City of Madison

‘Streateries’ to take over State Street during summer weekends

Restaurants can expand outdoor seating areas into street, sidewalk as long as physical distancing is maintained

Capitol, State St, Orpheum, Metro Bus,
Herald

New Dane County social distancing restrictions announced as COVID-19 cases increase

Large number of new cases result of gatherings, bars, restaurants, press release says

UW-Madison Campus

Campus events and university travel postponed to August 17

Restrictions in place due to COVID-19 extended from June

State of Wisconsin

UPDATED: UW System releases official COVID-19 guidelines for the fall semester

UW-Madison will release their formal plan within the next week, spokesperson says

City of Madison

Dane County to move into the next stage of reopening, business capacity, gathering size can increase

New order goes into effect 8 a.m. June 15, allows businesses to operate at 50% capacity

State of Wisconsin

UW System requests flexibility to start semester early from Wisconsin legislature, Evers

UW System also requests open line of credit for more cash flow to support reopening efforts

City of Madison

Madison joins in protests over death of George Floyd

After the peaceful protest around Capitol concluded, other groups looted businesses along State Street

State of Wisconsin

Positive COVID-19 tests hit new one-day high in Wisconsin as testing capacity increases

Department of Health Services encourages anyone showing symptoms to get tested

City of Madison

Wisconsin residents file lawsuit against Dane County Safer at Home order

Plaintiffs argue Safer at Home order violates citizens rights and overextendeds public health officials emergency power

Capitol, State St, Orpheum, Metro Bus,
City of Madison

Dane county launches data-driven plan to reopen economy in phases

The order for the first phase goes into effect May 19