If numbers continue to trend down, the mask mandate may be called off early.
The incentive program starts this Thursday.
While case counts are declining, Milwaukee is still seeing high transmission rates.
This time, without plans for enforcement.
Conversations are also in motion about another mask mandate.
Long lines at testing sites have led to confrontations and even threats against workers.
The update from local health officials was grim going into the holidays.
While masks are not required, they are highly recommended by local health officials.
Health officials say the vaccine is the most effective tool we have in fighting the pandemic.
While masks will not be enforced, local leaders are strongly encouraging Milwaukeeans to mask up and get vaccinated.