milwaukee is open for business


milwaukee is open for business


As of June 1, the City of Milwaukee relaxed most COVID-19 restrictions and ended its mask mandate. 
  • Limits on gathering sizes and occupancy are lifted for businesses and events.
  • Events do not need to submit a COVID-19 safety plan to the Milwaukee Health Department.
  • Though the mask mandate is lifted, local businesses may set their own mask requirements.
  • Non-vaccinated individuals are still encouraged to wear masks and practice physical distancing.
On July 29 – in accordance with July 27 guidance released by the Center for Disease Control – the City of Milwaukee Health Department issued a Mask Advisory strongly encouraging mask use for all regardless of vaccination status.

Visit the City of Milwaukee Health Department for more information.

The Milwaukee Health Department encourages residents and visitors to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Visit HealthyMKE for resources on the vaccine phases in place in Wisconsin, where and when you will be able receive a vaccine in Milwaukee, and more coronavirus information. 

Stop the Covid Spread!

VISIT Milwaukee is proud to be part of the Stop the Covid Spread! Coalition, a group of Wisconsin’s leading health care, business, education, and advocacy organizations who have all joined in a team effort to urge the public to step up and take preventive measures seriously so that we can all continue to safely participate in Wisconsin’s economy. The coalition has grown dramatically since its launch and now includes nearly 100 Wisconsin organizations. If we all work together, we can help stop the COVID spread.


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