.
Visitor Health Screening Questionnaire
Frequently Asked Questions
Universal Face Mask Policy and Procedure Administrative Order 20-14v3 (Effective 10/19/2020)
This order outlines expectations for all Milwaukee County employees, contractors, vendors, volunteers, service users, visitors, the general public and all others entering or working in Milwaukee County facilities and grounds to wear a face mask.
Social Distancing Administrative Order 20-4v1 (Effective 3/16/2020)
This order provides guidelines for social distancing in the workplace for employees who are not able to telework because of the nature of their work or an equipment barrier to teleworking.
Responding to Confirmed Cases, Symptoms and Exposure to COVID-19 Administrative Order 20-7v4 (12/1/2020)
This administrative order provides guidance to follow when responding to individuals with confirmed cases, with symptoms, and with exposure through close contact with COVID-19.
Critical Infrastructure Employees Guide
Confirmed Cases Guide
Uses and Priority of Face Masks and Respirators (4/23/2020)
This order provides countywide guidance for how priority of supply will be determined by the County Emergency Operations Center, as administered by the County Wide Procurement Team.
County Work Practices During the Pandemic
Telework Administrative Order 20-3v1 (Effective 6/30/2020)
This order addresses employee travel while on County business and employee personal travel. In general it follows recommendations from the federal Centers for Disease Control (CDC) for travel inside and outside the United States. Version 3 of Administrative Order 20-2v2 has been materially updated with regard to quarantine expectations for employees who travel.
2021 Expanded Paid Sick Leave Administrative Order 21-1v1 (Effective 1/1/21)
Effective January 1, 2021, Milwaukee County employees will have access to a new Expanded Paid Sick Leave (EPSL) Bank to cover time off of work due to COVID-19-related quarantine or illness. The new bank is designed to keep our employees and those we serve safe by allowing employees to stay home when they need to quarantine or are ill because of COVID-19.
Travel Administrative Order 20-2v4 (Effective 12/14/2020)
This order addresses employee travel while on County business and employee personal travel. In general it follows recommendations from the federal Centers for Disease Control (CDC) for travel inside and outside the United States.
COVID-19 Risk Recognition Pay Administrative Order 20-16v5 (Effective 1/1/2021)
Milwaukee County recognizes that certain employees are likely to perform job duties that involve high or very high occupational exposure risks to COVID-19. Accordingly, Milwaukee County will provide additional compensation in the form of Risk Recognition Pay (RRP) to employees for time spent performing job duties that fall into the High Exposure Risk or Very High Exposure Risk categories (see Section I for definitions).
County Operations During the Pandemic
Service Risk and Re-Opening Requirements Administrative Order 20-13v5 (Effective 11/17/2020)
This order establishes the Minimum Requirements for operational risk mitigation and reopening standards, as well as the governance for reopening planning and service opening decisions.
Reopening Planning Template
Fiscal Actions Administrative Order 20-9v3 (Effective 9/29/2020)
This order outlines fiscal actions necessary for Milwaukee County to serve the community.
Contracting Procedures During COVID-19 Public Health Crisis Administrative Order 20-11v1 (Effective 4/10/2020)
This order provides guidance to ensure that financial resources are preserved for public health and mission critical functions, to ensure that vendors working on behalf of the County are following current pandemic-related risk management practices, and to prepare for reopening of all government services.
Milwaukee County Outdoor Sports Guidance (Effective 9/21/2020)
This document provides guidance for any organization, group or league wanting to participate in outdoor sports on Milwaukee County playing fields and spaces.
State and County Proclamations About the Pandemic
Governor's Executive Order Declaring a Health Emergency in Response to the COVID-19 Coronavirus
On March 12, 2020 Governor Tony Evers issued a proclamation declaring a state public health emergency due to COVID-19.
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele Issues Proclamation About COVID-19
On March 13, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele issued a proclamation declaring a local public health emergency due to COVID-19.