WMEP Manufacturing Solutions has compiled this partial list of resources and information to help keep yourself, employees and communities safer.

There are also links for information designed support economic retention and recovery related to COVID-19 Coronavirus.

We are working with our local and federal partners on response efforts and how to best support Wisconsin Manufacturers through this crisis.

Below are resources that may help you as you make decisions regarding your employees, business management, supply chain and customers.
Please reach out if you have questions or need assistance.

Wisconsin Essential Business Declaration Information

In the exceptional circumstance that a business is performing essential functions not included in these approved categories, it may request to be designated as essential by submitting this form to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation.

CISA Guidance on Identification of Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers

U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency:


Workers necessary for the manufacturing of materials and products needed for medical supply chains,
transportation, energy, communications, food and agriculture, chemical manufacturing, nuclear facilities,
the operation of dams, water and wastewater treatment, emergency services, and the defense industrial base.

Is your company able to assist in the production of critical supplies?
The government needs to know. Take the COVID-19 Critical Supplies Survey

COVID-19 Crowdsourced Critical Supplies List – 3/22/2020

Wisconsin Workplace/Employee Recommendations:

Insurance Questions:

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
The CDC has provided this interim guidance for businesses and employers to help plan and respond to COVID-19.

They have provided information on how COVID-19 spreads, its symptoms, prevention and treatment, what to do if you are sick and more. See the links below for select sections.

The World Health Organization (WHO)

Drugwatch recently published an article that explains what people with compromised immune systems should know about the COVID-19 virus.

Disruption/Response Planning:

Recovery Planning:

National Association of Manufacturers:

Is it a Cold, the Flu or Covid-19