Gov. Tony Evers has announced a new direct payment program for farmers and a $15 million initiative to help food banks in Wisconsin. The money comes from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.
Public health officials are urging people to act individually to help keep COVID-19 at bay. They're reminding people to continue washing their hands and to stay at least 6 feet away from others. And there's also a push for people to cover their face in public places like buses and stores.
The Wisconsin Elections Commission has delayed a final vote on a plan that would send absentee ballot request forms to millions of voters, with the Republican chair of the panel saying he wanted to narrow that list.
Contact tracing people exposed to COVID-19 is becoming increasingly important as Wisconsin starts to reopen, but what does the process actually look like? WisContext associate editor Will Cushman discusses how this public health effort is expanding around the state.