State of Wisconsin and Public Health

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12/30/2021 Wisconsin Public Health Quarantine Letter Threatens Legal Action for Failing to Isolate After COVID Test - Tennessee Star A letter from the St. Croix County Public Health Department last week threatened legal action against residents who do not quarantine properly after testing positive for COVID. The letter goes on to detail all the ... the authority to enforce the isolation orders is given by Wisconsin Statute Chapter 252 which says, ‚AuThe department or the local health officer acting on behalf of the department may require isolation of a patient ...
12/13/2021 EDITORIAL: Thank you to public health leaders who are saying farewell ... public, you and I ‚Ai all of us. And we are losing a couple of titans in public service, particularly public health, starting next month.Gail Scott in Jefferson County and Abby Sauer in Dodge ... the world were killed, 800,000 in the nation, 9,000 in Wisconsin, 213 in Dodge County and 145 in Jefferson County. And the death toll does not begin to reflect the impact ‚Ai more than 900,000 ...
12/1/2021 People living with PFAS contamination say state standards are ‚Äòlong overdue‚Äô to protect public health ... Thursday, May 20, 2021, in Marinette, Wis. Angela Major/WPRPeople living in and around communities contaminated with PFAS say Wisconsin can‚Aot afford to wait for federal standards to address harmful "forever chemicals" in ... in line with state health officials‚Ao recommendation to protect public health.Mary Wetterling named the water dispenser at her French Island, Wis., home ‚AuAqua Maria.‚Au More than 1,000 residents are currently receiving bottled ...
10/24/2021 Opinion: A year later, rankings again show the poverty of Iowa's COVID-19 policy ... compared with surrounding farm-economy states ‚Ai North Dakota (46.2), Minnesota (39.1), Missouri (35.8), South Dakota (31), Nebraska (27.8) and Wisconsin (25). Iowa was then the only U.S. state to not require school mask use ... population of 3.155 million as of 2019. Minnesota‚Aos strong public health mitigation efforts started with its governor and include its state and local health departments, health care providers, hospitals, academics, numerous community leaders and ...
10/18/2021 PA Headline ... Wisconsin‚AiMadison School of Medicine and Public Health metabolism researcher Dudley Lamming, his graduate student Heidi Pak, colleagues at the university and other institutions. Professor Lamming said: ‚AuThis overlap of treatment ‚Ai both reducing calories and imposing a fast ‚Ai was something that everybody saw, but it wasn‚Aot always obvious that it had biological significance. ‚AuIt‚Aos only been in the past few years that people started getting interested ...
10/16/2021 Food Industry News Roundup for Week of Oct. 11 ... WisconsinThese mutual reliance agreements facilitate a coordinated effort between the FDA and individual states with goals to reduce human foodborne illness outbreaks, reduce duplication of regulatory oversight and increase public health protection by focusing on areas of higher risk, the agency said.September/October issue of QA Digital EditionHot off the virtual presses, our September/October issue is live. Click in for stories about food crime, allergen risk ...
10/15/2021 Local-Regional News October 15 ... Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection contained nitrate concentrations exceeding the groundwater standard of 10 mg/L nitrate-nitrogen. Water containing 10 mg/L (10 ppm) or more nitrate-N is deemed unsafe for human consumption, with pregnant women and infants most vulnerable. In addition to nitrates, one well tested high for imidacloprid, a commonly used pesticide. Heidi Stewart, Pepin County Director of Public Health, recommends that all ...
10/13/2021 Afghans evacuees being moved from camps to new homes in US WISCONSIN (Pajhwok): A number of Afghan evacuees in various states of the US are being moved from camps to settle in their new homes. After the Taliban captured Kabul on August 15, the US and ... of Homeland Security, the State Department, and the Department of Public Health in these camps have been processing Afghan evacuees‚Ao documents and taking their medical tests. NaveedShinwari, a resident of Nangarhar province, was one ...
