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  • Wisconsin TEFAP Outlet Operator's Manual

    … or distribution. .................. 17 B. Non-food service is “Unrelated Activity” but some may be allowable with DHS approval. ........ 17 C. Institutional or individual display of … You have the right to refuse service to people who are uncooperative or belligerent, but someone with a mental illness may be a challenge one day and completely cooperative at their next … basis if your outlet has a plan in place that includes other options. You cannot require someone to bring an interpreter, but you can let people know how you provide interpretation …
  • Building Dementia-Friendly Communities: A Toolkit for Wisconsin Communities

    … supervisors or journalists. Most individuals with dementia do not fit the stereotype of someone who is confused and living in either an assisted living or nursing home facility. The … or abstract images or icons as representations. • Be placed at key decision points for someone who is trying to navigate premises for the first time. • Indicate the locations of … walks of life to learn about dementia and share their experiences of living with or caring for someone with dementia. This section contains special challenges and specific strategies for …
  • Hepatitis A Virus Infection

    … Hepatitis A is found in the poop of people who have the virus. Hepatitis A can be spread when: Someone with hepatitis A uses the bathroom, does not wash their hands properly, and then touches … over several days, and usually lasts less than two months, but may last as long as six months. Some people with hepatitis A do not have any symptoms. Infants and young children tend to have …
    • Updated on December 19, 2022.
  • Mpox: Vaccine Information

    … of mpox. Vaccine supply for JYNNEOS is increasing in the United States but may be limited in some areas. In Wisconsin, JYNNEOS is currently available for the following people: Known close … likely to have been recently exposed to mpox, even if they have not had documented exposure to someone with confirmed mpox. JYNNEOS Who can get the JYNNEOS vaccine? The Department of Health …
    • Updated on May 18, 2023.
  • School-Based Brain Health Curriculum Poster (11" x 17")

    … in the surveys have provided at least supervision, if not additional caregiving duties, for someone with dementia. Providing students with the understanding of dementia necessary to provide appropriate care for someone with dementia will benefit the student, the person with dementia, and the family as a … in the 2016-2017 school year. NO 80% YES 20% PERCENTAGE OF TEENS WHO HAVE PROVIDED CARE FOR SOMEBODY WITH DEMENTIA When polled, one in five sophomores at Wausau West High School responded …
  • Wisconsin Looks at Stigma and Those Who Use Opioids

    … survey had a response rate of over 53% and is representative of those who live in the state. Some important results include:* • At the individual level, almost all respondents recognized … survey results | 4 About Language This survey deals with opioid use disorder, or what people sometimes refer to as “addiction.” This term has come to be seen by many as stigmatizing because … opioid use disorder. Respondents were asked to check one or more boxes as to whether or not “someone with addiction to opioids has…” A majority (94%) believed that opioid use disorder is a …
  • Wisconsin County Maternal and Child Health Profiles

    … tool8 32.8 35.3 33.1 33.7 Percent of children (0-17 years) living in households where someone smokes8 28.4 25.0 26.8 25.7 Percent of children (0-17 years) without special health care … tool8 32.1 35.3 33.1 33.7 Percent of children (0-17 years) living in households where someone smokes8 30.6 25.0 26.8 25.7 Percent of children (0-17 years) without special health care … tool8 32.7 35.3 33.1 33.7 Percent of children (0-17 years) living in households where someone smokes8 27.5 25.0 26.8 25.7 Percent of children (0-17 years) without special health care …
  • CPD Emergency Preparedness Toolkit Outreach Presentation

    … prepared • This toolkit is the first step you can take to be prepared and informed! • Here are some things you can do to get started: • Set up a meeting • Take responsibility • Plan ahead • … • If there are infants, elderly, or family members with mobility limitations, make sure that someone is assigned to assist them in the fire drill and in the event of an emergency. 27 … to the needs of special populations during a crisis. • Some possible situations or conditions someone may encounter when working with people with disabilities or the elderly include: • …
  • Treatment of Tuberculosis, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

    … P. 1 bullets in columns one and two. What is the role of the health department in treating someone with active TB disease? P.1 first paragraph under Organization and Supervision of … months? P. 2 bottom of second column, Table 2 and P. 37 section 5.2.1 last paragraph When can someone with an abnormal chest x-ray for whom TB disease has been ruled out start treatment for … Drug Resistance , 5th paragraph and P. 66 under Section 9.1 Why does treatment for TB disease sometimes fail? P. 67, Section 9.2, 2nd paragraph When is it ok to start a patient on an expanded …
  • IRIS Participant Education Manual

