COVID-19: You Stop the Spread

Governor Evers is urging all Wisconsinites to stay home to stop the spread of COVID-19. Businesses are also encouraged to take further steps to protect workers, customers, and the surrounding community.

 

We’re all connected—by our health, by our actions, and by our commitment to each other. It is up to each of us to take simple steps, like staying home and wearing a mask, to protect ourselves, our loved ones, and our community from COVID-19. Your actions can help protect everyone in Wisconsin.

You Stop the Spread logo

Follow these simple steps to protect yourself and your loved ones from COVID-19!

Stay home

House icon
Stay at home as much as possible. Cancel events and avoid groups, gatherings, and play dates. Limit your trips to the essentials like buying groceries or getting tested if you need to. Know the symptoms.

Wear a mask

Mask icon
Wear a cloth face covering whenever your are indoors (other than at home). It's also a good idea to mask up outdoors if it is difficult to practice physical distancing. More on masks.

 

Keep 6 feet apart

Measuring tape icon

Stay at least 6 feet away from other people when you leave your home. More on keeping your distance.

Wash your hands

Liquid soap container icon
Wash your hands regularly for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. More on handwashing.

Share on social media how #YouStopTheSpread

How are you protecting your friends, family, and our community from COVID-19? Help us spread the word by taking a picture of yourself doing your part (staying home, wearing a mask, washing your hands, staying 6 feet from others) and post on your social media accounts using the hashtag #YouStopTheSpread. Be sure to say why you are doing your part, like: I'm protecting my dad or grandma, supporting our health care workers, or helping local businesses stay open. We look forward to seeing you.

Are you able to help promote this campaign? If so, use our resources.

You Stop the Spread with DHS Logo

 

We have other materials to keep you safe

 How to use disposable face coverings in eight steps. #MaskUpWisconsin How to use: Reusable Face Coverings in eight steps. #MaskUpWisconsin Wash Your Hands! publication P-01710

Last Revised: November 24, 2020

 The information on this page contains Department of Health Services (DHS) recommendations, some of which may be required based on state or local orders. Please contact your local or tribal health department for more information on COVID-19 related public health orders in your community.