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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Small Talks: Keep the Conversation Going - Beyond Alcohol

    … and more. In some cases, it is against the law to possess legal substances. Possessing someone else's prescription medication with the intent to use or distribute is illegal. Why kids …
    • Updated on February 15, 2023.
  • 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 February 04, 2023.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Dose of Reality: Opioids Treatment and Recovery

    … about Individual Placement and Support .   Not ready for treatment and recovery? Until you (or someone you love) is ready to get help, it is important to know that there are things you can do …
    • Updated on February 04, 2023.
  • E. coli (Diarrhea Causing)

    … develops about seven days after symptoms first appear, when diarrhea is improving. Clues that someone is developing HUS include decreased frequency of urination, feeling very tired, and …
    • Updated on October 07, 2021.
  • School Pandemic EBT 2022-2023: Food Benefits for Students

    … call QUEST Card Service at 877-415-5164. Please remember that you cannot give your card to someone else. It is illegal to sell, trade, or give your School P-EBT benefits to another person. …
    • Updated on March 20, 2023.
  • COVID-19: Get Tested

    … Everyone, regardless of vaccination status, should get tested five days after exposure to someone with COVID-19. You may need to be tested before or after you travel , even if you are up …
    • Updated on February 01, 2023.
  • Small Talks: Start Talking, It Makes a Difference

    … affects a person’s motor skills, judgment, and behavior. Try asking: “When do you think someone is ready to try alcohol?” “Why do you think it's illegal for kids under the age of 21 to …
    • Updated on February 15, 2023.
  • COVID-19: Hospitals

    … 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 …
    • Updated on October 05, 2022.
Last revised March 24, 2023