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DQA Email Subscription (Listserv) Archives

The last twelve months of the Division of Quality Assurance email messages sent to listserv subscribers may be viewed below. Messages are listed in chronological order (newest to oldest).

DQA Notification and Updates

August 5, 2022 Voting News from the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition

August 3, 2022 CORRECTION: Communicable Diseases Webinar for Health Care Providers: Friday, August 5, at 7:00 a.m.

August 3, 2022 Communicable Diseases Webinar for Health Care Providers: Friday, July 8, at 7:00 a.m.

August 3, 2022 BCD Information Update: New Webpage Replaces BCD Memo 2021-13

August 1, 2022 COVID-19 Oral Antivirals Medications for Long-Term Care Residents

August 1, 2022 Reminder: Join a Webinar August 2 or 4 to Learn About the New Medicaid HCBS Grants Opportunity

August 1, 2022 News Release: DHS Receives First Opioid Settlement Funds Payment, Submits Updated Proposal to the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Finance

July 29, 2022 CMS Publishes Proposed Rule for Clinical Laboratories

July 27, 2022 Wanted: Nursing Consultant 1

July 27, 2022 Voting News from the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition

July 22, 2022 Announcing Wisconsin Medicaid HCBS Grants Supporting Quality and Innovation

July 20, 2022 BCD: Reminder--Monkeypox Resources Now Available for Wisconsin Clinicians

July 20, 2022 CORRECTION: DPH BCD Memo 2022-12: Influenza Testing and Variant Influenza A Virus Detection

July 20, 2022 DPH BCD Memo 2022-11: At-Home COVID-19 Antigen Testing Use and Reporting

July 20, 2022 IMPORTANT REMINDER: Nurse Aide Students Trained in Nurse Aide Emergency Training Programs and Permanent Training Programs Prior to June 7, 2022, Must Test and Be Listed on the Nurse Aide Registry by October 7, 2022

July 18, 2022 Save the Date for the Annual Wisconsin Nurse Aide Training and Testing Forum – September 8, 2022

July 18, 2022 Voting News from the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition

July 14, 2022 Monkeypox: What Wisconsin Clinicians Need to Know about Testing, Prevention and Treatment

July 14, 2022 Nursing Home Quarterly Regional Office/Provider Forums: July 2022

July 13, 2022 CMS Issues Memo: QSO-22-22-Hospitals

July 11, 2022 Attn: All Wisconsin Nursing Homes - WisCaregiver Careers Website is Live

July 6, 2022 Communicable Diseases Webinar for Health Care Providers: Friday, July 8, at 7:00 a.m.

July 6, 2022 IMPORTANT NEW INFORMATION: CMS Issues Memo: QSO-22-19-NH – Revised Long-Term Care Surveyor Guidance

July 5, 2022 Reassignment of Division of Quality Assurance Certification and Survey Responsibilities

June 22, 2022 Wisconsin Long-Term Care Education Series: June 23; Acute Respiratory Illnesses Update

June 20, 2022 LTCF Infection Prevention and Infrastructure Matching Grant Update

June 20, 2022 Division of Quality Assurance Southern Regional Office - Address Change

June 17, 2022 Voting News from the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition

June 16, 2022 IMPORTANT: CMS Issues Memo: QSO-22-17-ALL - Surveys for Compliance with Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Requirements

June 13, 2022 SAVE THE DATES - FOCUS 2022 Conference: Teach, Learn, Collaborate - November 16-17, 2022

June 9, 2022 Long-Term Care Webinar – Nursing Home

June 3, 2022 DPH BCD Memo 2022-08: Recommendations for COVID-19 Prevention and Mitigation Among Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Workers

June 3, 2022 IMPORTANT: Revised DHS 75 Community Substance Use Service Standards – Effective October 1, 2022

June 2, 2022 CMS Issues QSO-21-03-Hospitals/CAHs Revised 05.27.2022 - Updates to Interim Final Rule (IFC), CMS-3401-IFC; Requirements and Enforcement Process for Reporting of COVID-19 Data Elements for Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals

June 2, 2022 Communicable Diseases Webinar for Health Care Providers: Friday, June 3 at 7:00 a.m.

May 31, 2022 NEW DQA TRAINING - MDS 101 - Session 1 Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at 1 p.m.

