News Releases

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June 30, 2017
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) today announced the selection of Cerner as the supplier of its electronic health records system for its seven care and treatment facilities, which serve people living with psychiatric disorders and intellectual disabilities. "This is an investment...
June 15, 2017
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) reports 12 birds found in eight counties in the state have tested positive for West Nile virus since surveillance for the mosquito-transmitted virus began May 1. “The positive birds mean that Wisconsin residents need to be more vigilant in their...
May 24, 2017
Building on a year of collaboration with organizations from around the state, health officials today launched Healthy Wisconsin , aimed at improving the health of Wisconsin residents by 2020. The plan highlights five priority areas for improving health: Alcohol Nutrition and physical activity...
April 26, 2017
Alcohol use is on the rise in Wisconsin adults age 65 and over, placing them at greater risk for injuries and death, according to a new analysis from the Department of Health Services (DHS). “In Wisconsin, we want everyone to be living better, longer,” said DHS Secretary Linda Seemeyer. "Yet the...
April 25, 2017
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is pleased to announce 43 health care providers from around the state are the recipients of the first ever Wisconsin “Big Shot” award from DHS for their efforts to vaccinate children against diseases. The recognition is given to those health care...

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