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  • COVID-19: Travel

    … if you were in crowded places and didn't wear a well-fitting mask. If you will be around someone at higher risk of getting severely sick with COVID-19, consider taking extra steps to …
    • Updated on January 03, 2023.
  • Do-Not-Resuscitate (DNR) Information

    … agent who signed the Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) form can revoke the order by removing, or asking someone to remove, the DNR bracelet. The attending health care professional must be notified as …
    • Updated on March 08, 2021.
  • Governor Evers, DHS Announce Statewide Tour to Recognize COVID-19 Heroes

    … who stepped up to protect their communities. Wisconsinites can participate by recognizing someone in their lives who has been involved in the COVID-19 response by submitting a note of …
    • Updated on March 14, 2022.
  • DHS and Laboratory Partners Confirm a Third Variant Strain of SARS-CoV-2 in Wisconsin

    … and get vaccinated when you are eligible. If you feel sick, or are a close contact of someone with COVID-19, get tested. For up-to-date information about Wisconsin’s COVID-19 …
    • Updated on March 26, 2021.
  • DHS to Increase COVID-19 Testing Capacity, Relaunches Community Testing Program

    … 15, 2021.  No matter one’s vaccination status, all people who were in close contact with someone with COVID-19 or who have COVID-19 symptoms should get tested. And, with the high-level …
    • Updated on October 07, 2021.
  • DHS Urges Public Health Practices to Keep Kids Safe and in School

    … child tested for COVID-19 if they are experiencing symptoms or have had close contact with someone with COVID-19. Keep your child home from school and other activities to isolate and …
    • Updated on December 30, 2021.
  • Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease

    … with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Be sure to wash hands before and after caring for someone who is sick and after: Changing diapers Using the toilet Blowing your nose Clean and …
    • Updated on November 21, 2022.
  • Mpox (Monkeypox): Data

    … primarily through close intimate contact, including during sex. Like any communicable disease, someone may have a higher risk of getting sick because they belong to a social or sexual network …
    • Updated on December 01, 2022.
  • DHS Wraps Up Thank You Tour of Wisconsin

    … the state. Wisconsinites can still show support for their COVID-19 heroes by recognizing someone in their lives who has been involved in the COVID-19 response. You can submit a note of …
    • Updated on June 08, 2022.
  • Sulfates

    … result in harmful health effects? The following symptoms can appear a short time after someone drinks water that has over 500 ppm of sulfates: Diarrhea Intestinal pain (especially in …
    • Updated on June 15, 2022.
  • Children’s Long-Term Support: Eligibility and Enrollment Streamlining Medicaid Enrollment Help

    … of Medicaid. The effective enrollment dates. When Medicaid eligibility might end or when someone may need to renew. Monitor Medicaid enrollment over time The ForwardHealth Portal helps …
    • Updated on May 11, 2022.
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship: Patient Resources

    … be as effective over time and different illnesses may need different antibiotics. Do not take someone else's antibiotics. The antibiotic may not work for your illness and may interfere with …
    • Updated on December 27, 2022.
  • Dose of Reality: Opioids in Wisconsin

    … use disorder is a medical condition that can affect anyone who uses opioids. Wherever you or someone you care about may be in a struggle with opioids, there are people ready to help. In …
    • Updated on January 27, 2023.
  • Peer Services: Peer-Run Respites

    … is based on choice, individuals must self-refer to a peer-run respites. People who need someone to make a referral for them may need more help than a peer-run respite can offer.  … In other words, positive outcomes are more likely when people in emotional distress talk with someone who has been there rather than being isolated in the community with little to no support …
    • Updated on December 22, 2022.
  • COVID-19: Wisconsin Cases

    … symptoms of COVID-19 AND known exposure to COVID-19 (for example, being a close contact of someone who was diagnosed with COVID-19). COVID-19 or SARS-CoV-2 is listed on the death … of illnesses over time and see when peaks of illnesses occur. This figure shows data by when someone’s symptoms began, also called symptom onset date. For some data, symptom onset date is … symptoms of COVID-19 AND known exposure to COVID-19 (for example, being a close contact of someone who was diagnosed with COVID-19) and no molecular or antigen test was performed. COVID-19 …
    • Updated on September 16, 2022.
  • Wisconsin Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS): Presentations and Data

    … be appropriate based on your public health or research question, email the PRAMS team and someone from the team will get back to you! Reports Wisconsin PRAMS 2016-2017 Surveillance …
    • Updated on November 03, 2021.
  • Consumer Guide: Find a Health Care Provider or Facility

    … Brain Injury Unit Finding and Choosing a Ventilator Unit Do you need to find guardianship for someone? View the consumer guide page Finding and Choosing a Corporate Guardianship …
    • Updated on December 30, 2022.
  • Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS)

    … be appropriate based on your public health or research question, email Wisconsin PRAMS and someone from the team will get back to you! …
    • Updated on January 26, 2023.
  • LGBTQ Health: Youth

    … struggling with smoking-related conditions Smokefree.gov —Government resource to help you or someone you care about quit smoking Truth Initiative —Fact sheet on tobacco use in the LGBTQ …
    • Updated on October 28, 2022.
  • Assisted Living: Psychotropic Medication Management

    … about benefits, side effects, and alternatives. Be capable of giving consent. In some cases, someone appointed by a court can give consent for a resident. Regulations Adult Day Care Center …
    • Updated on January 13, 2023.
Last revised January 29, 2023