May 27, 2022 CMS Issues QSO-20-41-ALL Revised 05.26.2022 Guidance related to Emergency Preparedness - Exercise Exemption based on A Facility’s Activation of their Emergency Plan

May 27, 2022 OASIS Educational Forum to be held Thursday, June 16, 2022, at 1 p.m.

May 26, 2022 RAI/MDS Educational Forum to be held Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at 1 p.m.

May 25, 2022 New MDRO Resource for Nursing Homes

May 25, 2022 2022 Caregiver Project Workshops

May 24, 2022 Wisconsin Long-Term Care Education Series: May 26; Environment of Care Rounding

May 20, 2022 REMINDER: Wisconsin Caregiver Project Training Survey - please complete by May 27

May 17, 2022 #Access4All Video Watch Party

May 12, 2022 OnGo Rapid Antigen Test Kit Supply

May 12, 2022 Wisconsin Caregiver Project Training Survey - please complete by May 27

May 12, 2022 Wisconsin Caregiver Project Training Survey - please complete by May 27

May 6, 2022 DPH BCD Memo 2022-07: COVID-19 Oral Antivirals Medications for Long-Term Care Residents

May 4, 2022 Communicable Diseases Webinar for Health Care Providers: Friday, May 6 at 7:00 a.m.

April 28, 2022 CORRECTION: Southern Regional Office Nursing Home Quarterly Provider Forum May 2, 2022

April 28, 2022 Southern Regional Office Nursing Home Quarterly Provider Forum May 4, 2022

April 27, 2022 Final Days to Register for the 2022 Opioids, Stimulants, and Trauma Summit

April 26, 2022 Wisconsin Long-Term Care Education Series: April 28; Newly Reportable Multidrug-Resistant Organisms in Wisconsin

April 26, 2022 BCD: New Reportable Multidrug-Resistant Organisms

April 25, 2022 DPH BCD Memo 2022-04: Updated SARS-CoV-2 Laboratory Data Reporting Guidance Effective April 4, 2022

April 21, 2022 Nursing Home Quarterly Regional Office/Provider Forums: April – June, 2022

April 13, 2022 Register for the 2022 Opioids, Stimulants, and Trauma Summit by May 4

April 12, 2022 2022 Caregiver Project Workshops

April 11, 2022 WAFCA to Launch Pilot Focused on Serving Wisconsin Children IN Wisconsin

April 11, 2022 IMPORTANT: CMS Announces End of Blanket Waivers for Specific Providers Affecting Nurse Aide Emergency Training Programs and Temporary Nurse Aides

April 8, 2022 IMPORTANT: CMS Announces End of Blanket Waivers for Nursing Homes, Inpatient Hospices, ICF/IIDs and ESRD Facilities

April 7, 2022 Updated Infection Preventionist Starter Kit

April 7, 2022 CMS Issued Revised Guidance for COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Rule CMS Memo QSO-22-07 - ALL - Revised 4/05/22

April 6, 2022 Seats Going Fast for 2022 Opioids, Stimulants, and Trauma Summit

April 5, 2022 Keep Individuals in Your Care Safe with Booster Doses and Life-saving Therapeutics

April 4, 2022 Voting News from the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition

April 1, 2022 Acute Hospital Care at Home

March 30, 2022 Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) - Minimum Data Set (MDS) Training Survey

March 24, 2022 DHS Announces New Funding Opportunity for Nursing Homes and Long-Term Care Facilities

March 22, 2022 Wisconsin Long-Term Care Education Series: March 24; Nursing Home and Long-Term Care Facility Infection Prevention and Infrastructure Matching Grant Program

March 22, 2022 A message from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

March 18, 2022 Architect/Professional Engineer Position

March 16, 2022 COVID-19 Webinar for Health Care Providers: Friday, March 18 at 7 a.m.

March 16, 2022 Voting News from the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition

March 15, 2022 2022 Caregiver Project Workshops

March 14, 2022 Long-Term Care Webinar – Nursing Home

March 10, 2022 CMS Issues Revised Memorandums - QSO-20-38-NH and QSO-20-39 Regarding Testing Requirements and Visitation

March 10, 2022 Register Now: Training on Sustaining Workplace Wellness

March 4, 2022 RAI/MDS Educational Forum to be held Wednesday, March 16, at 1 p.m.

