DPH Communicable Diseases Memos

DPH periodically publishes numbered memos to update providers and interested parties of important information.

Official Number Description Issue Date Attachments Obsolete Date
BCD 2019-16
Laboratory Testing Options for Prion Diseases October 3, 2019
BCD 2019-15
Immunization Among Long-Term Care Facility Staff September 20, 2019
BCD 2019-14
Admission Screening Recommendations to Detect Carbapenemase-Producing Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CP-CRE) and Candida auris September 4, 2019
BCD 2019-13
Candida auris Overview and Resources August 30, 2019
BCD 2019-12
Vaccines Recommended During Pregnancy August 19, 2019
BCD 2019-11
Adult Vaccine Community Outreach August 19, 2019
BCD 2019-10
Increased Reports of Laboratory-Confirmed Cases of Legionellosis (Legionnaires’ Disease) July 10, 2019
BCD 2019-09
Vaccines for Adults Program June 6, 2019
BCD 2019-08
Hepatitis A Outbreak Prevention in Wisconsin Jails and Corrections May 15, 2019
BCD 2019-07
Infection Prevention Breach Notification and Support April 15, 2019
BCD 2019-06
Testing for Parotitis April 4, 2019
BCD 2019-05
Measles Information for Health Care Providers March 11, 2019
BCD 2019-04
Hepatitis A Outbreak Prevention and Response in Wisconsin: Clinician Responsibilities March 7, 2019
BCD 2019-03
Changes to the Wisconsin Tuberculosis (TB) Treatment Program January 22, 2019
BCD 2019-02
Laboratory Reporting of Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI) Test Results January 22, 2019
BCD 2019-01
Update on Communicable Diseases Funding Passed in the 2017-2019 Biennial Budget January 9, 2019
BCD 2018-19
Prenatal Hepatitis B Program Change December 27, 2018
BCD 2018-18
Implementation of Reporting Positive Hepatitis B Virus-Related Laboratory Results Among Children Aged 5 years and Younger December 5, 2018
BCD 2018-17
Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) as a Reportable Condition in Wisconsin October 17, 2018
BCD 2018-16
Use of State-Supplied Vaccines October 9, 2018
BCD 2018-15
Noncompliance with Immunization School Law October 1, 2018
January 31, 2019
BCD 2018-14
Influenza Vaccine Administration September 21, 2018
BCD-2018-13
Guidelines for Follow-up of Individuals with Negative Pertussis PCR Results September 7, 2018
BCD 2018-12
Vaccine Flood Recommendations August 30, 2018
BCD-2018-11
BCD-2018-11 Student Immunization Law Superintendents and Admin. August 21, 2018
BCD 2018-10
Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) as a Reportable Condition in Wisconsin July 17, 2018
BCD-2018-09
Increased reports of laboratory-confirmed cases of legionellosis (Legionnaires’ disease) July 9, 2018
September 10, 2019
BCD-2018-08
Influenza Testing and Variant Influenza A Virus Detection July 5, 2018
BCD-2018-07
Routine Travel Screening by Health Care Providers July 5, 2018
BCD-2018-06
Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI) as a Reportable Condition in Wisconsin July 1, 2018
BCD-2018-05
Increased Reports of Laboratory-confirmed Cases of Cyclosporiasis June 13, 2018
BCD-2018-04
Widespread Influenza Activity Continues in Wisconsin March 12, 2018
September 10, 2019
BCD-2018-03
Communicable Diseases Funding March 8, 2018
BCD-2018-02
Automatic refills for latent tuberculosis infection medications through Skywalk Pharmacy and the Wisconsin TB Dispensary Program February 27, 2018
BCD-2018-01-par
Public Health Follow-up and Testing Recommendations for Individuals with Parotitis February 1, 2018
BCD-2017-06
Response to Multi-drug Resistant Tuberculosis (TB) in Ramsey County, Minnesota November 28, 2017
BCD 2017-05
Potential Cluster of Viral Myocarditis in Wisconsin November 14, 2017
BCD-2017-04
Reporting, prevention and control of acute respiratory illness outbreaks in long-term facilities October 20, 2017
BCD-2017-03
Updated Guidance for Zika Testing in Pregnant Women August 8, 2017
BCD 2017-02
Increased Reports of Laboratory-Confirmed Cases of Legionellosis (Legionnaires’ Disease) July 28, 2017
September 10, 2019
BCD 2017-01
Influenza Testing and Variant Influenza A Virus Detection July 19, 2017
Last Revised: May 23, 2018