NOTICE: City Buildings & Services Affected by COVID-19

All City of Oak Creek buildings, including the Library are closed to the public until further notice. More details here.
The Oak Creek Recycling Yard has reopened during normally scheduled hours. More details here.

Stay Home, Save Lives OC

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The City of Oak Creek has joined Milwaukee County and other local municipalities in the Stay Home, Save Lives campaign, and we want our residents to help us with those efforts.

We need you. Help to protect your friends and neighbors from the spread of COVID-19.  Make it your mission to STAY HOME and SAVE LIVES. 

Get your questions answered here, and download your own Stay Home, Save Lives OC graphics here to share on social media. 

Why Should I Stay Home?

COVID-19 is spreading, and you may not know you’re infected until you’ve already infected others.

Some individuals in our community are more vulnerable to COVID-19, and we need to do our part to keep them safe and stop the spread.

Stay home to . . 

  • do your part to confront this pandemic and minimize community spread of COVID-19.
  • protect yourself, your loved ones, your neighbors, and our entire community.
  • protect our frontline workers and give them a fighting chance to beat this disease. 

Health professionals say staying at home means avoiding play dates, sleepovers, bars, restaurants, parties or houses of worship. 

The bottom line? Stay home. Save lives. Maybe your own. Right now, every one of us is safer at home.

Latest Information

There is a lot of information - and misinformation - being shared right now.  Be sure to turn to trusted sources of information about COVID-19.  The City of Oak Creek is committed to keeping you safe and informed.  

Here are some of the best sources for the most up-to-date information:

Oak Creek Health Department COVID-19 Updates

Milwaukee County COVID-19 Updates

Wisconsin Department of Health Services

Centers for Disease Control

World Health Organization

Why is my responsibility to stay at home?
What does staying at home mean?
How long will I have to stay at home?
What is social distancing?
What does it mean to self-quarantine?
What CAN I leave my house for?
What can I do instead?
What is Coronavirus?
When should I get tested?
Where can I get tested?

House SignStay at Home Signs

You can show your support for the Stay Home, Save Lives campaign and help us spread the word by downloading and printing the #StayHomeOC House Sign.  Display in your windows or on your front door at home!

Download the Signs Now

Share the Message

The graphics below can be attached to your social media profile and posts indicating that you support staying at home to save lives. 

Click the download link to see the full-size image in a new browser tab. Then right-click the graphic to save it. Finally, upload to your favorite social media channel to share this live-saving message with friends and family.

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Copy and paste the text below to your favorite social media channels to share with the graphics linked above:


As a community, we can overcome this together. But it’s up to all of us to do our part, Oak Creek. There’s something important you can do to help your friends and neighbors now. Stay home as much as possible. It will save lives. 


It’s time to do our part to keep our friends and neighbors safe, #OakCreek. We’re asking everyone in the OC to stay home as much as possible. #StayHomeOC #stayhomemke #stayhomesavelives #saferathome


Do your part to help your friends and neighbors who are most vulnerable to COVID-19. Stay home as much as possible.#StayHomeOC #stayhomemke #stayhomesavelives #saferathome