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Gov. Evers Says Stay Home And Wash Your Hands

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Gov. Tony Evers Saturday delivered a short message to state residents: stay home.

Below is the press release and a link to Evers message via YouTube.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 21, 2020

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today reminded Wisconsinites to follow the guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), urging the public to stay home as much as they are able to help protect the health and safety of Wisconsin's healthcare workers.

Gov. Evers' video message to Wisconsinites can be found here, and is available on both his Twitter and Facebook pages.

People should follow simple steps to prevent illness and avoid exposure to this virus including:

  • Frequent and thorough hand washing with soap and water;
  • Covering coughs and sneezes;
  • Avoiding touching your face;
  • and Staying home.

This is a rapidly evolving situation and we encourage you and the public to frequently monitor the DHS website for updates, and to follow @DHSWI on Facebook and Twitter, or dhs.wi on Instagram. Additional information can be found on the CDC website.

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