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  • Gov. Evers, DHS Announce 154 Wisconsin National Guard Members Completed CNA Training Course Since January

    … have any symptoms of COVID-19 . Get tested if you have symptoms of COVID-19 or were exposed to someone who has COVID-19. Wear a well-fitting mask when recommended and/or if you or someone you live or interact with may be at greater risk. Wearing a mask is recommended in public …
    • Updated on March 10, 2022.
  • COVID-19: Animals

    … the tools to protect people from COVID-19 Pets usually get COVID-19 after they were exposed to someone who is sick. When you are protected from COVID-19, your pets will be too. Stay up to date with your COVID-19 vaccines. If you have symptoms, test positive, or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, follow isolation and quarantine recommendations  and avoid contact with …
    • Updated on July 26, 2022.
  • Do's and Don'ts When Interacting with a Person who is Blind

    … or use their name when addressing them. This lets them know you are speaking to them, and not someone else in the room. DON'T shout when you speak. They can't see but often have fine hearing. …
    • Updated on August 03, 2022.
  • BadgerCare Plus: Prenatal Plan Member Information

    … Other doctor options If you need a service your doctor doesn’t provide, they will refer you to someone who does. The law lets you choose any doctor who accepts your ForwardHealth card. The …
    • Updated on May 19, 2022.
  • DHS Releases Guidance for Spring and Summer Activities

    … crowds and large events. Avoid gathering if you are sick or think you may have been exposed to someone with COVID-19. Guidance for specific activities, such as graduation ceremonies and …
    • Updated on April 02, 2021.
  • Feeding Assistant Program: The Role of a Feeding Assistant

    … infections. Trouble swallowing. What a feeding assistant is not A feeding assistant is not someone who is a: Nurse aide. Licensed health professional who received feeding training. …
    • Updated on May 09, 2022.
  • Wisconsin TB Assistance Program

    … tokens or taxi vouchers to get to clinic appointments. Nutritional supplements like Ensure for someone with a poor appetite. Yogurt or applesauce for a child who dislikes the taste of …
    • Updated on September 20, 2019.
  • Children’s Long-Term Support: Transition to Adult Long-Term Care

    … date. It should include: You. Parents or caregivers. The support and service coordinator. Someone from Family Care, IRIS (Include, Respect, I Self-Direct), or your county’s long-term …
    • Updated on March 07, 2023.
  • SeniorCare: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    … F-10076 SeniorCare Authorization of Representative, F-10080  (PDF) (use this form if someone is completing the SeniorCare application on your behalf) You can also ask for an … 65. Once you’re 65, you can apply at any time. Coverage begins the month after you apply. Can someone else apply for me? Yes. You can have someone apply for you. They need to fill out the SeniorCare Authorization of Representative form, …
    • Updated on August 01, 2022.
  • COVID-19: Communication Resources

    … | Hindi | Hmong | Somali | Spanish     Diagnosed or exposed to COVID-19 Next steps: exposed to someone with COVID-19, P-02598A English | Chinese | Hindi | Hmong | Somali | Spanish Next Steps: … with COVID-19 (Timeline) P-02905a English | Hindi | Hmong | Somali | Spanish Share spaces with someone who has COVID-19 more safely, P-02800 English | Hmong | Spanish COVID-19 testing COVID-19 …
    • Updated on December 13, 2022.
  • Adult Protective Services: Avoiding Scams

    … to a stranger. Home repair schemes are common across the nation. Before you give any money to someone who comes to your door, talk to your neighbors or trusted family members. Also, ask to …
    • Updated on October 17, 2022.
  • APS: Telemarketing

    … contact the National Adult Protective Services Association . Telemarketing calls might be someone trying to scam you or your loved ones. Keep in mind these DOs and DON’Ts for dealing with …
    • Updated on October 14, 2022.
  • PPS: Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse

    … 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. (Monday-Thursday) You may call at other times and leave a message. Someone will return your call at the beginning of the next shift. PPS redesign We are redesigning …
    • Updated on December 22, 2022.
  • DHS Reaffirms that Every Wisconsinite Can Get COVID-19 Vaccine

    … away from their vaccination appointments are addressed and resolved immediately.” If you or someone you know has been turned away by a vaccinator because of their ID and/or health …
    • Updated on April 12, 2021.
  • Substance Use Disorders

    … consequences on the individual’s personal and professional life is cause for concern. When someone is behaving in this way, it may be time for them to talk to a professional about whether …
    • Updated on January 26, 2023.
  • Peer Services: Peer Recovery Centers

    … outcomes are more likely when people with mental health and substance use challenges talk with someone who has firsthand recovery experience. Supporting mental health and substance use …
    • Updated on July 25, 2022.
  • La Crosse Lighthouse Peer-Run Respite Opens

    … respites also provide emotional support over the phone to people who simply need to talk with someone. Visit the peer-run respite page on the DHS website for the contact information for …
    • Updated on December 13, 2021.
  • Client Rights: Releasing Minors from Inpatient Treatment

    … their wish to leave, they must sign it. But they don’t have to write it. If the child or someone else gives the statement to a staff member, they must file it with the court. The court …
    • Updated on April 04, 2022.
  • Childhood Experiences and Health: Health Conditions and Adversity

    … 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.
  • Cyclosporiasis

    … is caused by the Cyclospora parasite. The parasite is found in a sick person’s poop. Someone can become exposed to the parasite if they consume food or water that is contaminated …
    • Updated on February 28, 2023.
Last revised March 22, 2023