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PDF Version of DQA 09-027  (PDF, 51 KB)

Date: June 22, 2009
To: Ambulatory Surgery Centers  ASC 06
Adult Day Care  ADC 06
Adult Family Homes  AFH 07
Certified Mental Health and AODA  CMHA 06
Clinical Lab Improvement Amendments  CLIA 04
Community Based Residential Facilities  CBRF 13
End Stage Renal Dialysis Units  ESRD 06
Facilities for the Developmentally Disabled  FDD 07
Home Health Agencies  HHA 05
Hospices  HSPC 07
Hospitals  HOSP 10
Nursing Homes NH 12
Outpatient Rehabilitation Facilities   OPT/SP 05
Residential Care Apartment Complexes  RCAC 08
Rural Health Clinics  RHC 05
From: Alfred C. Johnson, Director
Bureau of Technology, Licensing and Education

Otis Woods, Administrator
Division of Quality Assurance

Heat Awareness

The purpose of this memo is to introduce Heat Awareness information that was developed by Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) and the National Weather Service (NWS).

On June 11, 2009, Heat Awareness Day was proclaimed by Governor Jim Doyle.  Attached you will find information that brings to your attention the significance of taking precautions and reminding people of the dangers associated with extreme heat.



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