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  • 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 November 13, 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Wisconsin Emergency Assistance Volunteer Registry (WEAVR): Frequently Asked Questions

    … more efficient and timely. In short, volunteers can be deployed faster. How do I contact someone if I have questions? If you'd like more information about WEAVR, email  the Division of …
    • Updated on June 16, 2022.
  • Vital Records: In-Person Research

    … in the search area. They must be always kept behind the genealogy counter. Will there be someone to help me with my search? Staff members are available to answer questions and give you a …
    • Updated on July 22, 2022.
  • WISH Query: Injury-Related Mortality - 1999 and Later

    … 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.
  • COVID-19: Wisconsin Exposure Notification App Privacy Policy

    … are taken for an appropriate amount of time based on the exposure date. It is possible that someone who receives an exposure notice could guess the identity of the COVID-19 positive …
    • Updated on January 13, 2023.
  • Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)

    … with hands with MRSA on them (usually those of health care providers), an infected wound, or someone who carries MRSA but does not have signs of an infection. For information on other …
    • Updated on December 27, 2022.
  • COVID-19: Frequently Asked Questions

    … curve as cases/deaths based on when they’re reported, but include an earlier date as to when someone actually started having symptoms of COVID-19, or passed away from the disease. That … symptoms of COVID-19 AND known exposure to COVID-19 (for example, being a close contact of someone who was diagnosed with COVID-19) and no molecular or antigen test was performed COVID-19 … that we know where a person went to get vaccinated and their primary address. Knowing where someone went to get vaccinated can help us determine how to best distribute doses. Vaccine …
    • Updated on January 26, 2023.
  • COVID-19: K-12 School Testing Program

    … current teachers and staff with COVID-19 symptoms or those who have been in close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19 (diagnostic testing) Routine screening testing is no … COVID-19 test results to inform certain public health decisions, such as determining if someone has COVID-19 for the purposes of returning to school. For more information on at-home … COVID-19 test results to inform certain public health decisions, such as determining if someone has COVID-19 for the purposes of returning to school. For more information on at-home …
    • Updated on October 20, 2022.
  • Using Health IT to Improve the Health Care Experience

    … monitor their health. Over a third have downloaded or shared their health information with someone else, such as a provider or caregiver. Save time and get the information you need when … health. Over a third of individuals have downloaded or shared their health information with someone else , such as a provider or caregiver, in the past year. The outcome of empowering …
    • Updated on June 14, 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.
  • 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.
  • COVID-19: Self-Testing

    … you have symptoms and have access to a self-test, use it immediately. If you were exposed to someone with COVID-19, use a self-test at least five full days after your last exposure. If you …
    • Updated on January 25, 2023.
  • Immunizations: Whooping Cough (Pertussis)

    … for uncontrollable, violent coughing that often makes it hard to breathe. After coughing, someone with pertussis may need to take deep breaths that result in a “whooping” sound. Pertussis …
    • Updated on January 03, 2023.
  • 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.
Last revised February 3, 2023