Ho-Chunk Nation’s Response to COVID-19

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Changes since last post are Highlighted

  • All Executive public boards and committees are immediately supspended
  • All facilities are closed to visitors
  • All facilities will be disinfected in accordance with CDC recommendations
  • Ban attendance at any conferences
  • Branch Office Closure (Chicago, Milwaukee, Madison, St. Paul)
  • Cancelled veteran's breakfast for flag raising, vendors, fundraisers in atrium
  • CDL training postponed
  • Community Garden planning meetings cancelled
  • Daily ICS team briefings
  • Declaration of State of Emergency
  • Department of Labor Training (all)
  • District Area Meetings Cancelled
  • Elder Meal/TAU sites are delivery only
  • Enrollment Office - No Tribal IDs issued
  • Financial Literacy events postponed
  • Food Distribution by delivery only (in Tomah only)
  • Gaming Commission monthly meetings cancelled
  • HCG-Madison closure
  • HCG - Wisconsin sites closed
  • Head Start closed
  • HHCDA community buildings closed to public
  • Ho-Chunk Cinema closed
  • Ho-Chunk Nation Museum and Cultural Center Closed
  • Juried Youth Art Show postponed
  • Homebuyer Education Classes postponed
  • Housing Department furlough
  • Implementing tech solutions for remote work
  • Incident Command Center established
  • Language Division offices closed
  • Mothers of Tradition group meetings cancelled
  • Partners in Parenting Cancelled
  • Postponed March Madness basketball tournament
  • Recommend self-quarantine and isolation for medium and high-risk individuals
  • Restrict gatherings to less than 10 people
  • Restrictions on travel - only critical travel outside of Ho-Chunk Nation areas
  • SNAP-Ed classes suspended
  • Supreme Court En Banc¬†hearings postponed
  • Suspending requirements for medical certificate for sick leave
  • TAU services will be limited
  • Traditional Court suspending all meetings
  • Vietnam Veterans Day observance cancelled
  • Wellness Center, Fitness Center, Community Centers closed
  • WIC services by appointment only
  • Women's self-defense clinic cancelled
  • Youth Services programming suspended

Last Updated: 03/19/2020 8:00 AM