News Releases: 2020

July 2, 2020
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) has awarded more than $2 million to Milwaukee County, North Central Health Care, and Ashland County to support the development and initial operations of three youth crisis stabilization facilities , a new residential care and treatment option for...
June 23, 2020
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) launched a new data dashboard today designed to give Wisconsinites the tools they need to most effectively respond to COVID-19. “Our fight against COVID-19 isn’t over. Folks need to remember that this virus continues to spread in our state,” said...
June 17, 2020
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is partnering with the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Survey of the Health of Wisconsin (SHOW) and Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene (WSLH) , the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) , and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to...
June 11, 2020
Through a $675,526 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded to Wisconsin Emergency Management, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is partnering with the Wisconsin Community Action Program Association to provide crisis counseling services to people...
June 8, 2020
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced today more households will now be able to get food through The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) . Households with incomes below 300% of the federal poverty level (FPL) are now eligible to receive a monthly share of locally grown,...

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