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  • IRIS: Participant Information and Partner Agencies

    … to be eligible for IRIS. You might need to be screened again if your condition has changed. Someone from IRIS will meet with you. They will ask about: You and your family. Your caregivers. …
    • Updated on January 09, 2023.
  • Minority Health: April 2022 was Minority Health Month

    … other. And to drive home the point that we are not alone. If I don’t have the answer, I know someone who knows someone else who does. What does your community need to be healthy? Our community needs what it … does your community need to be healthy? To help provide health awareness in the community from someone who is knowledgeable of the community! What advice would you give to anyone hoping to …
    • Updated on May 18, 2022.
  • LTCFS Instructions Module 11: Completion of the LTCFS and Notes

    … mail Video conference Internet video Written information Fax Email One-way communication with someone other than the person being screened (e.g., guardian, healthcare providers), by: … mail Video conference Internet video Written information Fax Email One-way communication with someone other than the person being screened (e.g., guardian, healthcare provider), by: Telephone …
    • Updated on October 20, 2021.
  • Maternal and Child Health: Reproductive Health and Family Planning

    … such as: Ectopic pregnancy. Incomplete miscarriage. Incomplete placental delivery. You or someone you know tries to end a pregnancy outside of the health care system and suffers …
    • Updated on January 11, 2023.
  • WISH Query: Injury-Related Hospitalizations (2016+)

    … 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: Testing Support for Shelters

    … or 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 separate … for asymptomatic residents and staff. Test symptomatic individuals. Test close contacts of someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. Preparing for COVID-19 testing: step-by-step …
    • Updated on January 11, 2023.
  • Climate and Health: Winter Weather Health and Safety Tips

    … for an impending storm, blizzard, ice-storm, or extreme cold temperatures. If you know of someone who may not be aware of weather warnings, such as a person with a hearing loss, help by …
    • Updated on December 27, 2022.
  • January 24 and February 5: Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents (ABAWD) Rule

    … a 36-month period. There are many exemptions from this work requirement, including pregnancy, someone experiencing homelessness, and if the member is experiencing physical or mental health …
    • Updated on February 21, 2020.
  • Lead-Safe Wisconsin: Pediatric Lead Testing and Reporting

    … due for a follow-up test. If your organization would like access to the Lead Registry, choose someone to be your site administrator. That person should complete these forms: Wisconsin Blood …
    • Updated on December 14, 2022.
  • Infection Control and Prevention - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

    … requirements for the person assigned to provide training. However, it is best to select someone with knowledge in this area. How should PPE be stored? Generally PPE should be stored in …
    • Updated on January 13, 2023.
  • Family Care and Family Care Partnership: Being a Full Partner

    … help to take part in the process. This includes an interpreter or person to read to you. If someone makes legal choices on your behalf, they will be involved with you. They’ll make sure … resources in a way that is illegal. Your health and safety (or another person’s) are at risk. Someone decides for you, and it’s not based on what you want. If your MCO limits how you use SDS, … contact in either: Your Member Handbook Family Care MCOs Key Contacts (PDF) You also can ask someone to be an advocate for you. An advocate helps you make sure the MCO addresses your needs …
    • Updated on July 12, 2022.
  • Suspension of Benefits for Incarcerated Members: Frequently Asked Questions

    … they had to complete the full application again to regain health care coverage. When someone's BadgerCare Plus or Wisconsin Medicaid coverage is suspended, their suspension can be … that should not have been covered during the time they should have been suspended. When someone is suspended and remains part of a household, does that person still count as a member of …
    • Updated on May 07, 2021.
  • Immunizations: Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine and HPV-Related Cancers

    … intimate skin‐to-skin contact. You can get HPV by having vaginal, anal, or oral sex with someone who has the virus, even if they don’t have any signs or symptoms. HPV also can spread …
    • Updated on January 03, 2023.
  • Alcohol Use in Wisconsin

    … fun activity. Decline a round — Don't feel required to join in a round of drinks, even if someone else buys. You can always have one next time. Only wine while you dine — Cut down on how …
    • Updated on November 13, 2022.
  • Resilient Wisconsin: Trauma and Toxic Stress

    … result of many stressful events. These events are often a result of negative experiences with someone we know.  Examples of complex trauma include:  Sexual abuse.  Physical and emotional …
    • Updated on January 09, 2023.
  • Dementia Care: Memory Screening in the Community

    … loss, and the largest risk factor is age. While the stereotype of a person with dementia is someone old and forgetful, memory loss is only one symptom among many and cognitive changes or … becomes lost. Depression and anxiety are treatable conditions that can also occur when someone has Alzheimer’s disease. Vascular dementia Vascular dementia can be the result of a large … when provided with a large sheet of paper and a dark marker to use when drawing. However, someone who is Blind should not be asked to draw a clock. In place of the clock drawing task, use …
    • Updated on January 03, 2023.
  • EMS and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy Rule - Frequently Asked Questions

    … effect? The final compliance date for the Privacy Rule was April 14, 2003. What happens if someone violates HIPAA regulations? In January 2013, the final Omnibus HIPAA Rules adopted an …
    • Updated on June 16, 2022.
  • CLTS FS Instructions Module 4 - Mental Health

    … result in one of the following: An injury seeking medical attention. Use of weapons against someone (for example, gun, knife, chains, switchblade). Arson (purposeful fire setting) or bomb …
    • Updated on February 02, 2022.
  • COVID-19: Vaccine Data

    … spaced out by weeks, months, or years to provide the best protection against a disease. Once someone receives the recommended number of doses within the correct timeframe, their series is …
    • Updated on November 16, 2022.
  • COVID-19: Wisconsin Coronavirus Wastewater Monitoring Network

    … in communities by testing people experiencing symptoms or those may been in close contact with someone that has tested positive. While testing is a crucial tool to help track the spread of the …
    • Updated on December 29, 2022.
Last revised January 29, 2023