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DHS Expands Stroke Prevention Campaign
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DHS Expands Stroke Prevention Campaign

Highlights risk factors and signs of stroke

Wisconsin Heat Awareness Day is June 5
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Wisconsin Heat Awareness Day is June 5

 

State Health Department Reinstates Vaccine Requirements for School Children

State Health Department Reinstates Vaccine Requirements for School Children

Legislature had blocked vaccine requirements for chickenpox, meningitis.

DHS to Implement Immunization Updates for Children in Child Care Centers and Schools to Follow State Law
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DHS to Implement Immunization Updates for Children in Child Care Centers and Schools to Follow State Law

Updates follow federal recommendations to protect children and communities against vaccine-preventable diseases

Community Health Workers Help Wisconsinites Thrive
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Community Health Workers Help Wisconsinites Thrive

New campaign highlights their valuable contributions to communities, families, and individuals

Wisconsin State Health Officer Paula Tran Statement on CDC Respiratory Virus Guidance
Feeling Sick? Report it Quick!
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Feeling Sick? Report it Quick!

DHS launches new tool letting people report suspected illnesses from food or water

Health Agency Urges Parents, Caregivers to be Aware of Signs of Self-Harm After School Breaks
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Health Agency Urges Parents, Caregivers to be Aware of Signs of Self-Harm After School Breaks

Data show increases in self-harm coincide with returning to school in September and January

DHS Encourages Homeowners, Property Owners, and Child Care Centers to Test for Radon
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DHS Encourages Homeowners, Property Owners, and Child Care Centers to Test for Radon

Radon exposure is the second leading cause of lung cancer overall and leading cause of lung cancer for non-smokers

DHS Recognizes World AIDS Day
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DHS Recognizes World AIDS Day

Remembering those lost to HIV and committing to ending the HIV epidemic

Wisconsin Underage Tobacco, Vape Sales Rise in 2023
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Wisconsin Underage Tobacco, Vape Sales Rise in 2023

Increase in underage sales linked to confusion between federal and state law, public health officials continue to build awareness and compliance

DHS Encourages Wisconsinites to Help End Childhood Lead Poisoning
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DHS Encourages Wisconsinites to Help End Childhood Lead Poisoning

DHS Encourages Wisconsinites to Help End Childhood Lead Poisoning

First Human Case of West Nile Virus Confirmed in Wisconsin
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First Human Case of West Nile Virus Confirmed in Wisconsin

DHS urges Wisconsinites to continue to prevent mosquito bites

DHS Awards Funding to 14 Nonprofit Dental Clinics
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DHS Awards Funding to 14 Nonprofit Dental Clinics

$5.1 million to increase access to dental care for Wisconsinites in need

DHS Honors State Health Care Providers With the “Wisconsin BigShot” Awards
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DHS Honors State Health Care Providers With the “Wisconsin BigShot” Awards

Annual recognition celebrates providers leading the way in protecting children’s health

Wisconsin Sees Spike in Toxic Shock Syndrome Cases

Wisconsin Sees Spike in Toxic Shock Syndrome Cases

State officials urge education about tampon use.

DHS Monitoring Increase in Toxic Shock Syndrome Cases
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DHS Monitoring Increase in Toxic Shock Syndrome Cases

State sees largest number of reported cases in over 10 years

DHS Urges Wisconsinites to Test Their Homes for Radon
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DHS Urges Wisconsinites to Test Their Homes for Radon

Radon exposure is the second leading cause of lung cancer overall and leading cause of lung cancer for non-smokers

DHS Awarded $45 Million to Support Public Health Workforce Development
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DHS Awarded $45 Million to Support Public Health Workforce Development

Grant from U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to advance public health workforce development at state and local levels over next five years

November 14-18 is Winter Weather Awareness Week in Wisconsin
Respiratory Virus Spreading Rapidly in Wisconsin Children

Respiratory Virus Spreading Rapidly in Wisconsin Children

RSV often causes cold-like symptoms, but is leading to surge in youth hospitalizations.

DHS Invests $8.3 Million in Wisconsin Schools for School Health Service Workforce
DHS Encourages All Wisconsinites to Take Steps to Prevent Childhood Lead Exposure
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DHS Encourages All Wisconsinites to Take Steps to Prevent Childhood Lead Exposure

October 23-29 marks National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

State Health Department Introduces New Flu Vaccine Data Dashboard and Report on Vaccine Coverage in Wisconsin
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State Health Department Introduces New Flu Vaccine Data Dashboard and Report on Vaccine Coverage in Wisconsin

The data will help promote vaccines among populations and communities that need them most

First Human Case of West Nile Virus in Wisconsin
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First Human Case of West Nile Virus in Wisconsin

Continue to prevent mosquito bites until the first hard frost

DHS Encourages You to Protect Yourself Against the Flu by Getting Vaccinated
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DHS Encourages You to Protect Yourself Against the Flu by Getting Vaccinated

Fall is the best time to get vaccinated and flu vaccines are available now

State’s First Death From MIS-C Reported

State’s First Death From MIS-C Reported

Wisconsin has had 183 cases of rare inflammatory condition associated with COVID-19.

First Death from Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Associated with COVID-19 Reported in Wisconsin
DHS Encourages Flu Vaccination: Protect Yourself and Those Around You
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DHS Encourages Flu Vaccination: Protect Yourself and Those Around You

Flu vaccines are now available in Wisconsin