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  • Adolescent Health in Wisconsin

    … Nearly 1 in 5 Wisconsin students (19.9%) reported that at least once in their lives, someone had forced them to do sexual things that they did not want to do (2019 Youth Risk …
    • Updated on December 21, 2022.
  • Childhood Communicable Diseases

    … and protozoa that are passed from one person to another. It is important to recognize when someone in a group setting is sick with a communicable disease so steps can be taken to obtain …
    • Updated on August 29, 2022.
  • HIV: FAQs About At-Home HIV Testing

    … HIV? Unprotected sex (vaginal, oral, or anal) with multiple sex partners Unprotected sex with someone who is HIV-positive or whose HIV status you don’t know Unprotected sex between a man and …
    • Updated on July 20, 2022.
  • Children’s Long-Term Support: Become a Provider

    … more than 15,000 children each year. Many families are looking for local services. They need someone to help their children live full lives at home, at school, and in the community. The …
    • Updated on June 15, 2022.
  • Nurse Aide Program: Providers Verifying Nurse Aide Employment

    … of TMU credentials (login ID and email) to each facility. If you’ve served as the contact, but someone else is taking over that role, you can update the contact in TMU. You must give new …
    • Updated on February 07, 2023.
  • DHS Renews Commitment to Reducing Drug Overdoses in Wisconsin

    … who have experienced trauma or adverse childhood experiences —both of which can increase someone’s chance of developing substance use disorder. “We know that addiction is a disease. We …
    • Updated on August 31, 2021.
  • Ammonia

    … eye, nose, or throat irritation is occurring, leave the area and call the fire department. If someone has swallowed ammonia, call 911. Ammonia exposure People are usually exposed to ammonia …
    • Updated on February 09, 2023.
  • DHS Announces New Electronic Communications to Notify COVID-19 Close Contacts

    … of Health Services (DHS) today announced that people who have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 can be sent a text or email notifying them of their …
    • Updated on October 04, 2021.
  • New Multimedia Campaign Focuses on 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

    … 24/7 to reach a trained counselor. You can also contact this service if you’re concerned about someone you know.” The campaign begins Sunday with an advertisement during the Super Bowl in the …
    • Updated on February 14, 2023.
  • Wisconsin Harm Reduction Conference

    … No exceptions. Registrants wishing to cancel may instead transfer their registration to someone else without penalty if they send a written request with the new registrant's details by …
    • Updated on March 24, 2023.
  • PPE Frequently Asked Questions

    … requirements for the person assigned to provide training; however, it is best to select someone with knowledge in this area. How should PPE be stored? Generally PPE should be stored in … of a volunteer for the purposes of coverage by OSHA standards? OSHA defines a volunteer as someone who receives no form of compensation from the entity using the services of the volunteer. …
    • Updated on August 12, 2022.
  • Infection Control and Prevention - Tuberculosis (TB)

    … employees usually do not see cases of suspected or known TB in their facilities. However, if someone who states he/she has TB presents to a LHD for services, how should staff manage that … are listed in the OSHA Respiratory Protection Standard, an employer should designate someone who is qualified by appropriate training or experience to manage the complexity of the …
    • Updated on October 05, 2020.
  • Local and Tribal Health Department Infection Prevention Pilot Program

    … need to take priority. To qualify for the pilot program, the nominated staff member must be someone who works in nursing, disease investigation, HAIs, or someone who is familiar with health care facilities within a Wisconsin LTHD. Examples could …
    • Updated on February 24, 2023.
  • Nutrition: Breastfeeding Education

    … and to breastfeed in any public or private location. Replaces: Breastfeeding Information from Someone Who Knows. Answers to Your Questions, P-44951 —Answers common breastfeeding questions …
    • Updated on December 29, 2022.
  • LGBTQ Health: Gay and Bisexual Men

    … LGBTQ people struggling with smoking-related conditions —Resource to help you or someone you care about quit smoking Tobacco Use in LGBTQ Communities —Fact sheet on tobacco use …
    • Updated on October 28, 2022.
  • Fireworks Data and Statistics

    … killed directly by fireworks. These estimates may overlap, because fireworks can directly kill someone while also starting a fatal fire. Using 2000-2010 data, the risk of fire death relative …
    • Updated on June 30, 2020.
  • Summary of Revisions to the Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services Waiver Manual for the Children’s Long-Term Support Waiver Program

    … a bachelor’s level or master’s level degree in a human service discipline, or be supervised by someone with either a bachelor’s or master’s degree § Corrected that day services …
    • Updated on October 20, 2022.
  • DHS Expands Access to COVID-19 Self-Tests

    … regardless of vaccination status, should take a COVID-19 test five days after being exposed to someone with COVID-19. If you test positive with a COVID-19 self-test, stay home, separate …
    • Updated on September 01, 2022.
  • DHS Seeks Ideas for $8 Million in Opioid Settlement Funds

    … to hearing ideas for using this next round of settlement funds toward that goal.” If you or someone you love needs help for an opioid use disorder or other substance use issue, contact the …
    • Updated on January 30, 2023.
  • Wisconsin to Offer COVID-19 Vaccinations to Children Ages 5-11

    … are feeling sick, and get tested if you’re experiencing any symptoms or have been exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19. For up-to-date information about Wisconsin’s COVID-19 …
    • Updated on November 16, 2021.
Last revised March 27, 2023