10/6/2021 Family farms are struggling with two hidden challenges: health insurance and child care ... Wisconsin farm, and she wants to expand. But her ability to grow her business collides with her need for affordable health insurance and child care. She has had to make difficult choices over the years: keep her farm income low enough so her children can qualify for the state‚Aos public health insurance, or expand the farm and buy expensive private insurance. To look after her three young children, she ...
10/5/2021 Family farms are struggling with two hidden challenges: health insurance and child care - NewsBreak Kat Becker feeds hundreds of people with the vegetables she grows on her Wisconsin farm, and she wants to expand. But her ability to grow her business collides with her need for affordable health insurance and child care.She has had to make difficult choices over the years: keep her farm income low enough so her children can qualify for the state‚Aos public health insurance, or expand the farm ...
10/5/2021 List of Borrowers Who Have Defaulted on Their Health Education Assistance Loans Notice AGENCY: Federal Student Aid, Department of Education. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: Federal Student Aid (FSA), as required by the Public Health Service Act (the Act), is publishing this list of Health Education Assistance Loan (HEAL ... should contact: HHS Program Support Center, Debt Collection Center, 7700 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 8-8310A, Bethesda, MD 20857 (use ZIP code 20814 for overnight mail). Telephone: (301) 492-4664. For General HEAL Information: For general HEAL program ...
9/29/2021 Dr. Nasia Safdar named inaugural associate dean for clinical trials Share on Twitter' Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 3:50 pmNasia Safdar, MD, PhD , professor, Infectious Disease, has been named the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health‚Aos inaugural associate dean for clinical trials and the research director of the new Wisconsin Medicine Institute for Clinical Trials, a joint venture between the school and UW Health.As associate dean for clinical trials, Dr. Safdar will work to create ...
9/19/2021 Milwaukee Community Health Survey Underway ... public health departments better understand the needs of our communities, establish health priorities, and improve programs and services. The community health survey is being conducted on behalf of Advocate Aurora Health, Ascension Wisconsin, Children‚Aos Wisconsin and Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin. Survey participants will be able to learn about how their responses helped shape future health priorities in January, when the health assessment findings will be published ...
9/17/2021 Milwaukee Community Health Survey Underway ... public health departments better understand the needs of our communities, establish health priorities, and improve programs and services. The community health survey is being conducted on behalf of Advocate Aurora Health, Ascension Wisconsin, Children‚Aos Wisconsin and Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin. Survey participants will be able to learn about how their responses helped shape future health priorities in January, when the health assessment findings will be published ...
9/17/2021 A Lead Problem Worse Than Flint's - Hundreds of thousands of lead service lines in Wisconsin are a threat to public health, and communities of color are particularly vulnerable. A Lead Problem Worse Than Flint's Hundreds of thousands of lead service lines in Wisconsin are a threat to public health, and communities of color are particularly vulnerable. MILWAUKEE ‚Ai Shyquetta McElroy‚Aos son put up a sign in their front yard to celebrate his middle school graduation in June. McElroy says she felt like the ‚Auproudest mom on the planet.‚Au But her elation was bittersweet. McElroy thinks back ...
9/17/2021 Dept. of Safety and Professional Services: Helps homeowners avoid septic system damage and costly repairs with septic smart week information and programming MADISON, Wis. ‚Ai The Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are teaming up to present Septic Smart Week 2021, an annual event focused on educating homeowners on the ... watershed. When properly installed and maintained, these systems help protect public health, preserve valuable water quality, and help ensure a community‚Aos economic vitality. Failing septic systems can contaminate and harm human health and the ...
9/16/2021 People picking up infection from pet store puppies' poop: CDC ... Wisconsin, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Nine people have been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported."Evidence suggests that puppies sold through Petland are a likely source of this outbreak," according to a CDC news release. "Petland is cooperating with public health and animal health officials to address this outbreak."Campylobacter is a bacteria that causes people to develop diarrhea (sometimes bloody), cramping, abdominal pain ...
