COVID-19 Information 

Tribal Government Updates

09-23-2020

Stockbridge-Munsee Safety Notification

09-23-2020

Services Available and Contact Numbers During the Tribal Closure -  Tribal Operations from September 25th through October 13th, 2020 will be as follows.

09-22-2020

Public Health Order Due to COVID-19 -  Shelter in Place through October 12, 2020 and

Mandatory Face Masks, Social Distancing, Curfew, and Gathering Limits through November 30, 2020

09-21-2020

The Stockbridge-Munsee Community will not participate in the Traditional Trick or Treating this Year 

09-18-2020

COVID-19 Results As Of 9-18-2020- This is a summary of all testing performed at the Stockbridge-Munsee Health and Wellness Center

09-18-2020

Mandatory all employee COVID Testing

09-16-2020

09-16-2020

COVID-19 Results As Of 9-16-2020- This is a summary of all testing performed at the Stockbridge-Munsee Health and Wellness Center

09-16-2020

Public Health Order Due to COVID-19- Mandatory Face Masks, Social Distancing, Nightly Curfew and Limitations on Gatherings to Limit Opportunities for COVID-19 Transmission through November 30th

09-14-2020

New SMC COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Information and Application - Administered by the SMC, the program will provide financial assistance for rent, security deposits, and wrap around services including career services, and various utilities for SMC tribal member 18 years and over who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Assistance Program can award up to 
$1000 per individual in a combination of rental payments, utilities, repairs, career services and/or security deposits. This program is made possible through funding from the Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The Assistance Program will be available until December 1, 2020 and the program will expire once CARES funding is exhausted. 

09-12-2020

With heavy hearts, we share that a member of our community has lost their life due to complications from COVID-19. We mourn with their family and friends and send them our deepest sympathy.

09-11-2020

COVID-19 Results from the Stockbridge-Munsee Health and Wellness Center as of 9-11-2020

09-03-2020

COVID-19 Results from the Stockbridge-Munsee Health and Wellness Center as of 9-3-2020

08-27-2020

Stockbridge-Munsee Health and Wellness Center Isolation/Quarantine Summary for COVID-19

08-27-2020

Stockbridge-Munsee Health and Wellness Center Recommendation regarding COVID-19 testing, when coming into close contact with an individual who has tested positive

08-27-2020

COVID-19 Results from the Stockbridge-Munsee Health and Wellness Center as of 8-27-2020

08-26-2020

Self-Isolation Order Extension - Extension of Order through November 1, 2020 to limit opportunities for COVID-19 transmission

08-24-2020

Shawano-Menominee Counties Health Department - Student or Employee Close Contact with Confirmed COVID-19 Individual

08-24-2020

Shawano-Menominee Counties Health Department - Student or Employee Feels Sick COVID-19 Response

08-24-2020

Shawano-Menominee Counties Health Department - Shawano County Positive  COVID-19 Cases (by School District)

08-24-2020

Shawano-Menominee Counties Health Department - Instructional Models Decision Criteria Assessment Tool

08-21-2020

COVID-19 Cooling Shelters Plan 2020 - these plans are only activated during the COVID-19 2020 Pandemic Crisis

08-20-2020

COVID-19 Results as of 8-20-2020

08-18-2020

General Welfare Clarification - Please find general guidelines to General Welfare for our tribal citizens. We are certain everyone has been affected by COVID19 and have experienced unforeseen costs within your households (homeschooling expenses, food increased costs, utilities increase, rents as examples). Expenditures are applicable from March 1, 2020 to December 2, 2020 to be eligible to participate. It is not intended as stimulus or per capita.

08-13-2020

COVID-19 Results from the Stockbridge-Munsee Health and Wellness Center

08-13-2020

Stockbridge-Munsee Community COVID-19 Assistance Program

08-13-2020

COVID-19 Information Toll Free Number Available for Employees and Community Members- The Stockbridge-Munsee Community has provided toll free number for employees and community members to access information for best practices related to COVID-19 and to direct callers to the appropriate contact resources should they need more detailed information. Unless you have been contacted by a Contact Tracer; do not call a contact tracer to access or provide information; use the Toll Free Number. 

