The Manitowoc County Health Department defines "recovered" as being 30 days since the individual tested positive, and has not resulted in death.
Re-Opening Roadmap Updated by Mayor Justin M. Nickels:
On Monday, October 16th, 2020, the Common Council approved an extension of the resolution requiring masks to be worn in all city-owned facilities. The resolution 20-1128 (Resolution Extending the Mask Requirement in City Buildings) extension was signed by Mayor Justin M. Nickels on October 17th, and has been extended through December 31st, 2020.
* City Hall is fully open as of Tuesday, September 8th, 2020.
* Masks are required for everyone entering City Hall as of July 27th, 2020.
Life Safety Division:
* Contractors are strongly encouraged to utilize email, phone or video conferencing for inspector questions.
* Inspections still being informed and can be scheduled by calling (920) 686-6940.
Lincoln Park Zoo:
* Winter Hours beginning November 1st
* Monday - Saturday: 7a.m. - 3p.m.
* Closed Sunday
* Big Red Barn closed for the 2020 season
* Education Building closed until further notice
Manitowoc Fire Rescue Department:
* Currently no public education or station tours are being held.
* Company fire inspections are currently being performed at commercial and mercantile properties.
Manitowoc Municipal Court:
* Masks are required for anyone attending in person court
* For more information about operations for Municipal Court, click here
Manitowoc Police Department:
* Masks are required for anyone entering the Police Department
Manitowoc Senior Center:
* The Manitowoc Senior Center will be closed from Friday, December 4th, 2020 through Friday, December 11th, 2020, with the earlies potential re-opening date of Monday, December 14th, 2020. Stay tuned for updates.
Maritime Metro Transit:
* Limit of 15 people per bus, plus the driver
* No fares are being charged through 2020
* Rear door entry only
* The lobby remains closed
* Masks are required
Manitowoc Public Library:
* Curbside pickup services only, effective Monday, October 19th.
* Please visit their website for complete info
* Playground equipment is re-opened effective immediately - use at your own risk - equipment is not sanitized
* Restrooms are open - use at your own risk
Rahr-West Art Museum:
* Temporarily closed as of Monday, October 19th, 2020
* www.rahrwestartmuseum.org and The Rahr-West Facebook page will showcase artwork, exhibits, and additional programming
* The Recreation Department strives to create, promote and offer safe programming where social distancing can be maintained, face coverings are required, where equipment does not need to be share among participants, and where equipment used can be thoroughly cleaned and sanitized between each use.
*The following is a list of current and upcoming activities that the Recreation Department is offering:
- Adult Volleyball
- Adult Shape Up
- Youth Archery
- Winter Walking
- Ballroom Dancing (must sign up with a partner and will stay with that partner through the whole class)
- Youth Baseball and Basketball Clinics
CONTINUE TO SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESSES
- Visit www.manitowoc.org/MantyEats for local restaurants who may offer delivery and pick-up options.
- Visit www.manitowoc.org/MantyShops and shop the stores of online retailers.
