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  • Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)

    … skin of about 20–30% of people in the U.S. Staph bacteria are usually harmless, but they can sometimes cause serious infections. Most staph infections can be treated with antibiotics, but there are some strains that have developed antibiotic resistance. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is the name for the strains of staph bacteria …
    • Updated on February 13, 2023.
  • MRSA Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus: Frequently Asked Questions

    … including MRSA infections, may appear as boils or abscesses, with pus or drainage present. Sometimes they may look like "spider bites." There may be redness, swelling, pain, or warmth at … MRSA to them is small. It is possible to spread MRSA by touching your nose and then touching someone else. Washing your hands with soap and water or alcohol gel after touching your nose and … to see if they are colonized too? In most cases testing of household members is not necessary. Sometimes the family doctor may wish to screen all household members for MRSA colonization. This …
    • Updated on March 14, 2023.
  • Methane

    Methane is an odorless, colorless, flammable gas. It is used primarily as fuel to make heat and … Effects Everyone's Reaction is Different A person's reaction to chemicals depends on several things, including individual health, heredity, previous exposure to chemicals including … methane can be measured in exhaled breath, urine, blood, and other tissues, no reliable method exists to determine the level of exposure. There are currently no tests available to …
    • Updated on June 15, 2022.
  • Handwashing

    … When done correctly, handwashing is your best protection against the spread of germs that can make people sick. Learn … sneezing After changing diapers or helping a child use the toilet Before and after caring for someone who is sick Before and after treating a wound After touching animals, animal feed, and … visibly dirty. You should also use soap and water to wash your hands when you are caring for someone sick with diarrhea. For more information on when to use soap and water or hand sanitizer, …
    • Updated on May 17, 2023.
  • Methamphetamine in Wisconsin

    Methamphetamine, commonly referred to as meth, is a powerful, highly addictive substance that affects the brain and body. It falls in the … or powder form. It can be injected, smoked, snorted, or taken orally. Methamphetamine is sometimes mixed with other substances. These other substances include cannabis, opioids such as …
    • Updated on May 14, 2023.
  • Methylene Chloride

    … Also known as: Dichloromethane, Methane dichloride, Methylene dichloride Chemical reference number (CAS): 75-09-2 Methylene chloride is a clear, … Effects Everyone's Reaction is Different A person's reaction to chemicals depends on several things, including individual health, heredity, previous exposure to chemicals including …
    • Updated on June 15, 2022.
  • Washington County Population

    • Updated on October 19, 2020.
  • Meth Lab Cleanups

    Methamphetamine, also known as meth, speed, crank, crystal, and ice, is an illegal drug that …
    • Updated on September 28, 2022.
  • Immunizations: Shingles (Herpes Zoster)

    … of getting shingles. Most people develop shingles only once during their lifetime. However, some people get shingles more than once. A person with the shingles virus can give chickenpox to someone who hasn’t had chickenpox or hasn’t received the chickenpox vaccine. If you have blisters …
    • Updated on January 03, 2023.
  • Crisis Services: Someone to Talk to

    … next steps to help you with your challenge. There aren't scripts or pre-made solutions. Three things to know before you call or text For medical, police, or fire emergencies, call 911 Many helplines, hotlines, and text services are available at no cost to the caller. Some helplines, hotlines, and text services may charge a fee or dispatch services that may come … a concern for you. Helplines Use these resources to call, text, or message online to talk to someone during a mental health emergency. County Crisis Line Find your county from the list 988 …
    • Updated on March 10, 2023.
  • Crisis Services: Someone to Respond

    … Sending help when needed You may need someone to come to you during a mental health crisis. County mobile crisis response team When … place, such as a shelter, treatment center, or hospital. Enhanced mobile crisis response team: Some counties have an enhanced mobile crisis response team. This is a team that includes up to …
    • Updated on March 19, 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.
  • Washington County Benefit Specialist Contacts

    … Disability Benefit Specialist (Ages 18-59 with a disability) ADRC of Washington County 333 E. Washington St., Suite 1000 West Bend, WI 53095 Phone: 877-306-3030 Email: Elder Benefit Specialist (Age 60 or older) ADRC of Washington County 333 E. …
    • Updated on April 09, 2021.
  • Infant Methemoglobinemia (Blue Baby Syndrome)

    … Infant methemoglobinemia is also called “blue baby syndrome.” It is a condition where a baby’s skin … a physician if baby's skin is unusually bluish in color. Methemoglobinemia is a condition that some babies are born with (congenital) or some develop early in life (acquired). Acquired …
    • Updated on January 11, 2023.
  • Washington County Resources and Contacts

    … Long-Term Support Waivers Free and Low-Cost Health and Dental Care Albrecht Free Clinic of Washington County Aurora Health Care Food and Nutrition Assistance FoodShare Special Supplemental …
    • Updated on September 24, 2021.
  • Methyl Tert-Butyl Ether (MTBE)

    … quickly. If it's spilled, MTBE will evaporate quickly. However, if MTBE is spilled on soil, some of it can seep into groundwater where it can remain unchanged for many years. When … Effects Everyone's Reaction is Different A person's reaction to chemicals depends on several things, including individual health, heredity, previous exposure to chemicals including …
    • Updated on June 15, 2022.
  • Think Possible! Employment Webinar Series

    … Welcome to Think Possible!, a four-part employment training series developed for service coordinators who … Long-Term Support (CLTS) Waiver Program, and the Children’s Community Options Program (CCOP). Think Possible! was developed to help service coordinators support the children, youth, and … possibilities. Identify behaviors that lead to competitive, integrated employment. Describe things you can do to increase competitive, integrated employment. Learning Activities (30 …
    • Updated on February 21, 2023.
  • Washington County: Public Health Profiles

    • Updated on December 05, 2019.
  • Aging Office Contact for Washington County

    … Tammy Anderson, Director ADRC of Washington County 333 East Washington St., #1000 West Bend, WI 53095 262-335-4497 262-335-4717 Fax …
    • Updated on November 22, 2022.
  • 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.
Last revised June 4, 2023