08-12-2020

Order for Mask Use and Social Distancing - Mandatory Use of Face Masks in Public Areas and Social Distancing with Limitations on Gatherings through September 30, 2020 to Limit Opportunities for COVID-19 Transmission 

08-10-2020

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

08-06-2020

COVID-19 Results from the Stockbridge-Munsee Health and Wellness Center

08-04-2020

Shawano-Menominee Counties Health Department: How to Decide When to Use Isolation and Quarantine for COVID-19

08-04-2020

Shawano-Menominee Counties Health Department: Event Planner Safety Assesssment

08-04-2020

Shawano-Menominee Counties Health Department: COVID-19 Updates

07-31-2020

COVID-19 Positive Cases Update

07-30-2020

Stockbridge-Munsee Community COVID-19 Testing Results at the Health Center

07-30-2020

Gov. Evers Issues Executive Order Declaring Public Health Emergency and Requiring Face Coverings Statewide

07-30-2020

We can all help reduce the spread of COVD-19

07-23-2020

Stockbridge-Munsee Community COVID-19 Testing Results at the Health Center

07-21-2020

Stockbridge-Munsee Health & Wellness Center Isolation/Quaratine Summary for COVID-19

07-21-2020

Stockbridge-Munsee  Community  Isolation/Quaratine Plan Updated

07-16-2020

Stockbridge-Munsee Community COVID-19 Testing Results at the Health Center

07-16-2020

Shawano-Menominee Counties Health Department: Stop the Spread of COVID-19

07-15-2020

Stockbridge-Munsee Isolation/Quarantine Summary

07-15-2020

Isolation/Quarantine Plan For Stockbridge-Munsee Community

07-14-2020

Mask Up and Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 - Stockbridge-Munsee Community Thanks Members, Employees and Customers for Continued Efforts to Protect Themselves and Others

07-09-2020

Stockbridge-Munsee Community COVID-19 Testing Results at the Health Center

07-09-2020

Social Distancing Order: Distancing with Limitations on Gatherings through August 30, 2020

07-01-2020

Stockbridge-Munsee Community Media Statement Regarding COVID-19 Testing

06-30-2020

Shawano-Menominee Counties Health Departments COVID-19 Updates: Resources and More and Data Galore!

06-24-2020

Isolation/Quarantine Plan for the Stockbridge-Munsee Community 

06-24-2020

Face Masks and Face Shields for Tribal Veterans

06-19-2020

Stockbridge-Munsee Community COVID-19 Testing Results at the Health Center

06-18-2020

COVID-19 Workplace-Related Medical Surveillance Program

06-18-2020

Mandatory All Employee COVID-19 Testing

06-08-2020

Third Positive COVID-19 Case in Stockbridge-Munsee Community

06-08-2020

Employee COVID-19 Standarized Safety Plan

06-05-2020

Covid-19 Update from Dr. Lundin

06-05-2020

Social Distancing Order - Distancing with limitations on gatherings through June 30, 2020 to limit opportunities for COVID-19 transmission

06-04-2020

2nd Positive Covid-19 Case on the Stockbridge-Munsee Reservation

06-04-2020

COVID-19  Workplace – Medical Surveillance  Program Standard Operating Procedures

06-04-2020

What might the new normal (with Covid-19 among us) look like?

06-03-2020

Public Information Update 

06-01-2020

Update from the Ella Besaw Center to the Family and Friends to Residents. 

05-29-2020

Social Distancing Order - Distancing with Limitations on Gatherings through June 13, 2020 To Limit Opportunities for COVID-19 Transmission.

05-27-2020

Wisconsin Rental Assistance Program - this program assists eligible renters who have had a significant loss of income due to the COVID-19 pandemic and need help with their rent.

05-26-2020

First Known Positive COVID-19 Case on Stockbridge-Munsee Reservation 

05-22-2020

No Known Positive COVID-19 Cases on Stockbridge-Munsee Reservation 

05-21-2020

Stockbridge-Munsee Community Employee Health Screenings when Returning to Work  

05-20-2020

Stockbridge-Munsee Tribal Members letter has been mailed and posted to our Tribal Member Portal under Latest News for important updates

05-20-2020

Shawano-Menominee Counties Health Department - Additional Guidance for Businesses and Recommendations specific to industries

05-20-2020

COVID-19 – Additional Guidance to Follow — Shawano-Menominee Counties Health Department Response

05-14-2020

COVID-19 – Following Supreme Court Decision — Shawano-Menominee Counties Health Department Response

05-14-2020

Tribal Statement on Cancellation of Wisconsin Safer-at-Home Order - Stockbridge-Munsee Community Isolation Order Remains in Place and Tribal Council is Monitoring Developments in Wisconsin

05-13-2020

COVID-19 - Ways to Cope with Stress

05-11-2020

COVID-19 Testing Available

05-08-2020

COVID-19 – Quaratine and Isolation Updates

05-05-2020

Covid-19 Business Toolkit: Preparing to Reopen Safely, Responsibly, and Confidently