- Buy gift certificates to use later
- Shop over the phone
- Leave a review for them on Google, Facebook, Yelp, or TripAdvisor
- Promote them on social media
- Subscribe to their feeds and newsletters
Last updated: Wednesday, October 7th, 2020 at 1:12 p.m. CST
Executive and Emergency Orders:
- Gov. Evers Announces $8.3 Millions for COVID-19 Testing at Wisconsin's Private, Non-Profit, and Tribal Colleges and Universities - September 24th, 2020
- Governor Evers today extended the state wide mask mandate through 11/21, or through the end of a superseding order. Additionally, the WI Public Health Emergency has been extended for another 60 days to continue to allow allocation of available federal and state resources for the COVID-19 response - September 22nd, 2020
- Second Extension of Resolution Affirming Mayoral Declaration of Emergency - September 21st, 2020
- Resolution extending the mask requirement in City buildings through November 16th, 2020 - September 21st, 2020
- Gov. Evers Announces Additional CARES Act Funds for Early Care and Education - September 3rd, 2020
- Gov. Evers Announces Launch of COVID-19 Response and Recovery Investment Dashboard - August 13th, 2020
- Wisconsin COVID-19 Death Toll Passes 1,000 - August 11th, 2020
- Gov. Evers Announces $32 Million to Support COVID-19 Testing at UW Campuses - August 6th, 2020
- Gov. Evers Announces K-12 Schools Eligible for $46.6 Million - July 23rd, 2020
- Gov. Evers Announces Statewide Efforts to Distribute PPE to Schools, Food Processors, Businesses - July 7th, 2020
- Today WI DHS launched a new dashboard to track COVID-19 activity in Wisconsin - June 23rd, 2020
- Gov. Evers Announces More Than $80 Million in COVID-19 Financial Assistance to K-12 Schools and Higher Education Institutions - June 17th, 2020
- WI DHS Announced a COVID-19 Population Study to better predict future outbreak hotspots - June 17th, 2020
- Gov. Evers Announces $200 Million "Routes to Recovery: Local Government Aid Grants" Program - May 27th, 2020
- WI DHS released guidance for conducting garage and rummage sales during the COVID-19 pandemic - May 26th, 2020
- Gov. Evers Announces $25 Million Wisconsin Rental Assistance Program - May 20th, 2020
- Gov. Evers Announces $1 Billion Statewide Effort to support COVID-19 Testing, Contact Tracing, Operations, and Resources for Local Communities - May 19th, 2020
- Resolution Affirming Mayoral Declaration of Emergency - May 18th, 2020
- Gov. Evers Announces We're All In Grant Program and Initiative to Spur Wisconsin's Economic Recovery, Promote Safe Business Practices - May 18th, 2020
- Manitowoc County Rescinds Safer at Home Extension - May 15th, 2020
- Manitowoc County Extends Safer at Home Restrictions through May 20th - May 14th, 2020
- The Wisconsin Supreme Court overturned Governor Evers’ Safer at Home Order effective immediately - May 13th, 2020
- Mayor Justin Nickels releases Guidelines for Re-Opening City Functions - May 12th, 2020
- Gov. Evers signs Executive Order #36, further allowing some businesses and stores to begin opening in a safe and controlled way - May 11th, 2020
- Gov. Evers directed the Dept. of Health Services to reopen most WI State Parks beginning 5/1 - April 28th, 2020
- Gov. Evers signs Executive Order #34, allowing non-essential businesses to begin conducting curbside, no-contact business effective 8 a.m. on 4/29 - April 27th, 2020
- The first iteration of the Safer at Home Order expired, but Executive Order #28 extended some part of the order - April 24th, 2020
- Governor Evers issues Badger Bounce Back Plan - April 20th, 2020
- Campground Closure Order Rescinded - April 20th, 2020
- Mayor Justin Nickels updates Executive Order - April 17th, 2020
- Gov. Evers extends Safer at Home Order until 8:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 26th, 2020 - April 16th, 2020
- Manitowoc County Public Health Order #3 - Campground Closures in Manitowoc County - April 15th, 2020
- Gov. Evers Suspends Evictions and Foreclosures During Public Health Emergency - March 27th, 2020
- Gov. Evers’ Safer at Home Order to begin at 8:00 AM Wednesday, March 25th, 2020, until 8:00 AM Friday, April 24th. Click here for frequently asked questions on this order.
- Mayor Justin Nickels puts Emergency Orders into place - March 23rd, 2020
- Gov. Evers Suspends utility Rules and Allows for Additional Consumer Protections - March 22nd, 2020
- Gov. Evers Announces New Order Relating to Department of Public Instruction - March 21st, 2020
- Gov. Evers Updated Mass Gathering Ban - March 20th, 2020
- Gov. Evers: Order to the Department of Workforce Development Regarding Unemployment Insurance - March 18th, 2020
- Gov. Evers: Order Restricting the Size of Child Care Settings - March 18th, 2020
- Mayor Nickels has declared a state of emergency for the City of Manitowoc. Read the proclamation here.
- Gov. Evers: Order for Statewide School Closure - March 13th, 2020
- Executive Order 72, Relating to Declaring a Health Emergency in Response to COVID-19 - March 12th, 2020
We encourage everyone to follow the CDC guidelines for preventing the spread of this virus. If you are sick, stay home. Wash your hands often. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth. Sanitize objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.