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  • Feeding Assistant Program: FAQs

    … Program FAQs (frequently asked questions) Who is a feeding assistant? A feeding assistant is someone who meets certain requirements . They're paid by a nursing facility to help residents eat … of Quality Assurance decides. The course must meet state and federal requirements. Can someone receive feeding assistant training at a technical college? No. The training should … diets receive help from a feeding assistant? It depends on the reason for the special diet. If someone has trouble swallowing, for example, then a nurse or nurse aide must help them. If the …
    • Updated on June 16, 2022.
  • Dose of Reality: Get the Facts on Opioids

    … is very strong, it does not take a lot of fentanyl to cause an overdose, especially for someone who does not usually take opioids. In 2020, the latest year in which data is available, … Carry NARCAN® NARCAN® is the opioid overdose reversal drug. It can be used to save the life of someone experiencing a fentanyl-related overdose. Act fast in the case of a fentanyl-related … 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 February 20, 2023.
  • Wisconsin Primary Care Office: Sites and Communities

    … be listed on any job vacancies posted to the NHSC Jobs Center, so it is important that this be someone the organization would want potential job applicants to contact regarding vacancies. Site … job seekers. The information provided in the site profile displays on the job center when someone clicks on your site for more information. A basic site profile including the following is …
    • Updated on November 01, 2021.
  • BadgerCare Plus: Forms, Guides, and Publications

    … Plus . ACCESS website BadgerCare Plus Application Packet, F-10182 (paper form) They want someone to act on their behalf . This can be a person or an organization. Learn more from the … Plus. ACCESS website Information Change Report, F-10183 (paper form) They need to allow someone to see information about their eligibility . Use the Release of Confidential Information …
    • Updated on June 10, 2022.
  • Client Rights: Minors

    … a petition for review by a mental health review officer A child who is 14 years or older, or someone on their behalf, can petition for a mental health review. They must file the petition … have the right to judicial review. This is not legal advice. Judicial review The child, or someone on their behalf, may file a judicial review petition within 21 days of the ruling. The …
    • Updated on April 04, 2022.
  • Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

    … nose or eyes. In the context of SARS, close contact means having cared for or lived with someone with SARS or having contact with respiratory secretions of a patient with SARS. Examples … or hugging, sharing eating or drinking utensils, or sustained interaction within 3 feet of someone infected with SARS. Close contact does not include walking by an infected person or …
    • Updated on September 14, 2022.
  • CPD: Dan Johnson Advocacy Award

    … was full of colleagues, friends, and family. He always had his work cell phone on, because someone might need his mentoring skills. Among his many accomplishments, he treasured the family he created as a foster parent and adoptive dad. In his wife Kathy, he found someone who shared his passion for family and adventure. He loved camping, raising kids, being a …
    • Updated on March 10, 2023.
  • Cholera

    … Cholera is a diarrheal disease that affects the intestines. Someone can get cholera after eating or drinking food or water contaminated with the bacterium … treatment, cholera can cause death within a few hours.     Treatment If you think you or someone you know has cholera, seek medical care immediately. Severe cases may require intravenous …
    • Updated on February 28, 2023.
  • Peer Services

    … Sometimes, the best remedy for mental health and substance use challenges is the attention of someone who understands. That's what peer services are all about. People with similar life …
    • Updated on August 20, 2022.
  • Clostridium Perfringens

    … unsafe temperature (between 40°F–140°F), clostridium perfringens can grow and multiply. After someone swallows the bacteria, it can produce a toxin (poison) that causes diarrhea. Clostridium …
    • Updated on September 21, 2021.
  • Public Health Advisory: Fentanyl Increasingly Present in Overdose Deaths in Wisconsin

    … see it, taste it, or smell it. A tiny amount—as little as two grains of salt—is enough to kill someone. Fentanyl test strips are legal in Wisconsin and available for purchase. Fentanyl test … of the strength of fentanyl, multiple doses of NARCAN® may be necessary. If you suspect someone is overdosing, call 911 immediately.   Fentanyl test strips are legal in Wisconsin and … a more serious problem. Get help talking with your kids using the Small Talks initiative. If someone you live with is using substances, keep NARCAN® on hand and learn how to use it. Let your …
    • Updated on September 03, 2022.
  • Resilient Wisconsin: Locate Help and Support

    … with mental health concerns Hotlines and helplines Wisconsin Peer-Run Respites Speak with someone who knows what you are going through Iris Place: 920-815-3217 La Crosse Lighthouse: … House: 414-877-5918 Solstice House: 608-244-5077 Wisconsin Peer Recovery Centers Speak with someone who knows what you are going through Cornucopia: 608-249-7477 The Friendship Connection: … with support services in your area 833-944-4673 Wisconsin Peer Recovery Centers Speak with someone who knows what you are going through Coulee Recovery Center: 608-784-4177 Lighthouse …
    • Updated on February 08, 2023.
  • Polio

    … fecal oral route. This means the virus is swallowed and then multiplies in the intestine. Someone who is infected with polio can spread the disease to others before they develop symptoms and up to two-weeks after symptoms appear. Someone can become infected with polio through: Contact with the poop of an infected person. …
    • Updated on January 04, 2023.
  • Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program

    … you. Join Senior FMNP Who can join Senior FMNP? To join, you must: Be 60 or older or live with someone 60 or older. Native Americans can join at age 55 or older. Meet low-income rules. Live in …
    • Updated on November 09, 2022.
  • WIC: Anyone can file a complaint about WIC program violations

    … benefits for cash, credit, or other items. A WIC-approved store or WIC participant threatens someone by using offensive words or physical force. WIC participants return WIC food or infant …
    • Updated on May 09, 2022.
  • FoodShare Employment and Training: FSET Success Stories

    … people find rewarding careers and a fresh start on life. Missy gained confidence by having someone in her corner. Watch Missy’s success story. The sky’s the limit for Jody, who likes the …
    • Updated on May 17, 2022.
  • Physical Disability Programs and Information

    … future success of a young person? Mentoring makes a difference. You can change the course of someone’s life by sharing your experience, insights, and talents. Please visit Great People Have …
    • Updated on December 20, 2022.
  • Resources For State and Local Partners

    … Verification If you are from another state's human services agency and want to verify if someone is receiving public assistance in Wisconsin, call the CARES Call Center at 608-261-6378 …
    • Updated on February 02, 2023.
  • Feeding Assistant Program: Training Requirements

    … and services. How to meet the needs of residents with more than one illness. This could be someone with a mental health illness and drug dependence, for example. Instruction on who feeding …
    • Updated on May 02, 2022.
  • Food Poisoning

    … food. It is a common cause of diarrheal illness in Wisconsin. If you believe you or someone you know became ill from eating a certain food, contact your local health department. …
    • Updated on January 26, 2023.
Last revised March 27, 2023