Fox Cities COVID-19 Resources

A Quick Overview: What’s allowed with the Safer at Home order?

– Stay at your home or place of residence, practice social distancing and work from home unless engaging in an essential activity
– Essential activities are allowed; including grocery shopping, laundry, seeking health care, outdoor activities (no playgrounds, maintain a distance of 6ft from others), performing an essential job, and taking care of others
– Essential businesses shall should use technology and avoid meeting in person to the greatest extent possible, including virtual meetings and remote work, and meet Social Distancing Requirements between all individuals on the premises
– All non-essential business operations must cease or operate remotely
– All public and private gatherings of any number of people that are not part of a single household or living unit are prohibited
– Elderly people and those who are vulnerable as a result of underlying health conditions should take additional precautions and remain home as much as possible

COVID-19 General Information & Resources

City of Appleton COVID-19 Resources:

WI Safer at Home Order #12 (issued 3/24):

Fox Cities Travel Alert:

Health Resources

WI Dept. of Health Services COVID-19 Resources:

Appleton Public Health Recommendations:

COVID-19 Prevention:

What To Do if You Are Sick:

Tips to Keep Children Healthy:

Self Care & Wellness Activities:

Social Distancing Activities for Kids:

Community Resources

Pillars Homeless Shelter Resources:
*Per Order #12, individuals experiencing homelessness are strongly urged to obtain shelter.

Fox Cities Victim Crisis Response Team:
*Per Order #12, individuals whose homes or residences are unsafe or become unsafe, such as victims of domestic violence, are permitted and urged to leave their home and stay at a safe alternative location.

Restaurants Open for Takeout & Delivery:

Guidance on Gatherings:

Resources for Faith-based Leaders:

Job Resources

Applying for Unemployment in Wisconsin:

Local Job Openings:
Kwik Trip –
Festival Foods –
Woodman’s Market –
Pick ‘n Save –
ALDI Foods –
City of Appleton:
Fleet Farm –
Neenah Foundry –

Education Resources

Appleton Area School District Information (see for free meal service and distance learning resources):

Neenah Joint School District Information (see for free meal service and distance learning resources):

Kaukauna Area School District Information (see for free meal service and distance learning resources):

Oshkosh Area School District Information (see for free meal service and distance learning resources):

Lawrence University Information:

UW-Oshkosh Information:

UW-Green Bay Information:

Voting Information

Register to Vote or Obtain an Absentee Ballot (extended to 3/30):

Tax Information

Tax Filing Deadline Extended to July 15:


Community Foundation & United Way COVID-19 Community Response Fund:

Personal Protective Equipment for Healthcare Workers: Both ThedaCare and Ascension are accepting donations for personal protective equipment (PPE). These are the two hospital systems here in Appleton that oversee area healthcare providers.
Supplies being requested for donation:
– Isolation Gowns
– Earloop or Tie Masks
– N95 Respirators
– Hand Sanitizers
– Faceshields
– Surface disinfectants
– Powered Air Purifying Respirators (PAPR)
– Controlled Air Purifying Respirators (CAPR)
– Other approved PPE supplies advised by the CDC
To make a donation contact:
Thedacare: [email protected] or (920) 738-6503.
Ascension: [email protected].
Both systems request that NO donations be dropped off at their respective facilities.

Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee are accepting donations of new or unused PPE, as well as hand-sewn masks following their guidelines:

UW Health in Madison is accepting donated items:

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