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WIAAP has been working with the Medicaid’s Telehealth Project Management Office to outline the many questions that surround provision of well child and other services via telehealth in light ... READ MORE
The State Emergency Operations Center has notified Wisconsin Department of Health Services that the final allocation of personal protective equipment (PPE) from the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) is available for distribution. These supplies ... READ MORE
Governor Tony Evers and Wisconsin Department of Health Services Secretary-designee Andrea Palm announced the new Resilient Wisconsin initiative today to provide tools and resources to Wisconsinites dealing with stress and mental health challenges during ... READ MORE
New AAP guidance released today addresses the care of infants whose mothers have suspected or confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The report “Initial Guidance: Management of Infants Born to Mothers with COVID-19” along with a ... READ MORE
Minimum Contact Standards for Support and Service Coordination: New Requirements Necessitated by the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Today, the Wisconsin Medicaid Director Jim Jones issued the following memo regarding CLTS and CCOP. The purpose ... READ MORE
The State of Wisconsin is looking for companies, educational facilities and other organizations that may have personal protective equipment (PPE) supplies and other needed resources that could be used in the state’s response to the ... READ MORE
A Pediatrics study of children in Canada identified early childhood factors associated with peer victimization such as physical or verbal abuse or bullying that occurred during different developmental stages. The study, “Early Childhood Factors ... READ MORE
This is indeed one of those days where I wish that this was all a really elaborate April Fool’s gag, but it isn’t. I know that we are all being faced with uncertainty of one form or another.
Gov. Tony Evers today announced a second package of comprehensive legislative proposals that would provide critical investments in health services, support for essential workers, and assistance for Wisconsin families and businesses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The ... READ MORE
Gov. Evers Announces Additional Shipment of Personal Protective Equipment from the Strategic National Stockpile
Gov. Tony Evers today announced that Wisconsin has received its second phase of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) from the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) and is in the process of distribution. The second phase ... READ MORE
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has compiled resources for families to use during the challenging days and weeks of social distancing, home isolation, and mental health needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. We're ... READ MORE
Gov. Tony Evers today issued Emergency Order #18, suspending several administrative rules for the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families (DCF) to help reduce the potential spread of COVID-19 while maintaining critical services ... READ MORE
Gov. Tony Evers today announced a new public-private partnership among Wisconsin industry leaders to increase Wisconsin's laboratory testing capacity for COVID-19. Prior to today's announcement, the Wisconsin State Lab of Hygiene and the Milwaukee ... READ MORE
A message from Dr. Sally Goza, AAP President Dear Colleagues, Today, the Academy is launching a new virtual community for all of us to connect directly with one another about everything related to the novel coronavirus, ... READ MORE
MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andres Palm today exercised their authority under Article V, Section 4 of the Wisconsin Constitution and Sections 323.12(4) and 252.02(6) of the ... READ MORE
Lawyers sometimes portray the validity of the abusive head trauma diagnosis as controversial and this can hurt abused children by impacting court outcomes. A revised AAP policy statement from the AAP Council on Child Abuse and Neglect reminds pediatric ... READ MORE
Dear Colleagues: I hope everyone is staying healthy and safe. I cannot tell you how proud I am of the pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists and pediatric surgeons on the front lines of the ... READ MORE
Today Governor Tony Evers directed Secretary-designee Andrea Palm to close all public schools beginning at 5 p.m. on Wednesday March 18th. We will re-evaluate after two weeks. We are using every tool that we have ... READ MORE
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