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  • Medicaid: The Children Come First Program

    … day and time. Do not include any medical information in the email because email isn’t secure. Someone will contact you to schedule an interview. This can be done by phone or in person. During …
    • Updated on March 01, 2023.
  • Elderly, Blind, or Disabled Medicaid and SSI Medicaid Member Information

    … of the month. [ Reporting changes You must report any of the following changes within 10 days: Someone moves in or out of your home Someone becomes pregnant or gives birth Your living arrangement changes (for example, you’re incarcerated or you move into a nursing home). Someone in your house has a change in health insurance You get married or divorced You move to a …
    • Updated on March 01, 2023.
  • LTCFS Instructions Module 3: LTCFS Basic Information, Screen Information, Demographics, and Living Situation

    … With Live-in Paid Caregiver(s) (this includes service in exchange for room and board) Someone Else’s Home or Apartment This is a residence where the home is owned or rented by another … any of the above selections. This could be a correctional facility. Do not select “Other” for someone in a hospital, swing bed, or other temporary living situation.  Prefers to Live The … selections are: Stay at current residence Move to their own home or apartment  Move to someone else’s home or apartment  Move to an apartment with onsite services Move to a group …
    • Updated on October 20, 2021.
  • Peer Services: Peer-Run Respites

    … is based on choice, individuals must self-refer to a peer-run respites. People who need someone to make a referral for them may need more help than a peer-run respite can offer.  … In other words, positive outcomes are more likely when people in emotional distress talk with someone who has been there rather than being isolated in the community with little to no support …
    • Updated on March 11, 2023.
  • FoodShare News and Updates

    … your bills, and other factors. You may be able to get more FoodShare benefits if you or someone in your household has to pay bills, like rent, utilities, child care, or child support. You may also be able to get more FoodShare benefits if you or someone in your household is 60 years old or older, is blind, or has a disability and that person …
    • Updated on March 20, 2023.
  • Consumer Guide: Finding and Choosing Mental Health Care Treatment Programs

    … treatment program? A mental health care treatment program is a set of activities designed for someone with a mental health concern or mental illness. Programs include: Intervention and …
    • Updated on February 08, 2023.
  • Do-Not-Resuscitate (DNR) Information

    … agent who signed the Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) form can revoke the order by removing, or asking someone to remove, the DNR bracelet. The attending health care professional must be notified as …
    • Updated on March 08, 2021.
  • Sulfates

    … result in harmful health effects? The following symptoms can appear a short time after someone drinks water that has over 500 ppm of sulfates: Diarrhea Intestinal pain (especially in …
    • Updated on June 15, 2022.
  • COVID-19: Travel

    … if you were in crowded places and didn't wear a well-fitting mask. If you will be around someone at higher risk of getting severely sick with COVID-19, consider taking extra steps to …
    • Updated on January 03, 2023.
  • Resilient Wisconsin: Trauma-Informed Practices

    … how common it is for trauma to be present in certain behaviors and symptoms. Caring for someone in this way can show them as a whole person. Guiding principles for trauma-informed …
    • Updated on February 04, 2023.
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship: Patient Resources

    … be as effective over time and different illnesses may need different antibiotics. Do not take someone else's antibiotics. The antibiotic may not work for your illness and may interfere with …
    • Updated on December 27, 2022.
  • Children’s Long-Term Support: Eligibility and Enrollment Streamlining Medicaid Enrollment Help

    … of Medicaid. The effective enrollment dates. When Medicaid eligibility might end or when someone may need to renew. Monitor Medicaid enrollment over time The ForwardHealth Portal helps …
    • Updated on May 11, 2022.
  • DHS and Laboratory Partners Confirm a Third Variant Strain of SARS-CoV-2 in Wisconsin

    … and get vaccinated when you are eligible. If you feel sick, or are a close contact of someone with COVID-19, get tested. For up-to-date information about Wisconsin’s COVID-19 …
    • Updated on March 26, 2021.
  • DHS to Increase COVID-19 Testing Capacity, Relaunches Community Testing Program

    … 15, 2021.  No matter one’s vaccination status, all people who were in close contact with someone with COVID-19 or who have COVID-19 symptoms should get tested. And, with the high-level …
    • Updated on October 07, 2021.
  • Governor Evers, DHS Announce Statewide Tour to Recognize COVID-19 Heroes

    … who stepped up to protect their communities. Wisconsinites can participate by recognizing someone in their lives who has been involved in the COVID-19 response by submitting a note of …
    • Updated on March 14, 2022.
  • DHS Wraps Up Thank You Tour of Wisconsin

    … the state. Wisconsinites can still show support for their COVID-19 heroes by recognizing someone in their lives who has been involved in the COVID-19 response. You can submit a note of …
    • Updated on June 08, 2022.
  • Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease

    … with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Be sure to wash hands before and after caring for someone who is sick and after: Changing diapers Using the toilet Blowing your nose Clean and …
    • Updated on November 21, 2022.
  • DHS Urges Public Health Practices to Keep Kids Safe and in School

    … child tested for COVID-19 if they are experiencing symptoms or have had close contact with someone with COVID-19. Keep your child home from school and other activities to isolate and …
    • Updated on December 30, 2021.
  • What Is Asthma?

    … that can increase a person’s risk of developing the condition. These include: Genetics —If someone in your family has asthma or allergies, your risk of developing asthma increases. Early …
    • Updated on March 14, 2023.
  • Lead-Safe Wisconsin: Contact the Lead and Asbestos Certification Program

    … a health department official with questions or concerns about a project you’re monitoring, or someone who wants to report possible unsafe work with lead or asbestos, use our map of Department …
    • Updated on March 08, 2023.
Last revised March 23, 2023