05-01-2020

What Stockbridge-Munsee Tribal Members need to know about COVID-19

05-01-2020

Special alert for VA, SSI recipients who don’t file a tax return and have dependents

05-01-2020

Demographic characteristics of COVID-19 cases in the United States

05-01-2020

Incident Command Team Public Information Update

05-01-2020

COVID-19 Tornado and Hazard Weather Shelter Plan 2020

05-01-2020

COVID-19 Power Outage Resource Plan 2020

04-29-2020

COVID-19 Updates: Cases Connected to Local Business

04-24-2020

COVID-19 Updates: We Suppprt Enforcement

04-23-2020

Self-Isolation Order Extension: Extension of Order to May 26, 2020 To Limit Opportunities for COVID-19 Transmission

04-22-2020

COVID-19 Updates- Why it's important to continue to stay home

04-15-2020

COVID-19 and Your Lungs

04-14-2020

COVID-19: Safer at Home is Working

04-14-2020

Economic Impact Payments Information

Social Security (including SSDI) & Railroad Retirement  Recipients

If You Have Filed Taxes 

If You Have NOT Filed Taxes

04-10-2020

Governor Evers Removes Barriers to Emergency Assistance for Veterans

Suspends Rules for Veterans Income Assistance Program

04-09-2020

Stockbridge-Munsee Tribal Council Curfew Notification

As an additional way to limit transmission of the COVID-19 and protect our community, the Tribal Council enacts a reservation-wide curfew. This curfew is from 10 PM to 6 AM daily starting on April 10, 2020 and lasting until the end of the tribal Public Health State of Emergency. People who are away from their homes during curfew hours are considered to be trespassing and will be cited for a violation of Section 16.9 (B) of tribal law and subject to a $500 fine.

04-08-2020

COVID Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

04-08-2020

COVID-19 Updates – Spiritual Health

Menominee, Shawano — Shawano-Menominee Counties Health Department announced today that there is now a total of 4 confirmed cases in Shawano County and 1 confirmed case in Menominee County. All individuals are under isolation as requested by local, state, and federal recommendations. Shawano-Menominee Counties Health Department is in contact with these individuals to assure their health continues to improve and they have the support they need to remain isolated.

04-06-2020

COVID-19 Updates – Cases and Resources

Menominee, Shawano — Shawano-Menominee Counties Health Department announced today that there is now a total of 3 confirmed cases in Shawano County and 1 confirmed case in Menominee County. The individuals are under isolation as requested by local, state, and federal recommendations.

04-06-2020

About Cloth Face Masks

This guidance should help answer some common questions that you may have regarding if, and when, you should wear a cloth face cover. Please note, cloth face covers are not a substitute for physical distancing and handwashing ( Wisconsin Department of Health Services)

04-06-2020

Public message from Incident Command

04-06-2020

WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Update 

Anyone in need of Women, Infants and Children (WIC) services should call Cheri Nemec at Great Lakes Inter-Trial Center @ 715-588-1020 until the time our regular WIC staff returns. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Cheri is able to assist new participants who might be in need of WIC now due to layoffs and furloughs.

04-03-2020

COVID-19 Update Confirmed in Shawano County

Shawano — Shawano-Menominee Counties Health Department announced today that there is a confirmed case in Shawano County. This is the first confirmed case in Shawano County. This individual is under isolation as requested by local, state, and federal recommendations.

04-03-2020

Protect Yourself from COVID-19: Access VA Care from Home

04-02-2020

Community Information Update from Incident Command Team

04-01-2020

Self-Isolation Order Extension

Extension of Order through April 24, 2020 To Limit Opportunities for COVID-19 Transmission

03-31-2020

Safer at Home FAQ - From the Office of Gov. Tony Evers 

Governor Tony Evers and Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm issued a Safer at Home order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, effective at 8 am on Wednesday March 25th. This order will remain in effect until 8 am on Friday, April 24th or until a superseding order is issued.

03-31-2020

COVID-19 Update Confirmed in Menominee County

Menominee— Shawano-Menominee Counties Health Department announced today that there is a confirmed case in Menominee County. This is the first confirmed case in Menominee County. This individual is under isolation as requested by local, state, and federal recommendations.

03-30-2020

Tribal Services Information Sheet

03-28-2020

Public Information Message from our Tribal Emergency Operations

03-24-2020

COVID-19 Information from our Health Center

Testing is limited to the highest priority patients and health care workers. If you need testing it will be recommended by your primary care provider. The number of samples being received at labs exceeds daily capacity this extends the wait time for results. Testing is not recommended for people with mild, upper respiratory symptoms. It is recommended that these individuals self-isolate at home until their symptoms improve.  If you are experiencing symptoms of respiratory illness, please call the triage line 715-793-5087 or 715-793-5088 to be evaluated and to receive further directions.