    … THIS MANUAL so that you can refer back to it if you have questions. If you do not understand something or if you have questions the manual doesn’t answer, ask your IRIS consultant or fiscal … You must make sure that timesheets and claims do not overlap hours for the same provider. • If someone is applying to be a participant-hired worker and they lie or provide false information to … or need help right away, call 911. Wait until you are safe to report an incident. If you or someone you know is being abused or neglected, you should call your local law enforcement agency …
  • IRIS Participant Education Manual, Large Print

    … THIS MANUAL so that you can refer back to it if you have questions. If you do not understand something or if you have questions the manual doesn’t answer, ask your IRIS consultant or fiscal … You must make sure that timesheets and claims do not overlap hours for the same provider. • If someone is applying to be a participant-hired worker and they lie or provide false information to … or need help right away, call 911. Wait until you are safe to report an incident. If you or someone you know is being abused or neglected, you should call your local law enforcement agency …
  • Head Lice

    … an infested person, or contact with objects used by an infested person that have lice on them. Someone with a head lice infestation can spread lice to others as long as lice are alive on the … their head often, you should check them for lice or nits. Common signs include: The feeling of something moving in the hair. Itching, caused by a reaction to head lice bites. Difficulty …
    • Updated on September 02, 2021.
  • Dose of Reality: Opioid Overdose

    … experience an overdose at any time. When a person survives an opioid overdose, it’s because someone knew what was happening and how to take action.  Call 911 immediately if you think someone is experiencing an opioid overdose. How to recognize an overdose An opioid overdose … on the person until emergency help arrives.  Help others without worrying It is safe to help someone experiencing an opioid overdose.  You do not need a prescription to use or administer …
    • Updated on February 04, 2023.
  • Dose of Reality: Opioids in Wisconsin

    … Use safely Opioids can harm you. There are steps that can be taken to reduce the harms you or someone you love may experience when using opioids. Get harm reduction tips   Get rid of unused … experience an overdose at any time. When a person survives an opioid overdose, it’s because someone knew what was happening and how to take action. Learn the steps to save a life Get help … use disorder is a medical condition that can affect anyone who uses opioids. Wherever you or someone you care about may be in a struggle with opioids, there are people ready to help. In …
    • Updated on May 14, 2023.
  • 2023 IPS Conference 12

    … 5 Trauma-Informed Approach ▪ Why might the material in this presentation be difficult for some people? ▪ How can we be sensitive to overdose-related trauma? A trauma-informed approach … 9 Use People First Language A person is a person first, and a behavior is something that can change – terms like “drug addict” or “user” imply someone is “something” instead of someone. Source: NHRC Respect to Connect: Undoing Stigma …
  • Suspension of Benefits for Inmates Webinar Presentation

    … may not pay for health services provided to incarcerated individuals, with the exception of someone who is outside of prison or jail for 24 hours or more (e.g., when admitted as an … conditions. Programs That Cannot Be Suspended • Not all types of Medicaid can be suspended. • Some forms of Medicaid will end because incarceration prevents the member from meeting basic … General Information on Suspension Suspension Length • There is no limit to how long someone’s benefits can be suspended, as long as they continue to meet program rules. Covered …
  • CPD Emergency Preparedness Toolkit Manual

    … Emergencies and Disasters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97 1 When something bad happens, do you know what to do? Do you worry that you won’t know a natural … help comes. This manual is the first step you can take to be prepared and informed! Here are some things you can do to get started: 1. Set up a meeting. Talk with everyone in your household. … contact person. He or she should live in another town or state. It may be easier to contact someone outside of your local area during a disaster. Write his or her phone number, email, and …
  • Sexual Violence Prevention: Affirmative Consent

    … voluntary, and mutual decision among all participants to engage in sexual activity." "If someone is uncomfortable during sex, they should just speak up and say 'No'".  "Asking for … and is unrealistic." "Men initiate sex while women either grant or deny sex." You might hear someone say this... You could respond with this... "It is everyone's responsibility to get … people are voluntarily and openly sending pictures, videos or texts to another person.  If someone is sending you inappropriate messages without your consent, it is image abuse.  COVID-19 …
  • The Peer Navigator Program for People Living With HIV Manual

    … and are more severe in people with weakened immune systems, including people with HIV. Peer: Someone who shares key characteristics such as race/ethnicity, language proficiency, sex/gender, … are serving. As it relates to the Peer Navigator Program for People Living with HIV, a peer is someone who is living with or impacted by HIV and works with people living with HIV. Peer … People Living with HIV Manual 3 Protected health information (PHI): Certain information about someone’s health that is not allowed to be discussed to other people unless there is consent from …
Last revised May 30, 2023