Resources for Workers

COVID-19 has had a profound impact on workers and their families across the state. In response, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and the UW School for Workers have developed materials to help support people through this challenging time.

Working Safely: COVID-19 and Your Job is a short handout available in several languages that provides information for workers who:  

      • Think they were exposed to COVID-19 at work
      • Need help with health insurance, medical care or mental health support
      • Don’t feel safe from the virus at work
      • Are fearful of or experiencing employer retaliation or discrimination
      • Need income supports, including to get through quarantine or isolation

COVID-19: Response Resources for Wisconsinites includes a variety of support and resources that can help people through this challenging time, such as: 

  • Income supports
  • Health care
  • Food
  • Housing
  • Utilities, internet

Additionally, the University of Wisconsin – Madison School for Workers has information on COVID-19, including a series on workers’ rights that covers topics like: