Skip to main content
State of Wisconsin flag

Official website of the State of Wisconsin

Dot gov

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.


Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock () or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

We have refreshed our website: Tell us what you think

Use the "Site Feedback" link found at the bottom of every webpage. We look forward to hearing from you!

  • Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS)

    … be appropriate based on your public health or research question, email Wisconsin PRAMS and someone from the team will get back to you! …
    • Updated on January 26, 2023.
  • Assisted Living: Psychotropic Medication Management

    … about benefits, side effects, and alternatives. Be capable of giving consent. In some cases, someone appointed by a court can give consent for a resident. Regulations Adult Day Care Center …
    • Updated on January 13, 2023.
  • Governor Evers, DHS Announce Enhanced COVID-19 Testing Support for Schools

    … situation: Testing for individuals with symptoms or those who have been in close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19 Testing for people who attend or participate in …
    • Updated on June 22, 2021.
  • Eleven Peer Recovery Centers Receive Grants to Expand Services

    … peer recovery centers is that positive recovery outcomes are more likely when people talk with someone who has firsthand recovery experience. Peer recovery centers offer alternatives to …
    • Updated on June 30, 2021.
  • Ammonia

    … eye, nose, or throat irritation is occurring, leave the area and call the fire department. If someone has swallowed ammonia, call 911. Elderly people, children, and people with lung diseases, …
    • Updated on January 10, 2023.
  • Texting and Emails from DHS

    …   Questions and answers Why am I getting these texts and emails? I didn’t subscribe.  You or someone in your household added this email address or cell phone number when applying for or …
    • Updated on November 01, 2022.
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections: Patient and Long-Term Care Facility Resident Information

    … Ask your doctor about how you can quit before surgery. Don't shave before surgery. If someone tries to shave you with a razor before surgery, speak up. Don't let family and friends …
    • Updated on January 05, 2023.
  • COVID-19: Impacts on DHS Programs

    … exposed person to use, if possible. Plan to clean these rooms regularly. Learn how to care for someone at home . Create an emergency plan . Advise caregivers to speak with family and friends … holds weekly live call-in events, as well as archived programs all relating to caring for someone who is older or disabled. Alzheimer's Foundation of America hosts webinars that are … employer. Telework may be an option, as well as leave options. Remind them to emphasize that someone else's health is dependent on them remaining well. Prioritize emotional health and stress …
    • Updated on January 27, 2023.
  • Telecommunication Assistance Program (TAP)

    … Since hearing loss is often not visible, people might jump to the wrong conclusion that someone is aloof, confused, not smart, or has had a personality change. Hearing Help Your … your hearing loss begins with understanding what is happening. Here is information for you or someone you know who may have trouble hearing. Technology Just about everyone with any type or …
    • Updated on December 27, 2022.
  • FoodShare Employment and Training Work Requirement Partners FAQ

    … children in the home.   1. When will members find out if the new FoodShare policy applies to someone in their household? As part of the FoodShare application and renewal processes, … FSET service provider? Members can find FSET service provider contact information here . If someone in a member’s household needs to meet the work requirement, the member will receive a …
    • Updated on June 16, 2022.
  • COVID-19: K-12 Schools

    … Learning . Do students, faculty, and staff need to quarantine after close contact with someone with COVID-19? No. Quarantine is no longer recommended for people who were in close contact to someone with COVID-19 except in certain high-risk congregate settings (such as correctional …
    • Updated on January 31, 2023.
  • HIV: FAQs About At-Home HIV Testing

    … HIV? Unprotected sex (vaginal, oral, or anal) with multiple sex partners Unprotected sex with someone who is HIV-positive or whose HIV status you don’t know Unprotected sex between a man and …
    • Updated on July 20, 2022.
  • Children’s Long-Term Support: Become a Provider

    … more than 15,000 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. The …
    • Updated on June 15, 2022.
  • Nurse Aide Program: Providers Verifying Nurse Aide Employment

    … of TMU credentials (login ID and email) to each facility. If you’ve served as the contact, but someone else is taking over that role, you can update the contact in TMU. You must give new …
    • Updated on May 02, 2022.
  • Childhood Communicable Diseases

    … and protozoa that are passed from one person to another. It is important to recognize when someone in a group setting is sick with a communicable disease so steps can be taken to obtain …
    • Updated on August 29, 2022.
  • DHS Renews Commitment to Reducing Drug Overdoses in Wisconsin

    … who have experienced trauma or adverse childhood experiences —both of which can increase someone’s chance of developing substance use disorder. “We know that addiction is a disease. We …
    • Updated on August 31, 2021.
  • Adolescent Health in Wisconsin

    … Nearly 1 in 5 Wisconsin students (19.9%) reported that at least once in their lives, someone had forced them to do sexual things that they did not want to do (2019 Youth Risk …
    • Updated on December 21, 2022.
  • DHS Announces New Electronic Communications to Notify COVID-19 Close Contacts

    … of Health Services (DHS) today announced that people who have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 can be sent a text or email notifying them of their …
    • Updated on October 04, 2021.
  • Infection Control and Prevention - Tuberculosis (TB)

    … employees usually do not see cases of suspected or known TB in their facilities. However, if someone who states he/she has TB presents to a LHD for services, how should staff manage that … are listed in the OSHA Respiratory Protection Standard, an employer should designate someone who is qualified by appropriate training or experience to manage the complexity of the …
    • Updated on October 05, 2020.
  • PPE Frequently Asked Questions

    … 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 … of a volunteer for the purposes of coverage by OSHA standards? OSHA defines a volunteer as someone who receives no form of compensation from the entity using the services of the volunteer. …
    • Updated on August 12, 2022.
Last revised February 7, 2023