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  • Consumer Guide: Problems with Nursing Homes, Residential Care Facilities, Behavioral Health Programs, Mental Health Treatment Providers, or Substance Use Treatment Providers

    … in Wisconsin. You have the right to file a complaint with DQA. File a complaint if you think a caregiver or provider that DQA regulates has broken the law. This page has what you need … to report a nursing home, residential care facility, behavioral health programs, mental health treatment provider, or substance use treatment provider. Expand each section to learn more. There are several ways to file a complaint …
    • Updated on February 02, 2023.
  • Handwashing

    … When done correctly, handwashing is your best protection against the spread of germs that can make people sick. Learn … yourself and others healthy. Guidance for health care settings These recommendations are for handwashing in community settings such as at home, school, work, or child care. Visit the … CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) website . Washing with soap and water Good handwashing technique is easy to learn and can significantly reduce the spread of germs. When …
    • Updated on May 17, 2023.
  • Deaths

    …   COVID-19 Wisconsin deaths Get the official state number of Wisconsin deaths from COVID-19. This page provides access to annual statistics based on aggregate data from … This statute also specifies how local registrars are to collect and file certificates for deaths that occur in their jurisdictions. The source of data for the annual Wisconsin Deaths
    • Updated on May 18, 2023.
  • Nutrition: Breastfeeding

    … Research shows that there is no better food than human milk for the baby’s first year of life. Breastfeeding provides many health, nutritional, economic, and emotional benefits to the … and development. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends: That infants be exclusively breastfed for the first six months of life. Continued breastfeeding, with the gradual addition of … wasn’t initially breastfed. A lactation consultant can help. Human milk is one of the best things for babies. To learn more, visit the USDA WIC Breastfeeding Support website . Donor milk …
    • Updated on April 13, 2023.
  • Outbreaks in Wisconsin

    … Below is a list of selected outbreaks, recalls, and investigations with wide impact in Wisconsin. Multistate Outbreak of … and CDC for more information on this investigation, and to stay up to date on other food-borne outbreaks and recalls. Outbreak of Mpox Virus Updated 12/2/2022 Since May 14, 2022, the CDC … Services (DHS) is working with local, state, and federal partners to investigate multiple outbreaks of Salmonella infections linked to contact with live backyard poultry. As of September …
    • Updated on April 28, 2023.
  • Causes of Infant Death

    … define the Wisconsin Interactive Statistics on Health (WISH) categories for causes of infant death. WISH uses the ICD-10 titles for both the ICD-9 and ICD-10 categories. Categories are not … deformations and chromosomal abnormalities Q00-Q99 Congenital anomalies 740-759 Sudden infant death syndrome R95 Sudden infant death syndrome 798.0 Accidents (unintentional injuries) V01-X59 Accidents E800-E869, E880-E929 …
    • Updated on October 28, 2019.
  • Treated Wood Products

    … or flower beds. Because wood is naturally susceptible to decay, it is common to use chemically treated lumber for outdoor projects. Chemical treatments help preserve the structural integrity and appearance of wooden structures. Treated lumber can be used safely in many backyard construction projects if appropriate … rainwater can wash CCA out of the wood and carry it into surrounding soil. Additionally, a thin residue coating of CCA was found to exist on the wood's surface. This residue can easily be …
    • Updated on June 16, 2022.
  • Stimulant Outcomes: Deaths

    • Updated on October 28, 2021.
  • WRC: Treatment Programs

    … to the community. Units The housing units at WRC/WWRC are divided into five service areas. Treatment is coordinated to meet the needs of the residents within the service area. Units … in the Department of Corrections. While maintaining efforts to engage men in their treatment, the units also seek to model more closely the higher level of security found at … therapy (DBT) Individuals who have a history of significant behavior problems including such things as self-injury, aggression, impulsivity, or interpersonal difficulties related to intense …
    • Updated on February 02, 2023.
  • WIC: Breastfeeding Education

    … is a list of all WIC (Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children) Breastfeeding Education documents available to order.  When you are searching for a document, …
    • Updated on January 23, 2023.
  • Washington County Population

    • Updated on October 19, 2020.
  • Past Outbreaks in Wisconsin

    … do not work against adenoviruses. There are a number of ways you can get an adenovirus: Breathing in adenovirus from the air : someone with the virus coughs or sneezes and the virus gets into the air. It is then breathed in by someone around them. Having direct contact with someone who has an adenovirus : …
    • Updated on October 01, 2022.
  • Nutrition: Breastfeeding Education

    … The following materials provide information to help you educate others about breastfeeding. To order copies, go to WIC: Outreach Forms and Brochures and complete the … copies for distribution, go to WIC: Outreach Forms and Brochures . You Have the Right to Breastfeed, P-44950 — Describes a person’s right to learn about breastfeeding, to breastfeed in …
    • Updated on December 29, 2022.
  • Nutrition: Breastfeeding Resources

    … August 2022 was Breastfeeding Month! Governor Tony Evers has issued proclamations celebrating August as National … for all families. The National Breastfeeding Month 2022 theme was, “Together We Do Great Things!” This celebrated the power and impact of collective efforts. Its aim was to strengthen …
    • Updated on May 19, 2023.
  • SRSTC: Treatment Programs

    … The treatment programs at Sand Ridge Secure Treatment Center (SRSTC) make Wisconsin a safer place by … Phase 3 focuses on living in a healthier way and community preparedness.   Corrective thinking program The Corrective Thinking (CT) Treatment Track is designed specifically for …
    • Updated on December 07, 2020.
  • Immunizations: Shingles (Herpes Zoster)

    Shingles is an infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus. It’s the same virus that causes chickenpox. People who’ve had chickenpox in the past are at risk for shingles. More than 99% of Americans born before 1980 have had chickenpox, even if they don’t … are most effective if you start taking them as soon as possible after the rash appears. If you think you have shingles, see a doctor right away to begin treatment. Pain medicine, either over …
    • Updated on January 03, 2023.
  • Eligibility Management: Washington County

    … and other services. Human Services Department Agency Type: IM Office Type: Main Address: 333 E Washington St Ste 3100 PO Box 2003 West Bend, WI 53095 Telephone:  888-446-1239 Office Fax: …
    • Updated on April 17, 2023.
  • WISH: Violent Death Module

    … Query Data Source    Data for Figure    Definitions    Related Links The Wisconsin Violent Death Reporting System (WVDRS) is a statewide, active surveillance system that collects detailed … firearm injuries that occur in Wisconsin. The Wisconsin system is part of the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS)  ( see details ). Wisconsin began contributing data to the NVDRS in 2004. … WISH: Violent Death Module …
    • Updated on April 13, 2023.
  • Treatment Intervention Advisory Committee

    … The Treatment Intervention Advisory Committee (TIAC) was formed early in 2011 to support the … advise DHS relative to the quantity and quality of evidence supporting therapies and related treatment interventions for individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities. … of behavioral health though they may occasionally cross boundaries into other health areas. … Treatment Intervention Advisory Committee …
    • Updated on April 13, 2023.
  • WISH Query: Violent Deaths

    … (Data Updated December 2020) This module provides data on violent deaths that occurred in Wisconsin, based on the Wisconsin Violent Death Reporting System (WVDRS). … (death certificates), medical examiner and coroner offices, and police agencies. "Violent deaths" in this reporting system include all suicide deaths, all homicide deaths, deaths of undetermined intent, deaths resulting from legal …
    • Updated on December 14, 2022.
Last revised May 31, 2023