March 2, 2022 COVID-19 Webinar for Health Care Providers: Friday, March 4 at 7 a.m.

February 28, 2022 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Posts Updated Indicators for Monitoring COVID-19 in Communities and Guiding the Implementation of Prevention Strategies

February 22, 2022 Wisconsin Long-Term Care Education Series: February 24; COVID-19 Infection Prevention Observations from the Field

February 21, 2022 CMP Funds Available for Portable Fans and Room Air Cleaners

February 18, 2022 OASIS Educational Forum to be held Wednesday, March 9, at 1 p.m.

February 17, 2022 DHS Staffing Assistance Update

February 17, 2022 2022 Caregiver Project Workshops

February 16, 2022 COVID-19 Webinar for Health Care Providers: Friday, February 18 at 7 a.m.

February 9, 2022 CMS Issues QSO-21-08-NLTC Revised: COVID-19 Focused Infection Control Survey Tool for Acute and Continuing Care Providers and Suppliers

February 2, 2022 COVID-19 Webinar for Health Care Providers: Friday, February 4 at 7 a.m.

February 2, 2022 News Release: Preventing Opioid Harm in Wisconsin Starts with Real Talks

February 2, 2022 DCTS: Call for Applications - Wisconsin Zero Suicide Training

February 1, 2022 DHS Urges Nursing Homes to Join Hospitals in Using the EMResource Bed Tracking System to Free Up Capacity at Hospitals Across Wisconsin

February 1, 2022 Voting News from the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition

January 28, 2022 COVID-19 Tools to Determine if Vaccine Requirements Apply

January 28, 2022 REMINDER: Nursing Home Quarterly Regional Office/Provider Forums: February – March, 2022

January 25, 2022 Wisconsin Long-Term Care Education Series: January 27; COVID-19 Infection Prevention Observations from the Field

January 25, 2022 COVID-19 OSHA Respiratory Protection Program Training

January 21, 2022 Nursing Home Quarterly Regional Office/Provider Forums: January – March, 2022

January 21, 2022 Voting News from the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition

January 20, 2022 BinaxNOW Lot Number Information for Antigen Rapid Test Kit Expiration Extension

January 19, 2022 COVID-19 Webinar for Health Care Providers: Friday, January 21 at 7 a.m.

January 13, 2022 Binax NOW Antigen Tests Available to Order Through the Federal Government

January 12, 2022 BinaxNOW Antigen Rapid Test Kit Expiration Extension

January 11, 2022 Rate Increase for Long-Term Care Services Approved

January 7, 2022 Updated Visitation Guidance from CMS – FAQs Updated January 6, 2022

January 5, 2022 COVID-19 Webinar for Health Care Providers: Friday, January 7 at 7 a.m.

January 5, 2022 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Posts Updated COVID-19 Quarantine and Isolation Guidance

December 29, 2021 Attn: Federally Certified Health Care Providers

December 28, 2021 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Shortens Recommended Isolation and Quarantine Period for General Population

December 24, 2021 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Released Emergency Guidance for Healthcare Facilities to Prepare for Potential Omicron Surge

December 23, 2021 DPH BCD Memo 2021-13: Prevention and Control of Acute Respiratory Illness Outbreaks in Long-Term Care Facilities

December 23, 2021 New Visitation Guidance from CMS – FAQs Developed December 23, 2021

December 20, 2021 DPH BCD Memo 2021-12: Public Health Advisory: Anticipated Surge in COVID-19 Disease Activity due to Omicron Variant

December 16, 2021 COVID-19 Webinar for Health Care Providers: Friday, December 17 at 7 a.m.

December 13, 2021 DPH BCD Memo 2021-11: Prevention and Control of Acute Respiratory Illness Outbreaks in Long-Term Care Facilities

December 3, 2021 IMPORTANT: CMS Issues Memo: QSO-22-04-ALL - Vaccination Regulation: Enforcement of Rule Imposing Vaccine Requirement for Health Care Staff in Medicare- and Medicaid-certified Providers and Suppliers is Suspended so Long as Court Ordered Injunctions Remain in Effect

December 2, 2021 RAI/MDS Educational Forum to be held Wednesday, December 15, at 1 p.m.

December 1, 2021 DCTS, DMS, DQA Joint Memo Published

December 1, 2021 COVID-19 Webinar for Health Care Providers: Friday, December 3 at 7 a.m.

