To meet the need of the community, many local designers, artists and makers are selling or donating masks.
The Milwaukee Common Council voted Monday afternoon to approve a mandatory mask ordinance for the City of Milwaukee, in order to slow the ongoing spread of the COVID-19 outbreak.
With the Milwaukee Common Council set to vote on a citywide mask ordinance on Monday, more than 80 local businesses and organizations reiterated their support for a mask mandate for public spaces in order to fight the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
After an almost two hour meeting and discussion, the Public Safety and Health Committee passed a proposed mask mandate for the City of Milwaukee. The ordinance now proceeds to the entire Common Council for approval next week.
In order to stop the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, the seven-person Shorewood Village Board voted unanimously late Wednesday night to pass an ordinance requiring masks in public indoor spaces.
Saukville manufacturer Rebel Converting, which has donated millions of masks already during the COVID-19 pandemic, has vowed to donate the materials needed to make a million masks if the City of Milwaukee passes an ordinance making the wearing of masks mandatory.
Over 70 Milwaukee restaurants and businesses - including OnMilwaukee - have joined together and written a letter to Mayor Tom Barrett and Common Council President Cavalier Johnson calling on them to require that masks be worn by patrons and workers in public spaces.
Concern has risen among local bars and restaurants in the City of Milwaukee ï¿½" which have been allowed to reopen as part of the Move Milwaukee Forward plan ï¿½" that the risks of reopening outweigh the benefits.
As restaurants across the country open their doors for indoor and outdoor dining during the COVID-19 pandemic, diners everywhere are faced with a conundrum. How do they support the beloved local restaurants they've grown to love while maintaining their own safety and well-being?
Last week, we surveyed our OnMilwaukee readers, looking for their feedback about restaurants reopening. Today, weï¿½TMre releasing the results of the survey, which garnered responses from 3,347 readers and was distributed widely to restaurants across the city this week.
A part of the group's #ReviveLiveMKE initiative, the Pabst Theater Group's new merchandise collection includes venue-branded masks and bandanas, stickers, a hoodie and sweatpants - all helping keep these Milwaukee institutions afloat.
The mission of MaskUpMKE is to create 3.5 million homemade masks for healthcare providers and other essential service providers in Milwaukee. The organization needs your help to reach this goal.
The shop, which offers services such as altering wedding dresses, pants, suits and quiceañera dresses, has seen an increase in something it hadn't anticipated: masks, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Charlie Powell has a yard filled with plants, flowers and Barbie Dolls. The quirky dolls are usually dressed or painted to reflect a holiday, but this spring, they are masked for the pandemic.
It's time to start making masks, Milwaukee. Here are some easy-to-do designs.