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- Health care operations, including home health workers
- Critical infrastructure
- Businesses that provide food, shelter, and social services, and other necessities of life for economically disadvantaged or otherwise vulnerable individuals
- Fresh and non-perishable food retailers, including convenience stores, grocery stores, farmers’ markets, and food banks
- Businesses that ship or deliver groceries, food and goods directly to residences
- Pharmacies, health care supply stores and health care facilities
- Child care facilities, with some limitations
- Gas stations and auto repair facilities
- Laundry businesses, dry cleaners and services necessary for maintaining the safety, sanitation and essential operation of a residence, including garbage collection;
- Hardware stores, plumbers, and electricians
- Educational institutions to facilitate distance learning
- Roles required for any business to maintain minimum basic operations, which includes security, and payroll
- Law and safety, and essential government functions
- "Critical trades," including building and construction tradesmen
- Mail, post, shipping, logistics, delivery and pick-up services
- Transportation, including airlines, taxis, transportation network providers (such as Uber and Lyft), vehicle rental services, paratransit and other private, public and commercial transportation.
- Manufacturing companies, distributors and supply chain companies producing and supplying "essential products and services."
- Hotels and motels
- Restaurants may remain open for food take-out or delivery service only.
“Based on the science-based evidence, the Medical College of Wisconsin supports the issuance of a safer-at-home order that calls for more aggressive measures to mitigate the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19)," Raymond said. "With this action, Wisconsinites can collectively do their part to help ‘flatten the curve.'"