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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 March 13, 2023.
  • HIPAA: Protecting Your Health Information FAQ

    … or complaint that is reasonably related to the reason for claiming compensation. I have someone who is working on my behalf to help pay my medical bills. Can a hospital billing …
    • Updated on December 22, 2022.
  • Lead-Safe Wisconsin: Lead Paint Test Kits

    … asks you to use a test kit to find out if lead-safe work practices are needed, consider hiring someone else. A contractor who is following the rules on lead-safe renovation won’t rely on …
    • Updated on November 22, 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • STD: Information for Health Care Professionals

    … DPH and local health departments to follow-up on STDs which are reportable. This may mean someone may contact both health care professionals and patients about the status of the patient. …
    • Updated on February 17, 2023.
  • 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.
  • CLTS FS Instructions Module 11 - Resources for Certified Screeners

    … notes with correct grammar and spelling will be easier for a subsequent screener or someone reviewing the screen to understand. Previous Notes are Accurat e Every note on a … that led to what was (not) selected on the CLTS FS. Notes answer the question, “How would someone know the information selected on the CLTS FS is correct?” Notes: Include objective … check mark is made. The critical notes address items on the screen that might be questioned by someone else reviewing the screen. This is especially important at the state-level review when …
    • Updated on September 20, 2022.
  • COVID-19: Early Care and Education Programs

    … or signs of illness. Symptomatic : a person exhibiting symptoms. Quarantine: is used to keep someone who might have been exposed to the virus away from others. Isolation: is used to separate … and staff. According to the CDC, at least 50% of infections are likely contracted from someone that is asymptomatic (showing no symptoms) or pre-symptomatic (not currently showing … body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, and/or sore throat. Test close contacts of someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. Provide screening testing. This may include testing …
    • Updated on August 16, 2022.
  • Vital Records: Requesting a Vital Record

    … For deaths that occurred less than 50 years ago, you must be a direct descendant or someone with direct and tangible interest to get a copy. What if I don't know all the information … on the record doesn’t have acceptable identification, they can write a statement that allows someone else to apply on their behalf. The written statement should be signed by the person …
    • Updated on December 23, 2022.
  • IPS: Learning Collaborative

    … Theresa Iacullo and Beth Lohmann) Information will provided on techniques to support someone once they have obtained employment, including techniques to promote independence and use … Workplace supports: Using systematic instruction This course provides strategies to support someone once they have obtained employment, including techniques to promote independence and use …
    • Updated on March 19, 2023.
Last revised March 26, 2023