FSRC Newsdesk

FSRC NewsdeskCOVID-19: FSRC staff are still working, but remotely from home. Please contact your Case Manager directly. If additional questions or concerns call the FSRC office at 237-7630 or email Heidi Rossiter, Executive Director, at hrossiter@fsrcdane.org.

We encourage you to be frequently checking the Wisconsin Department of Health Services website for more up to date information about COVID-19 and what you should be doing: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/index.htm

For resources within Dane County, check out Dane County Covid 19 and Dane County Public Health

Dane County Resource for Impacts of COVID-19 (Spanish)

Dane County Resource for Impacts of COVID-19 (Hmong)

Link to a full list of Waisman Center Covid resources: Waisman Center 

Check out the latest edition of the DHS All in For Kids Newsletter issue 2020-02 and previous edition  All In for Kids Newsletter for important information for children and families.

Helpful articles for families with a child with medical complexities: Complex Child

For a detailed list of resources available during the Corona Virus, check out this website: Madison Resource for Impacts of COVID-19

Zoom Meeting Tips for Families

Safer at Home Ordered by Dane County and Madison Public Health. What does it mean?

  • You must stay home
  • Do not leave your residence (the place where you live)
  • You must follow social distancing (stay 6′ away from other people)

For how long?

  • Depending on risk factors, will be reopened in phases

Can I leave my home for any reason?

You can leave for essential activities. You can go to a:

  • grocery store
  • pharmacy
  • clinic or hospital (appointments or emergencies)
  • restaurant (ONLY drive-through or take-out)
  • bank drive-through
  • school (for free meals or learning supplies)
  • hardware store
  • motel, hotel, or shelter (if your home is not safe)

You can also:

  • exercise outside: walk, run, bike, and hike (follow social distancing)
  • take care of and bring food to family members or friends who need help.
  • follow custody agreements and transportation schedules for your children.

What are NOT essential activities? You cannot go to:

  • playgrounds or play dates with other children
  • visit friends or family who do not live with you
  • play team sports
  • parties (any number of people)
  • amusement activities (zoo, swimming pool, movie theater, etc.)
  • gym or fitness centers
  • salons or barber shops

Heidi Rossiter
Executive Director