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  • Children's Long-Term Support: What is a CLTS Provider?

    … more than 14,000 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. Are you …
    • Updated on October 28, 2022.
  • DHS Schedules Listening Sessions to Get Input On How Settlement Funds Should Be Used to Address Wisconsin’s Opioid Epidemic

    … from people solutions and ideas that are appropriate for their communities.” If you or someone you love needs help, contact the Wisconsin Addiction Recovery Helpline . Call 211 or …
    • Updated on June 01, 2022.
  • Typhus Fever

    … in infected, dried flea poop. Murine typhus cannot be spread from one person to another. Once someone has had murine typhus, that person will not become re-infected after they recover. Due to …
    • Updated on October 07, 2021.
  • Resilient Wisconsin

    … Watch "Here to Help" with Hmong captions Mark Stoner "That changed my life around knowing that someone cared about me. I'm trying to clean our communities up and show our children that even …
    • Updated on January 27, 2023.
  • Small Talks: How WI Prevents Underage Drinking

    … about alcohol. Help your child sort out what they hear from friends or see on TV, before someone hands them a drink. Start talking to kids about the dangers of underage drinking around …
    • Updated on July 23, 2022.
  • LTCFS Instructions Module 7: Health-Related Services (HRS) Table

    … Preventions or interventions on the HRS Table include, but are not limited to: Having someone (e.g., helper, family member, etc.) present to prevent the person from exhibiting the … (e.g., sleepwalks, sleep talks, etc.). Has as the only response in their behavior plan that someone call 911 for emergency assistance. Is given a PRN (as needed) medication as the only … behavior plan to record on the HRS Table. Has as the only response in their behavior plan that someone call 911 for emergency assistance. Is given a PRN (as needed) medication as the only …
    • Updated on October 20, 2021.
  • Peer-Run Respite for Veterans Now Open

    … an opportunity for people to talk through challenging thoughts, feelings, and impulses with someone who can relate to the same experiences. To inquire about an overnight stay or receive …
    • Updated on January 28, 2021.
  • As the Cold Weather Brings an Uptick in COVID-19 Cases, DHS Reminds Wisconsinites How to Stay Healthy this Holiday Season

    … regardless of vaccination status, should take a COVID-19 test five days after being exposed to someone with COVID-19. We also remind those who test positive that COVID-19 antiviral treatments …
    • Updated on December 07, 2022.
  • DHS Provides Update on Support for Wisconsin’s Health Care System

    … any symptoms. Getting tested if you have symptoms of COVID-19 or if you are a close contact of someone who has COVID-19. Anyone with signs or symptoms of COVID-19 should get tested, regardless …
    • Updated on September 01, 2022.
  • Evers Administration Continues COVID-19 Testing Efforts, Support

    … No matter your vaccination status, you should get tested if you were in close contact with someone with COVID-19, or if you have any COVID-19 symptoms.” If you need to test for COVID-19, …
    • Updated on September 01, 2022.
  • COVID-19: Vaccine Conversations

    … might be where the conversation stays Remember that one conversation will likely not change someone’s opinions about COVID-19 vaccination. If the conversation becomes emotional, try to end …
    • Updated on July 26, 2022.
  • Swimmer's Itch

    … their skin. The parasites are unable to live in a human and soon die. This can happen when someone air dries after being in water where the parasite is living. Air drying gives the …
    • Updated on October 18, 2022.
  • Lead-Safe Wisconsin: The Lead-Safe Homes Program

    … companies that do lead risk assessment or abatement work. Just complete this interest form . Someone from the program will contact you. How does an abatement company qualify? An abatement …
    • Updated on December 15, 2022.
  • Infection Control and Prevention: Respiratory Protection

    … 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 July 18, 2022.
  • IRIS (Include, Respect, I Self-Direct)

    … eligible for Medicaid. Be an adult or elder with a disability. Need the same level of care as someone in a nursing home. Live in a home, apartment, adult family home, or residential care …
    • Updated on September 29, 2022.
  • Ringworm

    … underwear at least once a day. Don't share clothing, towels, sheets, or personal items with someone who has ringworm. Wash hands properly after playing with pets. Take your pet to the …
    • Updated on June 15, 2022.
  • Client Rights: Admitting Minors to Inpatient Treatment

    … of 14, they can petition the court for inpatient admission. If they’re 14 or older, they or someone acting on their behalf can petition the court for inpatient admission. The court can … hearing? A lawyer and, in some cases, a guardian, must be appointed if the child doesn’t have someone to represent them. Any mandatory hearings should be held within seven business days after …
    • Updated on April 08, 2022.
  • COVID-19: Wear a Mask

    … are masks at preventing the spread of COVID-19? Respiratory droplets are released when someone coughs, sneezes, talks, or breathes. The virus that causes COVID-19 spreads from person … mask with two or more layers of breathable fabric or a surgical mask are the best choices for someone with asthma. Make sure it's comfortable, covers your nose and mouth, tucks under your …
    • Updated on October 10, 2022.
  • Dementia Care: Individuals and Families

    … When someone notices memory changes in themselves or a loved one, it can be difficult to know what to … those are from rural, underserved parts of Wisconsin. Care at home Providing care at home for someone with dementia has rewards as well as challenges. You don’t have to do it on your own. …
    • Updated on December 30, 2022.
  • COVID-19: Testing Support for Confinement Facilities

    … symptoms. Quarantine: Physical separation of an individual who has had close contact with someone with confirmed or suspected COVID-19, to reduce the risk of transmission to others if the … and/or diarrhea. This list does not include all possible symptoms.  Close contacts of someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. Testing is recommended regardless of COVID-19 … for PIOC and staff who have been potentially exposed or identified as a  close contact  of someone with COVID-19, regardless of COVID-19 vaccination and booster status.   Routine screening …
    • Updated on January 12, 2023.
Last revised February 5, 2023