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  • COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease)

    … particles released by people with COVID-19 during coughing, sneezing, singing, talking, and breathing. Since 2019, the spread of COVID-19 has had a devastating impact around the world and …
    • Updated on December 07, 2022.
  • MIS-C: About

    … Neck pain Diarrhea If your child is showing any emergency warning signs including trouble breathing, pain or pressure in the chest that does not go away, new confusion, inability to wake …
    • Updated on March 04, 2022.
  • Group A Streptococcal Infections

    • Updated on January 03, 2023.
  • 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.
  • 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 January 09, 2023.
  • Chromium

    … air levels for long time periods. Exposure Information People can be exposed to chromium by breathing chromium dust or fumes. This is the route of exposure that is of greatest concern. Most …
    • Updated on June 15, 2022.
  • 1,4 Dioxane

    … People who work in an industry that uses 1,4-dioxane have the greatest risk of exposure by breathing. People in non-work settings may also be exposed to low levels in the air when using …
    • Updated on June 15, 2022.
  • Asbestos Program Home

    • Updated on July 14, 2022.
  • Safe Boating

    • Updated on May 13, 2019.
  • Cold Weather-Related Health and Safety Tips (Hypothermia)

    … A person with severe hypothermia may be unconscious and may not seem to have a pulse or be breathing. In this case, handle the victim gently, and get emergency assistance immediately. Even …
    • Updated on January 28, 2019.
  • Controlling Indoor Mold

    … not necessary to use humidifiers in homes. Normal activities such as cooking, showering, and breathing add adequate moisture to the air. If you have a rental property, consider including a …
    • Updated on September 28, 2022.
  • Environmental Public Health Tracking: Asthma Data

    … Asthma is a disease that affects a person’s breathing and may limit their ability to get fresh air to their lungs. Wisconsin Tracking … Frequently asked questions What is asthma? Asthma is a disease that affects a person’s breathing and can make it hard to get oxygen to their lungs. For people with asthma, the inside … causes of asthma are not entirely understood.  However, specific triggers are known to cause breathing problems for people with asthma. More information about asthma is available from the …
    • Updated on August 01, 2022.
  • 1,2-Dichloroethane

    … billion by volume (ppbv). The action level is considered to be protective of public health. Breathing 1,2-DCA for a lifetime at 0.23 ppbv is very unlikely to be harmful to people. If …
    • Updated on June 15, 2022.
  • Typhus Fever

    … into cuts or scrapes in the skin. It is also possible, but less common, to get sick from breathing in infected, dried flea poop. Murine typhus cannot be spread from one person to …
    • Updated on October 07, 2021.
  • Crisis Services: Identifying a Crisis

    … myself  Things I will do my own to respond to my mental health crisis:  Count to 10 while deep breathing, splash my face with cold water, go for a walk My reasons for living: My nephew and my …
    • Updated on July 16, 2022.
  • Candida auris

    … have received lots of antibiotics, or have lines or tubes that go into their body such as breathing tubes, feeding tubes, or central venous catheters. C. auris has primarily been found in …
    • Updated on January 11, 2023.
  • Climate and Health Resources

    • Updated on June 16, 2022.
  • Immunizations: Haemophilus Influenzae

    • Updated on January 03, 2023.
  • Consumer Guide: Ventilator Care Units

    • Updated on October 10, 2022.
Last revised February 8, 2023