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  • Climate and Health: Drought and Your Health

    … diet possible Seek services of food banks or other resources if necessary Poor Air Quality Breathing Problems Worsening asthma or other respiratory conditions Fatigue with exertion Stay …
    • Updated on December 27, 2022.
  • Environmental Public Health Tracking: Gastroschisis Data

    … The misplaced organs can make it difficult for the baby’s lungs to expand, which can cause breathing problems. Sometimes death of the bowel is a complication. Babies with gastroschisis are …
    • Updated on January 05, 2023.
  • Environmental Public Health Tracking: Infant Mortality Data

    … one year of age. What is a live birth? Live birth is the complete birth of a baby that must be breathing or showing other evidence of life, such as a heartbeat. What are the risk factors for …
    • Updated on August 01, 2022.
  • Blastomycosis

    … lives in moist soil and decaying wood and leaves. Illness can occur two to 15 weeks after breathing in the fungal spores. Symptoms can include cough, fever, chills, muscle aches, joint …
    • Updated on March 22, 2023.
  • Home Heating Oil Spills

    … your local health department and home insurance agent. Prevent exposure It is best to avoid breathing the fuel oil fumes and minimize skin contact. Fuel oil contains many substances which … Health Concerns Brief exposure to fuel oil will not usually cause long-term harm. However, breathing fuel oil vapors in an enclosed space like a basement can cause some short term …
    • Updated on January 12, 2022.
  • Carbon Black

    • Updated on June 15, 2022.
  • Cyclopentadiene

    • Updated on June 15, 2022.
  • Methane

    • Updated on June 15, 2022.
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

    • Updated on November 02, 2022.
  • Dose of Reality: Safer Use/Harm Reduction

    … risk for an overdose. Consider your physical health. People living with asthma or other breathing problems, kidney issues, liver issues, and HIV are at high risk for an overdose. More …
    • Updated on February 04, 2023.
  • Atrazine

    • Updated on February 12, 2023.
  • 1,2-Dichloropropane (DCP)

    • Updated on June 15, 2022.
  • 1,1,1-Trichloroethane

    … billion by volume (ppbv). The action level is considered to be protective of public health. Breathing 1,1,1-TCA for a lifetime at 940 ppbv is very unlikely to be harmful to people. If …
    • Updated on June 15, 2022.
  • Coronavirus

    • Updated on January 11, 2023.
  • First Death from Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Associated with COVID-19 Reported in Wisconsin

    … your child is showing any emergency warning signs of MIS-C, such as lingering fever, trouble breathing, chest pain or pressure that does not go away, confusion, inability to wake up or stay …
    • Updated on February 18, 2022.
  • Rhinovirus and Enterovirus

    • Updated on November 02, 2022.
  • Resilient Wisconsin: Trauma and Toxic Stress

    … and/or aches and pains. Seek immediate medical care if you experience chest pain or difficulty breathing. Types of trauma What is trauma? It's the response to a terrible event. This can be a … hyper aware or “on guard” at all times Recurring thoughts about traumatic incidents  Elevated breathing, heartbeat, and blood pressure  Changes in your normal sleep or eating patterns  Hear …
    • Updated on February 04, 2023.
  • Childhood Communicable Diseases

    … particles released by infected persons during coughing, sneezing, singing, talking, and breathing. Local decision makers should refer to the COVID-19: Healthy Kids webpage to find …
    • Updated on August 29, 2022.
  • Pulp and Paper Industry Odors

    … concentrated (for example, by weather conditions), area residents may experience eye and breathing irritation. Other symptoms may include nausea and headaches. People with asthma may …
    • Updated on June 29, 2020.
Last revised March 23, 2023