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  • Cancer Facts and Cancer Clusters

    … area or workplace. The concern that a cancer cluster may exist usually occurs when someone's spouse, neighbor, or friend is diagnosed with cancer. This often brings an awareness of …
    • Updated on January 05, 2023.
  • Tuberculosis Reporting Made Simple

    … the body other than the lungs) needs to be reported within the same time frames. How do I know someone is a suspect TB case? The TB Program, Wisconsin Division of Public Health, uses the …
    • Updated on December 09, 2022.
  • Evers Administration, DHS, DPI Remind Schools of Support, Resources Available to Help Keep Kids and Educators Safe in School as Omicron Spreads

    … home when they are sick, or quarantine and get tested if they have been in close contact with someone diagnosed with COVID-19. The CDC guidance requires mask wearing as part of their …
    • Updated on January 10, 2022.
  • COVID-19: Staying Safe in Your Community

    … vaccines and booster doses. Get tested for COVID-19 if you have symptoms or were exposed to someone with COVID-19. Stay home if you have COVID-19 or COVID-19 symptoms. Seek treatment if you …
    • Updated on August 17, 2022.
  • Wisconsin to Offer COVID-19 Pfizer Vaccine Booster Doses

    … vaccine. In contrast, a "booster dose" refers to another dose of a vaccine that is given to someone who built enough protection after their initial vaccination, but then that protection …
    • Updated on September 27, 2021.
  • Refugee Health Program: About Refugee Health and the Program

    … Visa holders. Who are refugees? A refugee is defined by the 1951 Refugee Convention as "someone who is unable or unwilling to return to their country of origin owing to a well-founded …
    • Updated on December 30, 2022.
  • DHS Announces Opportunity to Order More Free 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 for at least …
    • Updated on November 17, 2022.
  • About Influenza (Flu)

    … those droplets can be breathed in by people around them or land on objects around them. If someone touches an object with the virus on it, and then uses their hands to touch their face, …
    • Updated on March 07, 2023.
  • Pre-6 P-EBT 2022-2023: Food Benefits for Young Children in FoodShare Families

    … call QUEST Card Services at 877-415-5164. Please remember that you cannot give your card to someone else. It is illegal to sell, trade, or give your Pre-6 P-EBT benefits to another person. …
    • Updated on March 22, 2023.
  • COVID-19: FAQs on Health Privacy

    … a serious and imminent threat to a person or the public, and when such disclosure is made to someone they believe can prevent or lessen the threat (including the target of the threat), 45 … of ethical conduct. Can information be shared if a patient or resident was exposed to someone with COVID-19? The HIPAA Privacy Rule recognizes the need for covered entities …
    • Updated on July 26, 2022.
  • Nursing Homes: RAI/MDS 3.0 Information

    … home completed the MDS assessment. If the resident expresses they would like to talk to someone about returning to the community, complete Nursing Home MDS 3.0 Section Q Referral and … detailed instruction. Non-MDS referral A non-MDS Q is when a resident requests to talk with someone separate from the MDS Section Q assessment and shall be treated the same as an MDS …
    • Updated on March 21, 2023.
  • Wisconsin to Offer COVID-19 Moderna and Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Booster Doses

    … vaccine. In contrast, a ‘booster dose’ refers to another dose of a vaccine that is given to someone who built enough protection after their initial vaccination, but then that protection …
    • Updated on October 22, 2021.
  • Zika: Wisconsin Data

    … who traveled to locations with active Zika virus transmission, or had sexual contact with someone who traveled to locations with active Zika virus transmission, or were born to a mother …
    • Updated on November 10, 2022.
  • Aging: Family Caregiver Support Programs

    … —A set of resources for employers. Helps them know how to support employees who care for someone with dementia. Powerful Tools for Caregivers —A six-week caregiver education class. …
    • Updated on July 20, 2022.
  • Dose of Reality: Start Talking About Opioids

    … step Having real talks is important, but it is not the only thing that you can do. If you or someone in your life is experiencing a problem with opioids, help is available.  Learn about …
    • Updated on February 04, 2023.
  • Client Rights: Accessing the Records of a Minor

    … Wis. Stat. § 51.30(5)(c) for more information.  What happens if record laws are violated? If someone affected by these rules believes the rules were violated, they can: Bring a civil action …
    • Updated on April 08, 2022.
  • Immunizations: Shingles (Herpes Zoster)

    … people get shingles more than once. A person with the shingles virus can give chickenpox to someone who hasn’t had chickenpox or hasn’t received the chickenpox vaccine. If you have blisters …
    • Updated on January 03, 2023.
  • Immunizations: Chickenpox (Varicella)

    … your child’s symptoms will be. It’s not worth taking the chance of exposing your child to someone with the disease. The best way to protect infants and children against chickenpox is to …
    • Updated on January 03, 2023.
  • COVID-19: Resources for Community Leaders

    … are ages 55 and older. What are the exclusion criteria in schools and child care settings when someone experiences symptoms post-COVID vaccination? Students and staff who experience systemic … test should not be used to determine the need for quarantine following close contact with someone who has COVID-19.   Social Media Use the social media conversation starters below to …
    • Updated on January 24, 2023.
  • COVID-19: Vaccine Facts

    … VAERS allows health and safety experts to assess possible vaccine safety concerns when someone submits a VAERS report. Some VAERS reports may contain information that is incomplete, … COVID-19, we give the virus less opportunity to keep mutating.  There are very few reasons someone would not be recommended for a COVID-19 vaccine. COVID-19 vaccines may not be recommended …
    • Updated on September 14, 2022.
Last revised March 26, 2023