Door County Business Resources

Door County's Commitment to Cleanliness & Safety

Click for Door County Medical Center & Door County Public Health GuidelinesDoor County's commitment to cleanliness and safety initiative offers guidance for local businesses that are serious about the safety of residents and visitors. In return for making a commitment to follow these guidelines outlined by Door County Medical Center and Door County Public Health, businesses are able to use the program logo and a window cling to show they are committed to cleanliness and safety in Door County. Participation is free and open to all Door County businesses and organizations, and no sign-up is required. Use these guidelines to help educate your leaders, employees, and customers on best practices around infection prevention.

The commitment to cleanliness and safety logo is available for participating businesses in JPG, PNG, TIF and EPS format. Click on the logo to access the different file types. Free window clings are available at the Door County Welcome Center and through local community business associations. 


Wisconsin Face Coverings Order

On January 19, the state of Wisconsin extended an already in place face coverings order. This order requires every individual age five and older to wear a face covering whenever they are indoors or in an enclosed space (other than a private residence) and other people are present in the same room or space. This order is in effect in Door County, and throughout Wisconsin, until March 20, 2021. Frequently asked questions.


What Happens if my business has a positive COVID-19 test?

What Happens If My Business Has a Positive COVID-19 Test?

Door County Public Health has created a special 3-page document to help businesses prepare and plan for the scenario of an employee testing positive for COVID-19. What should a business do? Should other employees get tested? What steps can be taken to provide a safe work environment? View/download the document here, and reach out to Door County Public Health at 920-746-2234 with further questions.


Click for WEDC InformationThe Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) published a series of industry-specific documents to help businesses get back to work while taking the necessary precautions to maximize safety. General guidelines are available along with specific recommendations for lodgingrestaurantsretailentertainment/amusement, outdoor recreationtransportation, outdoor gatherings and others. Visit the WEDC website for details: https://wedc.org/reopen-guidelines/


Business Assistance: Roundtable Discussions

The Door County Long Term Recovery Task Force is facilitating two virtual educational sessions for area businesses to participate and ask questions. The topics include:

  • Restaurant Recovery roundtable discussion with Jason Schleip of the Small Business Development Center - Tuesday January 26, 10 AM
  • Small Business Administration roundtable discussion on PPP Round 2 and the Economic Aid Act - Thursday January 28, 2:30 PM

Both sessions will be held virtually on ZOOM and are free and open to the public. Read more about each session and find the ZOOM meeting information below to join and ask questions.

RESTAURANT RECOVERY ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION
Tuesday January 26, 10 AM – Restaurant Recovery roundtable discussion with Jason Schleip of the Small Business Development Center
Join Jason Schleip of the Small Business Development Center for a restaurant roundtable discussion that will cover several topics including pandemic relief, post-pandemic dining trends, bringing your restaurant to the digital age, knowing your market, how to survive the next year as well as plenty of time for questions.

Join Zoom Meeting - Tuesday January 26, 10 AM start:
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Meeting ID: 829 4137 3082
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SBA ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION ON PPP ROUND 2 AND THE ECONOMIC AID ACT
Thursday January 28, 2:30 PM – Small Business Administration roundtable discussion on PPP Round 2 and the Economic Aid Act

U.S. Small Business Administration specialists will join Door County businesses to provide important updates and changes to PPP round 2 and the Economic Aid Act and will then be available to answer questions. Join Cindy Gardner, Tammie Clendenning and Lisa Taylor from the SBA for this free and informative session via ZOOM. Click here for more information about the presenters.

Join Zoom Meeting - Thursday January 28, 2:30 PM start
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Any questions about either of these upcoming sessions for Door County businesses and be directed to one of the following Door County Long Term Recovery Task Force members:

Jon Jarosh, Destination Door County jon@doorcounty.com
Pam Seiler, Destination Sturgeon Bay pam@sturgeonbay.net
Steve Jenkins, Door County Economic Development steve@doorcountybusiness.com
Louise Howson, Sister Bay Advancement Association coordinator@cometosisterbay.com


Town Hall Meetings

Door County Public Health and Door County Medical Center have hosted a series of virtual town hall meetings via ZOOM so local business owners and community leaders could ask questions, connect with other business leaders in their sectors and hear the latest recommendations from the CDC, the State of Wisconsin and local health officials.

Upcoming Meetings
Scheduled meetings will be posted here.

Previous Meetings
- Tuesday December 1, 2020. Click here to view the meeting presentation (link) 
- Tuesday October 27, 2020. Click here to view meeting presentation (PDF)
- Tuesday October 13, 2020. Click here to view meeting presentation (PDF)
- Tuesday August 25, 2020 - watch this recorded meeting on YouTube
- Wednesday June 17, 2020
- Wednesday June 3, 2020
- Wednesday May 20, 2020

- Wednesday May 6, 2020


Grant Opportunities: Find information about grant opportunities for a variety of tourism related businesses through the Wisconsin Department of Tourism here.


Information on this page is provided in partnership with the Door County Long Term Recovery Task Force. This page will continue to be updated as new guidance documents are made available, in accordance with state public health officials, the Door County Public Health Department and Door County Medical Center.