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11/21/14, Cold Weather Increases Risk of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
11/12/14, Secretary Kitty Rhoades Statement on the Joint Finance Committee's Approval of Family Care Contracts for Northeast Wisconsin
11/12/14, Wisconsin Ranked 4th Lowest in the Nation in the Use of Antipsychotic Medications in Nursing Home Residents
11/11/14, Wisconsin Receives Federal Grant to Help Homeless Veterans

10/28/14, State of Wisconsin Coordinates With Health Systems to Provide Care in the Event of a Confirmed Ebola Diagnosis
10/24/14, Wisconsin Launches Ebola Information Line
10/21/14, State Health Officials Urge Wisconsin Residents to Get Flu Shots to Protect Against Influenza
10/17/14, Governor Scott Walker Announces Ebola Preparedness Plans, Calls for Commercial Travel Ban
10/10/14, Wisconsin Has Plans in Place to Respond in the Event Ebola is Diagnosed in Wisconsin

09/25/14, Enterovirus D68 Confirmed in Wisconsin
09/09/14, Department Announces Intent to Contract for FoodShare Employment and Training
09/04/14, State Agency Stands Up to Prevent Falls

08/20/14, State Reports First Human West Nile Virus Case This Year

07/30/14, New Report Details the Burden of Suicide in Wisconsin
07/16/14, Department Provides Update Regarding Operationalization of Governor Walker's Entitlement Reforms
07/10/14, State Health Agency Announces Expansion of its Successful and Popular Music & Memory Program

06/19/14, State Agencies Urge Caution During Storm and Flood Cleanup
06/12/14, Grants Awarded to Create Peer-Run Respite Centers in Wisconsin
06/03/14, Health Services Department Partners with AARP Wisconsin to Support People with Alzheimer's Disease and other Dementias

05/29/14, Local Clinics Awarded Grants to Provide More Access to Dental Services for Low-Income Residents
05/28/14, Grants Awarded for Medical Residents in Rural and Underserved Areas of Wisconsin 
05/19/14, 81,731 Wisconsinites Living in Poverty Access Health Care Through Medicaid
05/19/14, First Bird in State Tests Positive for West Nile Virus in 2014
05/06/14, Secretary Kitty Rhoades Statement Regarding The Joint Finance Committee's Approval To Release Funds To Allow Expansion of Mental Health Services

04/07/14, State Health Care Professionals Urged To Sign Up With The Wisconsin Emergency Assistance Volunteer Registry

02/10/14, A Boost for Wisconsin's Seal-A-Smile Program
02/05/14, Wisconsin Launches Medicaid Foster Care Medical Home Program

01/31/14, Statement from Department of Health Services Secretary Rhoades on the Appointment of Elizabeth Hudson as Director of the Office of Children's Mental Health
01/23/14, Weather "Triple Whammy" Ready To Strike
01/21/14, Grant Helps Expand Graduate Medical Education to Increase Access to Health Care in Rural, Underserved Areas
01/17/14, State Department of Health Services Announces New Program to Aid People with Alzheimer's Disease or Related Dementias
01/14/14, Statement From Department of Health Services Secretary Rhoades on the Passage of Representative Nygren's HOPE Legislation
01/09/14, Department of Health Services Receives Approval for New BadgerCare Plus Waiver
01/09/14, Influenza Hospitalizations Increasing in Wisconsin
01/07/14, Three Probable Cold Weather Deaths in Wisconsin
01/07/14, Pilot Program Gives Emergency Medical Technicians A Tool to Battle Patient Narcotic Overdoses
01/03/14, Life-Threatening Cold Air to Grip Wisconsin

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Last Revised:  November 21, 2014