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  • DHS Seeks Ideas for $8 Million in Opioid Settlement Funds

    … to hearing ideas for using this next round of settlement funds toward that goal.” If you or someone you love needs help for an opioid use disorder or other substance use issue, contact the …
    • Updated on January 30, 2023.
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections in Wisconsin

    … settings. If you are a health care or public health professional, patient, or are caring for someone after a procedure, there are steps you can take to prevent HAIs. Below you can find more …
    • Updated on March 06, 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 March 22, 2023.
  • COVID-19: Testing Support for Camps

    … signs of illness. Symptomatic: a person is exhibiting symptoms. Quarantine : is used to keep someone who might have been exposed to the virus away from others. Isolation : is used to … is a crucial tool to reduce “silent” spread of the virus. Infections can be contracted from someone who is asymptomatic (showing no symptoms) or pre-symptomatic (not currently showing … being provided services. To test  symptomatic  individuals. To test  close contacts  of someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 . Prevent outbreaks at the camp . All close contacts …
    • Updated on March 13, 2023.
  • 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.
  • Sexual Violence Prevention

    … communities. In Wisconsin: Nearly one in five high school students (19.9%) reported that someone has forced them "to do sexual things they did not want to do." (Youth Risk Behavior …
    • Updated on December 14, 2021.
  • 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.
  • DHS Makes Changes to COVID-19 Data Webpages

    … continue to get tested for COVID-19 if they are experiencing symptoms or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19. DHS urges all Wisconsinites to continue using a combination of COVID-19 …
    • Updated on September 14, 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.
  • Yersiniosis

    … carefully with soap and water before touching infants or their toys, bottles, or pacifiers. Someone other than the person handling food should care for children while chitlins are being …
    • Updated on October 07, 2021.
  • Crisis Services: Identifying a Crisis

    … What might not seem like a mental health crisis to you might be a mental health crisis to someone else. Some people who are struggling may not show any signs of a mental health crisis. …
    • Updated on July 16, 2022.
  • Real Talks Wisconsin: Start Talking

    … do when you feel stressed?” “What do you think you could do to get back to work?” “Is there someone that you feel comfortable asking for their support to find help?” “What can I do to …
    • Updated on February 19, 2023.
  • 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 February 16, 2023.
  • Childhood Experiences and Health: Prevalence of ACEs and Wisconsin adults

    … many steps that people can take to prevent and buffer the effects of early adversity. Talk to someone Learn about helplines, hotlines, and text services that provide support for all types of …
    • Updated on January 01, 2023.
  • Independent Living Centers in Wisconsin

    … Need help finding a personal care attendant? Looking for advice or support from someone with the same disability as you? Want to find an accessible form of recreation? All this …
    • Updated on March 09, 2023.
  • 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 March 17, 2023.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Last revised March 27, 2023