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  • STD: Information for Health Care Professionals

    … DPH and local health departments to follow-up on STDs which are reportable.  This may mean someone may contact both health care professionals and patients about the status of the patient. …
    • Updated on August 10, 2021.
  • HIV: FAQs About Testing, Disclosure, and Significant Exposure in Health Care Settings

    … or due to a court order. If a positive HIV test is already documented in the medical record of someone who caused a significant exposure, can a provider disclose that information to the person …
    • Updated on July 21, 2022.
  • Zika Virus Response

    … to locations with active Zika virus transmission or in people who had sexual contact with someone who traveled to a location with active Zika virus transmission. Wisconsin is populated by …
    • Updated on September 27, 2022.
  • Healthy Swimming

    … we can help prevent others from becoming sick! If you have an accident in the pool or see someone have an accident, tell a lifeguard or staff member right away so that the pool can be …
    • Updated on June 15, 2022.
  • COVID-19: Diagnosed

    … if you are up to date with your COVID-19 vaccines or if you haven’t had close contact with someone with COVID-19. You should also get tested for COVID-19 as soon as possible if you have …
    • Updated on August 24, 2022.
  • COVID-19: Early Care and Education Programs

    … or signs of illness. Symptomatic : a person exhibiting symptoms. Quarantine: is used to keep someone who might have been exposed to the virus away from others. Isolation: is used to separate … and staff. According to the CDC, at least 50% of infections are likely contracted from someone that is asymptomatic (showing no symptoms) or pre-symptomatic (not currently showing … body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, and/or sore throat. Test close contacts of someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. Provide screening testing. This may include testing …
    • Updated on August 16, 2022.
  • CLTS FS Instructions Module 11 - Resources for Certified Screeners

    … notes with correct grammar and spelling will be easier for a subsequent screener or someone reviewing the screen to understand. Previous Notes are Accurat e Every note on a … that led to what was (not) selected on the CLTS FS. Notes answer the question, “How would someone know the information selected on the CLTS FS is correct?” Notes: Include objective … check mark is made. The critical notes address items on the screen that might be questioned by someone else reviewing the screen. This is especially important at the state-level review when …
    • Updated on September 20, 2022.
  • COVID-19: Assisted Living

    … positive for SARS-CoV-2 with a viral test Has symptoms of COVID-19, or Had a known exposure to someone with COVID-19 (or a higher-risk exposure for HCP). Visitors who have met community … of residents or staff with symptoms of COVID-19 and any residents or staff who have had with someone who tested positive for COVID-19. Ensure notification to coordinate facility wide testing …
    • Updated on January 11, 2023.
  • Vital Records: Requesting a Vital Record

    … For deaths that occurred less than 50 years ago, you must be a direct descendant or someone with direct and tangible interest to get a copy. What if I don't know all the information … on the record doesn’t have acceptable identification, they can write a statement that allows someone else to apply on their behalf. The written statement should be signed by the person …
    • Updated on December 23, 2022.
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections: About

    … Ask your doctor about how you can quit before surgery. Don't shave before surgery. If someone tries to shave you with a razor before surgery, speak up. Don't let family and friends …
    • Updated on July 05, 2022.
  • WISH Documentation: Hospitalizations Resulting from Nonfatal Motor Vehicle Crashes

    … who is receiving health care (i.e., hospitalized) but instead, the behavior was present among someone involved in the crash at the time of the crash. It does not imply that drugs or alcohol …
    • Updated on July 30, 2021.
  • COVID-19: Staffing Resources

    … agency working with DHS will not reach out to you. If your facility receives a message from someone claiming to be contracted with Wisconsin DHS and you have not requested to participate in …
    • Updated on February 17, 2022.
  • COVID-19: Immunity

    … COVID-19 is a form of active immunity. By getting sick and recovering from COVID-19. After someone recovers from COVID-19, they develop antibodies that can provide protection against …
    • Updated on December 15, 2022.
  • Self-Management Education: Learn More. Feel Better.

    … (COPD), arthritis, epilepsy, and cancer. The workshop is also available to those who live with someone with a chronic condition. Living Well with Chronic Conditions , also known as Stanford's …
    • Updated on June 16, 2022.
  • CLTS FS Instructions Module 7 - School and Work

    … help setting up their task and their task changes several times a day). This person may need someone to help set up the task, but can do the task independently until the next task needs to …
    • Updated on February 02, 2022.
  • WISH Query: Injury-Related Emergency Department Visits (2002-2015)

    … inclusive of all manners): Unintentional fall-related TBI Unintentional struck by or against someone or something TBI Unintentional motor vehicle-related TBI Assault-related TBI …
    • Updated on December 08, 2022.
  • WISH Query: Injury-Related Hospitalizations (1995-2015)

    … inclusive of all manners): Unintentional fall-related TBI Unintentional struck by or against someone or something TBI Unintentional motor vehicle-related TBI Assault-related TBI …
    • Updated on December 08, 2022.
  • Wisconsin Healthiest Families Initiative

    … injuries include those that were purposely inflicted, with the intent to injure or kill someone (including self). Intentional injuries often involve a violent act. Examples include …
    • Updated on January 13, 2023.
  • OBVI: Diabetic Retinopathy

    … eyes? If you are among the 10 million people in the United States who have diabetes - or if someone close to you has this disease - you should know that diabetes can affect the eyes and …
    • Updated on November 05, 2021.
  • WISH Query: Injury-Related Emergency Department Visits (2016+)

    … inclusive of all manners): Unintentional fall-related TBI Unintentional struck by or against someone or something TBI Unintentional motor vehicle-related TBI Assault-related TBI …
    • Updated on December 08, 2022.
Last revised February 8, 2023