2015 DHS News Releases

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February 25, 2015
MADISON—The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, has recognized the Wisconsin Coalition for Collaborative Excellence in Assisted Living (WCCEAL) as part of its 2015 Bright Ideas Program . The distinction is made for...
January 23, 2015
A recent outbreak of 70 measles cases traced to Disneyland shows that it’s a small world after all, and health officials are encouraging families to make sure they are current on all recommended vaccinations, especially before any spring break trips. “One of the best ways to protect the health of...
January 7, 2015
MADISON – The Department of Health Services and the City of Milwaukee Health Department today confirmed that a child in the city of Milwaukee has died from complications related to influenza. In Wisconsin, deaths from influenza are only reportable if they are pediatric (under age 18) deaths...
January 6, 2015
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has updated its list of heating centers around the state for people to get out of the dangerous cold. View the list of warming sites. View the Department's Cold Weather-Related Health and Safety Tips (Hypothermia) . This page includes valuable information...
Last Revised: February 10, 2015