03-20-2020

2020 Self-Isolation Order

To limit opportunities for COVID-19 transmission, people are to shelter in place at home and avoid gathering of 10+ people

03-20-2020

Resource Information for the Employmee Assistance Program regarding the COVID-19

03-19-2020

Employee Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

03-17-2020

Temporary Tribal Gaming Operation Shutdown

Stockbridge-Munsee Community and other Wisconsin Native Nations Voluntarily Shutdown Gaming Operations for Two Weeks as of Midnight on Saturday, March 21, 2020

03-16-2020

Declaration of State of Emergency - Phase 1 Implementation Plan

Effective March 15, 2020 a Tribal State of Public Health Emergency was declared by the Stockbridge-Munsee Tribal Council Resolution 044-20

03-15-2020

Tribal State of Public Health Emergency Resolution

03-13-2020

Tribal State of Public Health Emergency

The Tribal Council recognizes that the seriousness of the COVID-19 outbreak, as well as its obligations to its community and as an employer, and has been continuously and diligently working on how to implement its emergency response plan in light of this quickly-developing, fluid situation,  and the Tribal Council is declaring a Tribal State of Public Health Emergency based on the COVID-19 outbreak.

03-12-2020

The Mohican Family Center is closed until further notice.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response and Tribal Community 

The Stockbridge-Munsee Tribal Council values its relationship with its employees and endeavors to provide a safe workplace.  However, the Tribe also is a government with a goal of serving community members and it operates service-based businesses.  As we move forward, we will be continually assessing how best to achieve all these goals in an appropriate manner. 

The Stockbridge-Munsee Tribal Council recognizes there has been a lot of information in the news about the developing coronavirus impact worldwide.  We are trying to find the best path forward that allows us to appropriately protect our community, recognizes our obligations as an employer, and permits us to continue our business operations in as safe a manner as possible


03-11-2020

North Star Casino Environmental Update

In light of growing public-health concerns, we want to assure you that the health and safety of our guests and employees at North Star Mohican Casino Resort are of top priority. We are monitoring all developments in respect to both current and new illnesses, and are committed to stay up to date by continuing to monitor the guidance and resources provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO). Please refer to https://www.cdc.gov/ and https://www.who.int/ for more information.

Public Health Updates

04-28-2020

Gov. Evers Directs DNR to Reopen Several State Parks and Forests with Special Conditions

04-16-2020

Gov. Evers Directs DHS to Extend Wisconsin's Safer at Home Order


03-27-2020

Gov. Evers Suspends In-Person Voting, Calls Legislature into Special Session on April 7 Election

MADISON – Gov. Tony Evers, in the absence of legislative action, today signed Executive Order #74, suspending in-person voting for the April 7 spring election, moving in-person voting to June 9, 2020. The order also directs the Legislature to meet in special session on Tues., April 7, 2020 to address the election date. If the Legislature does not enact legislation to change the new election date, in-person voting will occur on June 9, 2020.


03-27-2020

Shawano and Menominee Counties COVID-19 Response Updates

COVID-19 has surprised us all with the level of impact is has had on our lives. We have taken some important steps to fight COVID-19 and we applaud all of the efforts our counties and tribes have taken to respond to this pandemic. Now is the time for us to collectively do all we can to protect the health and safety of our community.


03-21-2020

Health Officials in Shawano and Menominee Counties Respond to the Covid-19 Pandemic

Residents should follow guidelines on how to prevent the spread of illness.


While no cases of COVID-19 (2019 Novel Coronavirus) have been confirmed in Shawano or Menominee Counties, local public health officials are urging residents to take steps to avoid illness and to prevent the spread of the virus.


03-20-2020

Gov. Evers Announces Federal Approval of Disaster Loans for Small Businesses

Gov. Tony Evers announced today that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved Wisconsin’s request for small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic to access low-interest federal disaster loans.


03-12-2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response 

Steps to prevent Coronavirus (COVID-19) Disease


03-11-2020

Preparing for Influenza and Other Respiratory Illnesses, such as COVID-19

Menominee, Shawano — There has recently been an increase in media attention on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).  The local public health agencies for Shawano and Menominee Counties and Tribes want to point out that the risk to the general population in Wisconsin and the United States is currently low.  However, there are many other respiratory illnesses, such as influenza, circulating.  Respiratory illnesses often spread through coughs and sneezes so public health wants to take this opportunity to remind everyone of important steps they can take to protect themselves and their families.