9/16/2021 EXCLUSIVE: Sen. Ron Johnson Demands Answers On Study Of COVID-19 Natural Immunity Republican Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson is requesting information about the Biden administration‚Aos vaccine guidance for individuals who have received some form of immunity from COVID-19 via prior infection.‚Au This administration‚Aos decision to disregard the effectiveness of natural im munity and demand vaccination ignores current data and is an assault on all American s‚Ao civil lib erties,‚Au he wrote to three top public health officials ...
9/16/2021 Dubuque, Jackson counties each add 1 virus death; Iowa County, Wis., adds 2 ... Public Health. Additionally, two more deaths were recorded in Iowa County, Wis., since Saturday. - Dubuque County saw 242 new cases in the past week, while Jones County added 78, Jackson County added 64, Clayton County added 63 and Delaware County had 45 additional cases. - In Wisconsin, Grant County confirmed 134 new cases since Saturday, Iowa County added 26, Crawford County added 21 and Lafayette County added 15 more cases. - In ...
9/14/2021 New Hampshire Public Health Association Welcomes Suzanne Gaulocher to Board of Directors FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThe New Hampshire Public Health Association (NHPHA) is pleased to announce that it has welcomed Suzanne Gaulocher, Associate Professor of Public Health and Director of the Center for Healthy Communities at Plymouth State University, to its Board of Directors for a one year term.Ms. Gaulocher holds a PhD from the University of Wisconsin at Madison where she was a part of the Center for Sustainability and ...
9/14/2021 COVID-19 Vaccines Not Linked to Miscarriage in Surveillance Study ... Public Health Preparedness Expert Work Group. Study Design Elyse Kharbanda, MD, and colleagues analyzed data from 105,446 patients with pregnancies of 6 to 19 weeks‚Ao gestation between December 15, 2020, and June 28, 2021. The patients were seen at 1 of 8 health systems (Kaiser Permanente: Washington, Northwest, Northern California, Southern California, and Colorado; DenverHealth; HealthPartners; and Marshfield Clinic, Wisconsin) that participate in the CDC-funded Vaccine Safety Datalink ...
9/10/2021 Deaths increase, hospitals fill up as new COVID-19 surge continues across Wisconsin Deaths increase, hospitals fill up as new COVID-19 surge continues across Wisconsin Dane County renews its mask mandate, contact tracing resources stretched in parts of the state By: Erik Gunn - September 10, 2021 7:00 ... virulent delta variant, is up, according to state and local public health agencies, continuing a new surge of infections that began in July and gained steam in August.Vaccinations have increased in recent weeks as ...
9/8/2021 Chicago Travel Advisory updated with all states with Vermont added to list CHICAGO (WLS) -- The Chicago Department of Public Health announced Tuesday that Vermont has been added to its travel advisor, which now includes the entire country.Vermont had been the only state not covered by the ... South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.The U.S. average daily case rate per 100,000 residents is 38.3, down slightly from 39 a ...
9/8/2021 Virtual quilts, real sheep Public Health Madison and Dane County reinstated a face covering requirement for public indoor spaces, which may affect whether a performance can take place through at least Sept. 16. Many venues and businesses also have ... on the relevant business websites or social media accounts. Great Wisconsin Quilt Show/PBS Wisconsin Deanna Springer of Nancy Zieman Productions, is moderator and co-presenter of 2021 The Great Wisconsin Quilt Show. Great Wisconsin ...
9/8/2021 ADVOCATE AURORA: INCREASING HOSPITALIZATIONS TIED TO UNVACCINATED ... 20%. However, compared to a month ago, that category had increased 300% across the two-state system in Illinois and Wisconsin. Wisconsin‚Aos COVID-19 inpatient numbers at Advocate Aurora were up 45.6% compared to ... and 448 on August 8th. The Sheboygan County Division of Public Health‚Aos COVID-19 data dashboard indicated 19 current hospitalizations in Sheboygan County, down 2 from Friday. 86 new positive tests for COVID-19 ...