December 1, 2021 OASIS Educational Forum to be held Thursday, December 9, at 1 p.m.

November 19, 2021 New CMS Guidance - Nursing Home Visitation DQA Webinar, Tuesday, November 30, 10 a.m.–12 p.m.

November 17, 2021 *New Zoom link* COVID-19 Webinar for Health Care Providers: Friday, November 19 at 7 a.m.

November 16, 2021 DQA Webinar - COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Rule - Tuesday, November 23, 2021

November 16, 2021 DQA Webinar - COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Rule - Tuesday, November 23, 2021

November 9, 2021 COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination

November 4, 2021 FDA Investigating Certain Imported Medical Gloves

November 3, 2021 *New Zoom link* COVID-19 Webinar for Health Care Providers: Friday, November 5 at 7 a.m.

October 25, 2021 Wisconsin Long-Term Care Education Series: October 28; Legionella and other Water Management Issues in Long-Term Care Facilities

October 25, 2021 Link to Tuberculosis (TB) Tuesdays Webinar Series

October 25, 2021 CORRECTION: Nursing Home Quarterly Regional Office/Provider Forums – November 2021

October 25, 2021 Nursing Home Quarterly Regional Office/Provider Forums – November 2021

October 21, 2021 Long-Term Care Webinar – Nursing Home Response to COVID-19

October 20, 2021 COVID-19 Webinar for Health Care Providers: Friday, October 22 at 7 a.m.

October 14, 2021 CORRECTION: RAI/MDS Educational Forum to be held Thursday, October 21, at 1 p.m.

October 14, 2021 RAI/MDS Educational Forum to be held Wednesday, October 21, at 1 p.m.

October 13, 2021 OASIS Educational Forum to be held Wednesday, October 20, at 1 p.m.

October 11, 2021 WEAVR Request Procedure Change

October 6, 2021 COVID-19 Webinar for Health Care Providers: Friday, October 8 at 7 a.m.

October 5, 2021 Automated Referral System for MDS Section-Q Reporting

September 23, 2021 Webinar: Evaluation for Tuberculosis (TB) Disease and TB Case Management on September 28

September 23, 2021 COVID-19 Webinar for Health Care Providers: Friday, September 24 at 7 a.m.

September 21, 2021 Wisconsin Long-Term Care Education Series: September 23; OSHA COVID-19 Health Care Emergency Temporary Standard

September 20, 2021 CMS Memo Issues QSO-20-38-NH Revised September 10, 2021

September 20, 2021 REGISTRATION NOW OPEN - FOCUS 2021: A Virtual Experience

September 16, 2021 BCD: CDC Updates Infection Prevention and Control Guidance

September 15, 2021 DHS Requests Nursing Homes Join Hospitals in Wisconsin to Use the EMResource Bed Tracking System for Health Care Entities

September 13, 2021 PASRR: New State Coordinator

September 13, 2021 DHS Rapid Assistance and Support Team (RAST) for COVID-19 Outbreak

September 10, 2021 COVID-19 Testing Tips

September 10, 2021 Long-Term Care Webinar – Nursing Home Response to COVID-19

September 8, 2021 COVID-19 Webinar for Health Care Providers: Friday, September 10 at 7 a.m.

September 8, 2021 Voting News from the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition

September 2, 2021 Updated Guidance on Co-Administration of COVID-19 Vaccine and Tuberculin Skin Test (TST) or Interferon Gamma Release Assay (IGRA) Blood Test

September 1, 2021 REVISED: DQA Memos 20-001 and 20-002

August 25, 2021 CMS Issues Memo: QSO-21-21-ICF-IID – Interim Final rule – COVID-19 Vaccine Immunization Requirements for Clients and Staff in Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID)

August 24, 2021 Wisconsin Long-Term Care Education Series: August 26, Urinary Tract Infection Toolkit Refresher

August 18, 2021 COVID-19 Webinar for Health Care Providers: Friday, August 20 at 7 a.m.

