Reporting Procedures for Statutorily Reportable Deaths: Contact Us

Division of Quality Assurance Contact Information

For information on reporting a death related to the use of physical restraint/seclusion, use of psychotropic medication(s), or a suspected suicide contact:

Department of Health Services
Division of Quality Assurance/Office of Caregiver Quality
Phone: 608-261-8319
Email: DHSCaregiverIntake@dhs.wisconsin.gov

State Vital Records Office (SVRO) Contact Information

Please contact the Wisconsin State Vital Records Office (SVRO) with questions about the following:

  • Death Certificates
  • Pronouncement of death
  • Removal of the body and removal notices
  • Notice of Removal of a Human Corpse from a Facility, F-05043
  • Reporting of certain deaths to the sheriff, police chief, medical examiner or coroner per Wis. Stat. §§ 979.01(1) and (4).

Contact SVRO by:

  • Email: dhsvitalrecords@dhs.wisconsin.gov
  • Telephone: Contact the service counter during the hours of 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. (C.S.T.), Monday through Friday by calling 608-266-1373.

Additional information is available on the Vital Records Services website.

Last Revised: March 6, 2020