COVID-19 Re-opening & Recovery Resources

Information to help you move forward

Resources to help you make your workplace and business safer for employees and customers

You are encouraged to bookmark this page and check back regularly for updates to guidelines and the addition of new industry documents.


With input from national and state health and industry experts and in partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, the Wisconsin Department of Tourism and our regional economic development partners, WEDC has compiled a series of industry-specific documents to help you get back to business while taking the necessary precautions to maximize safety. Following these guidelines will help us all get Wisconsin’s economy back on track.

The following additional resources and materials offer some best practice suggestions and solutions for ensuring a safe re-opening and successful recovery across our New North Region: Streetsense®

The WEDC created the below guide, ‘Rising to Challenges: Navigating Through COVID-19 In Wisconsin’. This guide is designed to serve as a repository of ideas, tips and best practices compiled from local, state and national resources to allow these communities to survive and thrive in light of current and rapidly changing circumstances.

The WEDC has shared a set of new guidelines that are quite timely for this time of year. In their continued collaboration with DHS, the WEDC developed both employer and employee mental health guidelines and have them posted here.

For employees:

For employers:


The WEDC, Regional Leadership Council and AuroraWDC created the COVID-19 CEO Leadership Series Webinars: Lessons Learned from WI CEO’s on How They are Managing the COVID Crisis and later the #Close the Distance Series, which features state business and health leaders on the latest medical updates, insights into how companies are adapting their operations to the COVID-19 pandemic, and how these best practice examples might apply to your business.

To watch these webinars click HERE!

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