The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announces that children 12-15 years old are now eligible to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine and vaccinations can begin starting Thursday, May 13.
This week, Wisconsin’s budget committee voted – yet again – to turn down the opportunity to expand the state’s Medicaid program, thereby eliminating the opportunity to provide health care and long-term care services for more Wisconsinites and declining more than $1.6 billion in federal funding.
DHS Secretary-designee Karen Timberlake released the following statement regarding the Committee’s approval for the Department of Health Services (DHS) to proceed with construction of a 50-bed expansion of the Mendota Juvenile Treatment Center (MJTC):
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announces it is helping employers and community-based organizations connect with vaccine providers in order to offer on-site vaccinations.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued new guidance on April 1 that will ensure all FoodShare households receive a minimum amount of emergency benefits. Households began receiving these benefits over the weekend.
Governor Tony Evers and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) today announced the state has received more than $175 million in federal funding to develop a program to support school-based COVID-19 testing for teachers, staff, and students.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announces the pause on administering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine will continue until a federal recommendation is made to lift it. This extension follows Wednesday’s federal review by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).
The Department of Health Services (DHS) has released improvements to the COVID-19 hospital data webpage. This update puts all COVID-19 hospital data on one page, so Wisconsinites can more easily find the information they need.