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  • Vapor Intrusion

    … of heart defects. This can happen at low levels of TCE and very early in pregnancy, before someone may know that they are pregnant. Therefore, individuals who are or may become pregnant … intrusion depend on many factors, including the specific chemical, how much of the chemical someone was exposed to and at what levels, and for how long someone was exposed. In addition, humans can have different reactions depending on their …
    • Updated on December 23, 2021.
  • Mental Health: Care and Coverage

    … treatment to people living with mental health conditions. Who is a mental health professional? Someone who can help people get relief from mental health conditions, and find ways to improve … mental health conditions. If you need it, they can prescribe medicine, or can connect you with someone who can determine whether you need medication. They are trained to offer an objective, …
    • Updated on December 26, 2022.
  • Clostridioides difficile (C. difficile)

    … infection or an exposure to the germs. C. difficile can be spread through direct contact with someone who has a C. difficile infection or by someone who carries the bacteria but shows no signs or symptoms of infection (called …
    • Updated on February 12, 2023.
  • Infection Control and Prevention: Tuberculosis (TB) Frequently Asked Questions

    … (LHD) staff 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 …
    • Updated on June 16, 2022.
  • WisTech: WisLoan and Telework

    … reside in Wisconsin. Applicants must be a person with a disability or be purchasing items for someone with a disability (for example, a grandparent buying a device for a grandchild). Loans …
    • Updated on October 15, 2021.
  • Real Talks Wisconsin: Change the Conversation on Substance Use

    … you can take to build trust and support. Get talk tips Get help You're not alone if you or someone you know needs help for a substance use concern. Treatment is effective. Recovery is …
    • Updated on March 22, 2023.
  • Dementia Care: Resources

    … dementia. Alzheimer’s Association: Communication and Alzheimer’s —Communicate effectively with someone living with dementia. Alzheimer’s Association: Dementia and Driving —Discuss retirement … exploitation. Wisconsin Elder Abuse Hotline —Call the help line if you need to talk to someone about suspected abuse of an elder (age 60 and over). For more information Stay up to date …
    • Updated on December 30, 2022.
  • Psittacosis

    … dry, small dust particles (including the bacteria) can get into the air. The most common way someone gets infected is by breathing in the dust from these dried secretions. Less commonly, … buying or handling a pet bird or poultry. Clinicians can use a number of tests to determine if someone has psittacosis. These tests include collecting sputum (phlegm), blood or swabs from the …
    • Updated on October 07, 2021.
  • Medicaid: Forms and Publications

    … the Elderly, Blind, or Disabled Application Packet, F-10101 Online— They want someone to act on their behalf . This can be a person or an organization. Learn more from the … a child. Paper— Medicaid Change Report, F-10137 Online— They need to allow someone to see information about their eligibility . Use the Release of Confidential Information …
    • Updated on March 08, 2023.
  • Dementia Care: Online Training for Family Caregivers

    … discusses: Basic information about dementia. Strategies to consider when caring for someone who has changes in their behavior as a result of dementia. How to support family members …
    • Updated on December 30, 2022.
  • MIS-C: Reporting and Surveillance

    … What EMS Needs to Know About Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children Treatment When someone is diagnosed with MIS-C, they must be hospitalized in order to get proper medical care …
    • Updated on May 05, 2021.
  • Mpox (Monkeypox): Information for Health Care Professionals

    … testing. Patient is a known contact to a mpox case. Patient reported skin-to-skin contact with someone in a social network experiencing mpox activity; this includes men who have sex with men. … to person. However, anyone can get the disease if they have close, sustained contact with someone who is infected. Mpox spreads through: Respiratory droplets Close physical contact, … severe outcomes from mpox disease. What should you recommend if your patient had contact with someone who has mpox? If a patient was exposed to mpox, they should monitor for symptoms for 21 …
    • Updated on March 13, 2023.
  • DHS Receives Five-Year Grant for Suicide Prevention

    … from the CDC will help save lives and save many from the unique and difficult pain of losing someone to suicide.” People experiencing suicidal thoughts, mental health issues, and/or …
    • Updated on September 15, 2022.
  • COVID-19: Next Steps After Close Contact

    … Follow these steps if you have been exposed to someone with COVID-19. You may be notified that you were exposed by a friend or relative, public …
    • Updated on August 22, 2022.
  • Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)

    … clothes, or medical equipment that haven't been cleaned properly. MRSA can also spread by someone with an infected wound or by someone who carries the bacteria but shows no signs or symptoms of an infection (called …
    • Updated on February 13, 2023.
  • Campylobacteriosis

    … on it. According to the CDC, it takes a very small amount of Campylobacter germs to make someone sick. That means a single drop of juice from raw chicken can have enough Campylobacter in it to make someone sick. Campylobacter bacteria commonly live in the intestines of many types of animals, …
    • Updated on October 07, 2021.
  • DHS Updates COVID-19 Illness After Vaccination Page to Include Data by Booster Dose Status

    … sick now while they still have some level of protection from previous infection, compared to someone who got their booster six or seven months ago. Data are showing that individuals … vaccines, DHS urges Wisconsinites to get tested if you have symptoms or were exposed to someone with COVID-19, stay home if you are sick or test positive for COVID-19 , and talk to a …
    • Updated on September 14, 2022.
  • Methamphetamine in Wisconsin

    … on each sale. This helps police identify suspicious purchases. Purchasing these medicines for someone who is using these medicines to make meth is a felony. You can be arrested, prosecuted, … vapors, and damage the environment. Signs of methamphetamine use It is not easy to tell if someone is using methamphetamine, but symptoms may include: Inability to sleep or unusual sleep …
    • Updated on March 23, 2023.
  • SeniorCare: Apply for SeniorCare

    … F-10076 SeniorCare Authorization of Representative, F-10080 (PDF) (use this form if someone is completing the SeniorCare application for you) Return the completed application form …
    • Updated on January 25, 2023.
  • Vital Records: Adoption-Related Services

    … filing fee $20 Certified copy of new record Additional copy $20 $ 3 Adoptive records When someone who was born in Wisconsin is adopted, our office seals their original birth certificate. …
    • Updated on June 15, 2022.
Last revised March 23, 2023