August 18, 2021 IMPORTANT: New Information About the Delta Variant

August 18, 2021 Starting a Nurse Aide Emergency Training Program (ETP) in Your Facility or Agency

August 17, 2021 August 23, 2021, DHS Webinar – Delta Variant and Wisconsin’s efforts to increase COVID-19 vaccination for Nursing Home Providers

August 10, 2021 Link for Webinar: Tuberculosis (TB) 101 on August 24

August 9, 2021 CDC COCA Call: Therapeutic Options to Prevent Severe COVID-19 in Immunocompromised People

August 6, 2021 U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Warns Consumers to Stop Use of Three Models of Adult Portable Bed Rails Manufactured by Bed Handles, Inc., Due to Entrapment, Asphyxia Hazard

DQA Assisted Living Forum

July 20, 2022 IMPORTANT REMINDER: Nurse Aide Students Trained in Nurse Aide Emergency Training Programs and Permanent Training Programs Prior to June 7, 2022, Must Test and Be Listed on the Nurse Aide Registry by October 7, 2022

July 18, 2022 Save the Date for the Annual Wisconsin Nurse Aide Training and Testing Forum – September 8, 2022

July 5, 2022 Reassignment of Division of Quality Assurance Certification and Survey Responsibilities

June 22, 2022 Wisconsin Long-Term Care Education Series: June 23; Acute Respiratory Illnesses Update

June 20, 2022 LTCF Infection Prevention and Infrastructure Matching Grant Update

June 20, 2022 Division of Quality Assurance Southern Regional Office - Address Change

June 14, 2022 WEBINAR ID CORRECTION: Assisted Living Forum - June 21, 2022

June 14, 2022 Assisted Living Forum - June 21, 2022

June 13, 2022 SAVE THE DATES - FOCUS 2022 Conference: Teach, Learn, Collaborate - November 16-17, 2022

June 6, 2022 Upcoming WisCaregiver Careers Webinar for Employers June 16

June 3, 2022 IMPORTANT: Revised DHS 75 Community Substance Use Service Standards – Effective October 1, 2022

May 25, 2022 New MDRO Resource for Nursing Homes

May 25, 2022 2022 Caregiver Project Workshops

May 24, 2022 Wisconsin Long-Term Care Education Series: May 26; Environment of Care Rounding

May 20, 2022 REMINDER: Wisconsin Caregiver Project Training Survey - please complete by May 27

May 17, 2022 #Access4All Video Watch Party

May 12, 2022 OnGo Rapid Antigen Test Kit Supply

May 12, 2022 Wisconsin Caregiver Project Training Survey - please complete by May 27

May 12, 2022 Wisconsin Caregiver Project Training Survey - please complete by May 27

May 6, 2022 WisCaregiver Program To Expand: Employers Invited to Informational Webinar May 12

April 26, 2022 BCD: New Reportable Multidrug-Resistant Organisms

April 12, 2022 2022 Caregiver Project Workshops

April 11, 2022 WAFCA to Launch Pilot Focused on Serving Wisconsin Children IN Wisconsin

April 7, 2022 WisCaregiver Program To Expand: Employers Invited to Informational Webinar

April 7, 2022 CMS Issued Revised Guidance for COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Rule CMS Memo QSO-22-07 - ALL - Revised 4/05/22

March 24, 2022 Adult Family Home Webinar – April 5, 2022 - New Online Application via the e-Licensure System

March 24, 2022 DHS Announces New Funding Opportunity for Nursing Homes and Long-Term Care Facilities

March 22, 2022 Wisconsin Long-Term Care Education Series: March 24; Nursing Home and Long-Term Care Facility Infection Prevention and Infrastructure Matching Grant Program

March 15, 2022 2022 Caregiver Project Workshops

March 11, 2022 March 17, 2022, Assisted Living Forum - Wis. Admin. Code, DHS 88 (Adult Family Home) Rule Making Update

March 10, 2022 Register Now: Training on Sustaining Workplace Wellness

February 28, 2022 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Posts Updated Indicators for Monitoring COVID-19 in Communities and Guiding the Implementation of Prevention Strategies

February 22, 2022 Wisconsin Long-Term Care Education Series: February 24; COVID-19 Infection Prevention Observations from the Field

February 17, 2022 DHS Staffing Assistance Update

February 17, 2022 2022 Caregiver Project Workshops

February 14, 2022 Waiver Requirements - Use of COVID-19 Positive Staff Who Are Asymptomatic or Who Have Mild to Moderate Illness with Improving Symptoms

