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Identifying Critical Infrastructure During COVID-19

For more information about identifying critical infrastructure during COVID-19 please click here.

*Critical infrastructure is also referred to as essential services
Governor Tony Evers issued Emergency Order #12, entitled "Safer At Home", which orders individuals to stay at home unless they need to perform essential functions. This order became effective at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 and will remain in effect until 8:00 a.m. on Friday, April 24, 2020, or until a superseding order is issued. 

Click here to read Emergency Order #12 - Safer At Home

Brown County Public Health and Gallagher Announce PPE Drive

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 3/30/20
Contact: Jordan Dunn
 
GREEN BAY, WI — Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI), in partnership with the Brown County Public Health, today announced they would be running a Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) drive to provide individuals in Northeast Wisconsin the opportunity to donate extra PPE to Northeast Wisconsin hospitals and first responders. The drive will begin on Tuesday, March 31, and run as long as needed.
 
“Healthcare workers and first responders across Northeast Wisconsin work around the clock to keep us safe, and we should do all we can to ensure they’re protected from the coronavirus,” said Rep. Gallagher. “I’m proud to team up with the Brown County Public Health to give Northeast Wisconsinites an easy drop-off location that ensures their donations will go directly to the local heroes on the frontlines of this fight."
 
“We would like to reiterate Governor Evers statement,” said Ann Steinberger, Acting Public Health Officer for Brown County Public Health. “It is imperative that our healthcare workers and first responders have access to the equipment they need to remain safe and healthy while they care for our communities. Brown County Public Health is calling on companies, schools, and other establishments that may have unused protective equipment available in their facilities to donate whatever they can.”
 
Individuals interested in donating PPE should e-mail WI08donations@gmail.com or call our office at (920) 301-4500 to establish a drop-off time and location with staff. Donations of all sizes will be accepted at pre-determined times during the week. Further details will be provided to those who call or e-mail our office.
 
The PPE most requested by Brown County Public Health include:
  • Masks (N95 masks, P95 masks, N100 masks, N100 masks, HEPA masks, and P100 masks)
  • Medical gloves
  • Isolation gowns

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