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DHS supports CDC recommendation to expand eligibility for COVID-19 booster shots The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) supports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) recommendation that certain populations who have increased risk of exposure to or transmission of COVID-19 receive a booster shot...

Researchers at UW-Madison have developed a multi-layered coating technique for probiotics that could improve how diseases are treated with these medications.  Probiotics consist of helpful bacteria that can be used to treat intestinal problems such as inflammatory bowel disease. They have been shown to improve the...

Grants totaling more than $550,000 to increase access and enhance quality care in rural Wisconsin were announced today by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS). The grants support education and training to assist rural hospitals and clinics in filling “high need, high demand” positions. “Ensuring...

-- The Department of Health Services is urging state residents to take precautions ahead of the Labor Day weekend as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to rise.  “Let’s use all of our effective prevention tools: Get vaccinated, wear masks when gathering indoors, and stay home if...

-- Racine officials will use $600,000 in American Rescue Plan Act funds to award gift cards to residents who get a COVID-19 vaccine and to those that help get somebody vaccinated. Unvaccinated city residents that are eligible for the vaccine can get a $50 gift card...