February 10, 2022 Assisted Living Forum: February 15, 2022

February 2, 2022 DCTS: Call for Applications - Wisconsin Zero Suicide Training

January 28, 2022 COVID-19 Tools to Determine if Vaccine Requirements Apply

January 25, 2022 Wisconsin Long-Term Care Education Series: January 27; COVID-19 Infection Prevention Observations from the Field

January 25, 2022 COVID-19 OSHA Respiratory Protection Program Training

January 20, 2022 Federal Public Health Emergency Renewed by the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services

January 20, 2022 BinaxNOW Lot Number Information for Antigen Rapid Test Kit Expiration Extension

January 12, 2022 BinaxNow Antigen Rapid Test Kit Expiration Extension

January 11, 2022 REMINDER: January 11, 2022, Bureau of Assisted Living - Initial Licensing Live Q & A Session

December 29, 2021 Attn: Federally Certified Health Care Providers

December 23, 2021 Effective Immediately: Safer Visits in Wisconsin Assisted Living – A Person Centered Approach Revised December 22, 2021

December 9, 2021 December 13, 2021, Bureau of Assisted Living - Initial Licensing Live Q and A Session

December 6, 2021 IMPORTANT: DHS 105.14 Adult Day Care Centers Rule Training for ADCC Providers - Tuesday December 7, 2021, at 10 a.m.

December 3, 2021 IMPORTANT: CMS Issues Memo: QSO-22-04-ALL - Vaccination Regulation: Enforcement of Rule Imposing Vaccine Requirement for Health Care Staff in Medicare- and Medicaid-certified Providers and Suppliers is Suspended so Long as Court Ordered Injunctions Remain in Effect

December 2, 2021 Attn: Adult Day Care Center Providers DQA Memo 21-07 / Background Check and Misconduct Investigation Program for DHS 105.14 Adult Day Care Centers

December 1, 2021 DCTS, DMS, DQA Joint Memo Published

December 1, 2021 DHS 105.14 Adult Day Care Centers - Effective December 1, 2021

November 16, 2021 DQA Webinar - COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Rule - Tuesday, November 23, 2021

November 16, 2021 DQA Webinar - COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Rule - Tuesday, November 23, 2021

November 9, 2021 COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination

November 4, 2021 FDA Investigating Certain Imported Medical Gloves

October 27, 2021 DHS Partners with the Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin to Help Assisted Living Facilities Receive Booster Shots of the COVID-19 Vaccine

October 21, 2021 REMINDER: REGISTRATION NOW OPEN - FOCUS 2021: A Virtual Experience

October 1, 2021 Wisconsin DHS Agency Staffing Resource Assistance

October 1, 2021 COVID-19 Updated Testing Guidance

September 30, 2021 DHS is Supporting COVID-19 Pfizer Vaccine Booster Doses for Residents and Staff in Assisted Living Facilities

September 28, 2021 REMINDER: September 28, 2021, Assisted Living Forum - Regulatory Response to COVID-19

September 24, 2021 September 29, 2021, Assisted Living – Initial Licensing Live Webinar

September 23, 2021 Webinar: Evaluation for Tuberculosis (TB) Disease and TB Case Management on September 28

September 21, 2021 September 28, 2021, Assisted Living Forum - Regulatory Response to COVID-19

September 21, 2021 Wisconsin Long-Term Care Education Series: September 23; OSHA COVID-19 Health Care Emergency Temporary Standard

September 16, 2021 COVID-19 Testing Tips

September 16, 2021 BCD: CDC Updates Infection Prevention and Control Guidance

September 13, 2021 DHS Rapid Assistance and Support Team (RAST) for COVID-19 Outbreak

September 2, 2021 Updated Guidance on Co-Administration of COVID-19 Vaccine and Tuberculin Skin Test (TST) or Interferon Gamma Release Assay (IGRA) Blood Test

August 18, 2021 IMPORTANT: New Information About the Delta Variant

August 18, 2021 August 24, 2021, Bureau of Assisted Living Forum - Delta Variant and Wisconsin’s efforts to increase COVID-19 vaccination for Assisting Living Providers

August 10, 2021 Link for Webinar: Tuberculosis (TB) 101 on August 24

August 6, 2021 U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Warns Consumers to Stop Use of Three Models of Adult Portable Bed Rails Manufactured by Bed Handles, Inc., Due to Entrapment, Asphyxia Hazard

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Last Revised: August 8, 2022