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  • Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)

    … It is also spread through objects that are contaminated with the bacteria such as towels, clothing, razors, and gym or sports equipment. Athletes, school students, and children who attend …
    • Updated on February 13, 2023.
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

    … PPE is impacted by COVID-19. Personal protective equipment (PPE) is any type of specialized clothing, barrier product, or breathing (respiratory) device used to protect workers from serious …
    • Updated on August 12, 2022.
  • Mpox (Monkeypox): Basic Information

    … skin lesions or body fluids of an infected person, Through sharing items, such as bedding or clothing of an infected person, or Through prolonged exposure to an infected person's respiratory … healed and a fresh layer of skin has formed. Do not handle or touch the bedding, towels, or clothing of a person with mpox. Standard household cleaning products and disinfectants should be … is likely to occur at the event you plan to attend. Do not share objects like bedding, towels, clothing, or utensils with someone with mpox. Is mpox contagious? Mpox does not spread easily …
    • Updated on December 01, 2022.
  • Lead-Safe Wisconsin: Renovation Videos

    • Updated on November 25, 2022.
  • Plague

    … outdoors in an area with rodent fleas. Products containing DEET can be applied to the skin and clothing. Products containing permethrin can be applied to clothing only (always follow instructions on the label). When around your home, work place, or …
    • Updated on October 07, 2021.
  • LGBTQ Health: Transgender Health

    … body with their gender identity Express gender in less permanent ways. This includes through clothing, hair, makeup, pronoun usage, and other behaviors. Choose not to alter their external …
    • Updated on October 27, 2022.
  • Baylisascaris Procyonis

    • Updated on September 20, 2021.
  • About Zika Virus

    … . Wear long-sleeved shirts, long pants, socks, and shoes. Mosquitoes may bite through thin clothing, so spraying clothes with an insecticide (e.g., permethrin) or repellent (e.g., DEET) …
    • Updated on September 27, 2022.
  • Wisconsin TB Assistance Program

    … medication. TB treatment assistance aids do not need to be elaborate or expensive. Food, small clothing items, hobby supplies, toys, juice boxes, gift cards, or stickers are a few examples of …
    • Updated on September 20, 2019.
  • Health Department Urges People to Keep Taking Steps To Avoid Mosquito-Related Illnesses

    … lemon eucalyptus, or IR3535 and apply according to label instructions. Use permethrin-treated clothing and gear. Wear loose-fitting long-sleeved shirts and long pants to keep mosquitoes away …
    • Updated on October 13, 2021.
  • Mercury: Cleaning Up Small Spills

    … reduce the spread of mercury. People who touch or contact the mercury should remove shoes and clothing and put these items in two sealed plastic bags. Block mercury from spreading Do not pour … goggles Wear proper protection Protect yourself from getting mercury on yourself and your clothing. To do this, you should wear rubber gloves. If possible, place booties or use plastic …
    • Updated on January 11, 2022.
  • Cryptosporidiosis

    … you can lower the chance of spreading Crypto by taking the following precautions: Wash linens, clothing, dishwasher- or dryer-safe soft toys, etc. soiled with poop or vomit as soon as …
    • Updated on October 07, 2021.
  • Tobacco is Changing: Packaging

    … look like mints or gum. Disposable electronic cigarettes that look like fashionable pens. New clothing, bags, and accessories you don’t remember buying. Unexplained online purchases or …
    • Updated on January 25, 2023.
  • Prepare Now for Summer Heat

    … If you have to be outside, stick to the cooler morning and evening hours. Wear light, loose clothing and take frequent, air conditioned or shade breaks. Beware of hot cars. Never leave a …
    • Updated on June 02, 2021.
  • Climate and Health: Heat Health and Safety Tips

    … If you have to be outside, stick to the cooler morning and evening hours. Wear light, loose clothing and take frequent, air conditioned breaks. Beware of hot cars. Never leave a person or a …
    • Updated on November 07, 2022.
  • Methane

    • Updated on June 15, 2022.
Last revised March 26, 2023