City of Amery COVID-19 Resources

The City of Amery is working closely with the Polk County Health Department and the State of Wisconsin Health & Human Services to navigate the challenges of  COVID-19 to keep our community safe and our businesses open.


Due to COVD-19 concerns, we will not be taking in-person payments for taxes or dog licenses. Tax payments MUST be mailed or dropped in one of the City's three (3) payment drop boxes. Include a  self-addressed stamped envelope if you would like a receipt or dog license. You can go on-line,  approximately one week after you make your payment, to verify that the payment was receipted at  Polk County Land Records.

Regional COVID-19 Linkscovid-logo-rectangle

Polk County Health Department COVID-19 Information and Resources

Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) COVID-19 Resources

Limit on Indoor Public Gatherings

Governor Evers issued an emergency order limiting public gatherings to no more than 25% of a room or building’s total occupancy until November 6, 2020. The City has been in contact with the Polk County Health Department regarding calculating a building's occupancy capacity. The capacity is based on fire code. We have attached some information to aide in calculating a business' occupancy. 

How do I  calculate my building's capacity?:

1200px-NFPA_logo.svgThe following link will take you to the National Fire Protection Association fact sheet on how to calculate maximum capacity, followed by an example for calculating this capacity during COVID-19 :

NFPA Calculating Occupant Load Fact Sheet

City of Amery Example: How to Calculate Maximum Capacity during COVID-19

Gov. Evers Directs Department of Health Services to Limit Indoor Public Gatherings

On October 6, 2020, Governor Tony Evers directed Wisconsin Department of Health Services Secretary-designee Andrea Palm to issue Emergency Order 3, limiting public gatherings to no more than 25 percent of a room or building's total occupancy, with some exceptions. This directive is effective at   8 a.m. on Oct. 8, 2020 and will remain in effect until Nov. 6, 2020. 

Please read Emergency Order #3 (DHS) and review the frequently asked questions