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Wisconsin Launches Ebola Information Line
Toll Free Line and Website Provide State Residents with Information about Ebola
MADISON—The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced that in addition to the information available on the DHS website (www.dhs.wisconsin.gov), a toll free line is now available for state residents with questions about the Ebola virus. Residents can dial 1-844-684-1064, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The calls are free, confidential, and multi-lingual.
“Though Ebola has not been diagnosed in Wisconsin, and the chances of getting it remain extremely low, we understand that people are concerned and have questions about the disease,” said Karen McKeown, State Health Officer. “Our website and this new toll free line are helpful resources that provide Wisconsin residents with information about Ebola, and Wisconsin’s preparedness and prevention efforts.”
DHS has partnered with 2-1-1 Wisconsin to establish the information line. For more information about Ebola and Wisconsin’s preparedness efforts, visit: http://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/communicable/diseasepages/ebola.htm
3D Mammography Now Available
Hayward Area Memorial Hospital (HAMH) is the first healthcare facility in northwestern Wisconsin to offer breast tomosynthesis, also known as 3-D mammography. This relatively new form of mammography increases cancer detection according to the Journal of the American Medical Association. The study reported that there was an increase in the detection all breast cancers and a reduction in the number of women recalled for additional imaging.
The use of 3-D Mammography overcomes the challenge of detecting cancer in overlapping breast tissue by allowing the radiologist to see individual layers of tissue. This allows radiologists to…continue reading.
Hayward Hospital Trails Remain Closed Due to Storm Damage
The Hayward Hospital Trail system remains closed. The trail is anticipated to reopen in a couple of weeks, following completion of the logging operation, brush removal and leveling of the trail surface. A notice will be posted on www.haywardmemorialhospital.com and distributed to local media when the trails re-open. Thank you for your patience as we work to have the trails ready for winter.