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  • Youth Day Treatment for Mental Health

    … Mental health day treatment services for youth are meant to relieve behavioral and emotional challenges. They … happen in a non-residential setting, meaning youth don’t stay the night. Mental health day treatment provider locations Use the map to find a day treatment provider near you. Contact the provider to learn more about their program.  Day …
    • Updated on November 13, 2022.
  • Wisconsin Receives Oral Antiviral COVID-19 Treatments

    … announced today that Wisconsin has received the first allocation of oral antiviral COVID-19 treatments molnupiravir and Paxlovid to treat patients diagnosed with mild to moderate COVID-19. … serious illness or hospitalization from COVID-19. Wisconsinites who may be eligible for these treatments should talk with their health care provider. “While these new antiviral pills may help … take certain medications, and molnupiravir can be for adults over 18 who are not pregnant or breast feeding. Both antiviral pills are intended for people who are at risk of developing severe …
    • Updated on January 05, 2022.
  • Client Rights: Your Right to Confidential Treatment

    … confidential when you receive developmental disability, mental health, or substance use treatment. Read Confidentiality Explained Laws Wisconsin law covers your treatment confidentiality: Wis. Stat. § 51.30—Records Wis. Admin. Code ch. DHS 92—Confidentiality … is the one that most protects your rights. Penalties There are penalties for facilities that break confidentiality. Disclosing confidential information: Civil penalties For giving out …
    • Updated on April 11, 2022.
  • Update to Treatment of Tax Credits and Refunds

    … and FoodShare programs. In addition, this memo announces changes and clarifications to the treatment of federal income tax refunds and other income tax credits for these programs. …
    • Updated on December 16, 2022.
  • Division of Care and Treatment Services (DCTS)

    … The Division of Care and Treatment Services (DCTS) manages and supports seven care and treatment facilities for people living with psychiatric disorders and intellectual disabilities, … community mental health and substance use services, community mental health and substance use treatment services for people in the criminal justice system, and the protection of client rights …
    • Updated on April 24, 2023.
  • Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium Includes Wisconsin

    … (FDA), and local health departments are involved in an ongoing investigation of an outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium.  Current public health data indicates that pre-packaged salad … produced by BrightFarms, Inc. of Rochelle, Illinois are the source of a Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak in Wisconsin and Illinois. Nine people are infected with one hospitalization (four in … department . Specific advice for consumers, restaurants, and retailers can be found on the CDC outbreak website or the DHS Outbreaks and Investigations webpage . …
    • Updated on July 19, 2021.
  • Wisconsin COVID-19 Vaccine Registry Launching March 1

    … The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is launching a new service March 1 that will help connect people with available vaccine. The …
    • Updated on March 15, 2023.
  • National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS)

    … 50 states, Washington D.C., and Puerto Rico, in 2018. NVDRS uses a multisource approach (i.e., death certificates, coroner/medical examiner reports, law enforcement records, and crime … Using information from all of these sources, data abstractors in each state assign a manner of death (i.e., suicide, homicide, unintentional firearm deaths, legal interventions, and … International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (ICD-10) code for underlying cause of death (UCOD), circumstances contributing to the death, and characteristics of the death, …
    • Updated on November 15, 2022.
  • WISH: Violent Death Module – Related Links

    … of Health Services Injury Research Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin National Violent Death Reporting System Wisconsin Deaths (annual report) Each year mortality data for the … the number and rate of deaths overall and by age, sex, and cause. The source of data is death certificates. …
    • Updated on May 07, 2021.
  • Dose of Reality: Opioids Treatment and Recovery

    … Opioid use disorder can be a struggle when you feel you are alone. However, there are treatment programs and recovery supports available that can make health and wellness possible for … what health and wellness means for people with different experiences. Learn more about these treatment programs and recovery supports and connect with a provider to discuss which options may … Until you (or someone you love) is ready to get help, it is important to know that there are things you can do to keep yourself safe. Following a few tips for safer use can help you and the …
    • Updated on May 18, 2023.
  • Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment

    … Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) is a public health approach to getting early intervention and treatment services to people with substance use disorders. It also helps those at risk of having these disorders.  Primary care centers, emergency rooms, and other treatment settings use SBIRT with at-risk substance users. The goal is to step in before …
    • Updated on April 13, 2023.
  • Environmental Public Health Tracking: Breast Cancer Data

    … is not just one disease, but many diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. Breast cancer is one type of cancer . Review the frequently asked questions (FAQs) below for more information about breast cancer. Access the breast cancer data Need Help? Give us a call at 608-267-2488 or send us …
    • Updated on August 01, 2022.
  • Environmental Public Health Tracking: Pancreatic Cancer Data

    … is not just one disease, but many diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. Pancreatic cancer is one type of cancer. Review the FAQs below for more information about pancreatic cancer. Access the pancreatic cancer data Need Help? Give us a call at 608-267-2488 or send us an email.   What is …
    • Updated on August 01, 2022.
  • Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity: Breastfeeding Initiatives

    … Human milk feeding alone is the ideal form of nutrition from birth. Breastfeeding provides a range of benefits for infant growth, immunity, and development. It can … against a range of chronic diseases, like diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and obesity. Breastfeeding contributes to economic benefits for families, health care systems, workplaces, and …
    • Updated on January 31, 2023.
  • Client Rights: Your Rights When Receiving Treatment

    … Learn your rights Legal rights when receiving services Anyone in Wisconsin who receives treatment in a community-based setting, such as a group foster home or treatment session, is protected by these rights. Here are the laws and codes outlining your … and receive private phone calls. Financial rights , including the right to: Be informed of treatment charges. Be paid for work. Manage personal finances. Personal rights , including the …
    • Updated on July 02, 2022.
  • Consumer Guide: Washington County Residential Care Options

    … There's also a Glossary for Assisted Living Directories that helps define complex terms. Washington County assisted living facility directories Washington County Adult Family Homes Statewide Adult Family Homes Washington County Community-Based Residential Facilities Statewide Community-Based Residential …
    • Updated on December 30, 2022.
  • Centralized Reporting of Client/Patient/Resident Death Determination

    … psychotropic medications, or suicide via form F-62470 Client/Patient/Resident Death Determination. This memo provides information regarding the new centralized location for …
    • Updated on January 03, 2023.
  • OBVI: What are the Rehabilitation Teaching Services?

    … to reach stated goals. Areas of Training and Skill Building Indoor Orientation and Mobility: Teaching safe and efficient travel skills using methods and techniques that maximize safety in the community. Activities of Daily Living: Teaching personal, and home management skills, as well as skills transferable to the work setting … Skills of interviewing, developing resources, and leisure time management to name a few. Group Teaching Events Group teaching events are offered for individuals experiencing low vision. Areas …
    • Updated on October 15, 2021.
Last revised May 30, 2023