Milwaukee is currently in Phase 4.2 of the Moving Milwaukee Forward Safely plan. Changes to this order include:
  • Seating is now REQUIRED in all bars, restaurants, and other venues. You cannot walk around except to come and go, or use the restroom.
  • ALL indoor public and private gatherings are limited to 10 people or 25% capacity for retail and grocery stores
  • ALL outdoor public and private gatherings are limited to 25 people
  • Religious ceremonies are limited to 100 people, including weddings and services and must include seating
  • First Amendment-protected gatherings are limited to 100 people
  • Wedding receptions are limited to 10 people inside; 25 people outside and must include seating
  • Bars and Restaurants with a current approved COVID Safety Plan can operate at full capacity according to their plan. All patrons must remain seated.
  • If you do not currently have an approved COVID Safety Plan, you are subject to Order 4.2 restrictions
  • Private event venues are subject to order 4.2 and are limited to a maximum of 10 people seated.
  • Dance floors are prohibited.
  • Gathering at a bar to order a drink is prohibited; table service by an employee is required.
  • Hotels, venues, and attractions are included in the indoor and outdoor gathering limit.
  • Drive-in events are subject to the restrictions in order 4.2; drive-thru events are not subject as long as patrons remain in their cars at all times.
Click here for an FAQ about Order 4.2.

Learn more about the Moving Milwaukee Forward Safelty phased re-opening plan and gating criteria.

By following public health guidelines and taking protective measures, you can keep yourself, your loved ones and our community safe. You can find more information at StaySafeMKE.org.

Wisconsin is currently in a State of Emergency and Public Health Emergency under Executive Order 95.

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