The City of Oshkosh is closely monitoring the Novel Coronavirus, also known as the COVID-19 outbreak. On March 12, 2020, Governor Tony Evers declared a public health emergency for the State of Wisconsin due to COVID-19. Correspondingly, City Manager Mark Rohloff has also declared a State of Emergency for the City of Oshkosh. This declaration is a precautionary measure to enable the City to most effectively respond as needed. As our residents begin to feel the impact of COVID-19, the City of Oshkosh’s top priority is the health, safety and welfare of our community.

A web link listing the most current City of Oshkosh COVID-19 information and updates can be found here.

Coronavirus Information Hub

The City of Oshkosh is following recommendations from local, state and federal agencies in order to establish preemptive measures to assist in reducing the spread of COVID-19. For the latest information from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) regarding COVID-19, please visit:

To sign up for electronic Winnebago County Health Department COVID-19 updates please visit these links:

To address our top priorities for community and City employee safety, as well as the continuation of city services, the City of Oshkosh has taken initial steps including:

  • Posting of signs/information regarding preventative measures from the CDC in/around City facilities;
  • Increased cleaning of high traffic surfaces in City buildings and availability of hand washing and sanitizing supplies;
  • Evaluation of policies and procedures to ensure they are consistent with public health recommendations to help minimize potential disruption and ensure essential services are maintained; and
  • Enacted preventative measures to reduce potential public exposure to COVID-19 in regard to meetings and other City events.

COVID 19 Tips/Information for landlords & tenants

COVID 19 Temporary Outdoor Seating

City of Oshkosh COVID-19 media releases:

Public safety and other essential City services are prepared to respond to any issues that may arise as a result of this declared emergency. We will provide additional updates as information becomes available. The City appreciates the public’s cooperation and support while we as a community work through these difficult circumstances.

COVID-19 Business Resources

The City of Oshkosh and GO-EDC Emergency Response Loan Program