Green County Development Corporation encourages you to refer to the Green County Health Department and Monroe Clinic for the most accurate information regarding the coronoavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Green County Public Health logo

(Includes state and federal guidance, business and cleaning information)

Launch Green County Public Health’s Corona Case Dashboard for current data


Monroe Clinic logo

(Clinic is offering free virtual evaluation if you think you may have COVID-19)


Here are links to trusted sources for information specifically aimed at helping businesses through this difficult time:



Paid Leave Credit for 2021

Payroll tax credits are available to cover the full cost of paid leave for employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine and recover from any side effects. The credits are available for leave from April 1-Sept. 30. For more information, visit the IRS Fact Sheet and Employers: Paid Leave Flyer from the US Treasury.

Strategies to Boost Vaccination

Employers can play a key role in supporting vaccination among their employees by:

Providing paid time off for vaccinations is an investment in the safety, productivity, and health of your workforce, business, and community. Paid leave has been shown to be a critical tool for stopping the spread of COVID-19 which keeps your staff productive at work. One Wisconsin study shows that paid leave provisions have the potential to significantly reduce the spread of COVID-19 by:

  • Preventing approximately 10,000 cases per month
  • Saving 75 lives per month
Business Reopening and Response

Navigating the New Normal: A Practical Guide to COVID Response for Small Business: Guide produced by SBDC and UW School of Business

Gov. Evers’ Announces Another Turn of the Dial for Wisconsin Businesses

Green County Public Health Order of May 14, 2020

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation has resources and industry-specific guidelines to help

Open Wisconsin Business Map : Find open business, or add your own to this map of Wisconsin

Wisconsin Reopen Guide and Best Practices

Prepare to Reopen: A comprehensive guide for businesses as they prepare to reopen, including a checklist of customer service protocols

Checklist for WEDC Small Business Grants: Application period is for one week beginning June 15, 2020

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Guidelines
Newsletter Updates
SBDC Business Consultant Kristi Smith offers free, confidential assistance to all Green County businesses. To contact her, call 608-287-9464 or email To schedule an appointment with her, 
1. Register online for SBDC services and put “Kristi Smith” in the consultant requested field: SBDC Consulting Request.
2. Schedule a time on Smith’s calendar.
From Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers
Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act:
Resources For Businesses:
Resources For Food Businesses:
Resources For All Employees:
Other Helpful Links: