Other Public Health Resources

All external hyperlinks are provided for your information and for the benefit of the general public.  The Department of Health Services does not testify to, sponsor, or endorse the accuracy of the information provided on externally linked pages.

  • If you would like to receive the newsletter, "Consumer Protection News", please contact:  Michelle Reinen, Wisconsin Dept. of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, PO Box 8911, Madison, WI  53708, 608-224-4988 or email at Michelle.Reinen@wisconsin.gov.

  • The National Guideline Clearinghouse has more than 800 guidelines.

  • Hmong American Connection (HAC) Languages Bank: Established in 1995, this organization provides interpreter and translation services to individuals, public agencies, and private sectors in the languages of Hmong, Laotian, and Vietnamese.   Phone 414-875-9210 for more information or to request services.

  • Alliance for Wisconsin Youth (AWY):  Formerly known as the Alliance for a Drug Free Wisconsin. AWY provides resources and developmental assets for youth, promotes volunteerism, and works to build and sustain local community coalitions.   AWY has over 120 member coalitions, provides mini-grants, technical assistance, training, a newsletter and sharing opportunities for members.  Contact Gabrielle Ratte Smith at 608-266-9923 or 800-442-5772 for more information.

  • National Health Information Center,
    http://www.health.gov/nhic/ Health observances are days, weeks, or months devoted to promoting particular health concerns.  Health professionals, teachers, community groups, and others can use these special times to sponsor health promotion events, stimulate awareness of health risks, or focus on disease prevention.  Materials available from sponsoring organizations range from a single flyer to packets of promotional materials.

  • Healthy People 2020 on the Web, managed by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion and the US Department of Health and Human Services, can be accessed by the following link:  http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/

If you have any questions, e-mail Jamie LaBrasca, Northern RegionalOffice at jamie.labrasca@dhs.wisconsin.gov 

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Last Revised: October 14, 2014