Category: Department of Health Services

DHS Announces New Grants to Support Access to Health Care in Rural Areas

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) today announced the recipients of grants totaling more than $300,000 to help rural health care providers increase the...

DHS Confirms Death of a La Crosse County Resident from Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services and the La Crosse County Health Department today announced the first documented death from Rocky Mountain spotted fever...

Department of Health Services Promotes Awareness on National HIV Testing Day

Today is National HIV Testing Day and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is taking this opportunity to share information about medical advances that allow...

K2 and Spice Still Causing Hospitalizations in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is warning people about the dangers of synthetic cannabinoids, often called “fake weed”, “K2”, and “spice”...

K2 and Spice Still Causing Hospitalizatons in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is warning people about the dangers of synthetic cannabinoids, often called “fake weed”, “K2”, and “spice”...

Foodborne Illness Advisory: Pre-Cut Melons Linked to Salmonella

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection and Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) are alerting Wisconsin consumers to a multistate...

Del Monte Vegetable Trays Pose Potential Health Risk

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), the Minnesota Department of Health, and local health departments are investigating an increase of Cyclospora...

Wisconsin Highlights Innovation, FoodShare Employee and Training (FSET) Program Successess

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Acting Deputy Under Secretary and Administrator of Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services (FNS) Brandon Lipps traveled to...

Salmonella Infections Linked to Chicken Distributed by Ruby’s Pantry Pop-up Location

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP),...

Columbia County Bird Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) reports a dead bird found in Columbia County has tested positive for West Nile virus. This is the first case of WNV...