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DHS COVID-19 Media Briefing for 8/4/2020

Wisconsin DHS Media Briefing for 12/8/2020

COVID-19 Media Briefing - 12/08/2020

December 8, 2020

Who:

  • Governor Tony Evers
  • Secretary-designee Andrea Palm, Wisconsin Department of Health Services 
  • Traci DeSalvo, Acting Director, Bureau of Communicable Diseases
  • Ryan Nilsestuen, Chief Legal Counsel, Office of the Governor

When: Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 1:30 p.m.          

Governor Evers and DHS Direct an Additional $80 Million to Support Skilled Nursing Facilities

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November 17, 2020

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers and the state Department of Health Services (DHS) today have pledged an additional $80 million to support Wisconsin’s skilled nursing facilities through the end of the year. In addition, to address critical staffing shortages, DHS is partnering with the Departments of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS) and Workforce Development (DWD) to enhance existing efforts to strengthen the workforce in Wisconsin’s health care and long-term care settings.

Wisconsin DHS Media Briefing on COVID Vaccine

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COVID-19 Media Briefing - 11/17/2020

November 17, 2020

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services will hold a media briefing at 1 PM today answering questions about the COVID-19 vaccine.

Who:

  • Deputy Secretary Julie Willems Van Dijk, Wisconsin Department of Health Services 
  • Stephanie Schauer, Ph.D., Division of Public Health Immunization Program Manager

When: Tuesday, November 16, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.  ** Note time change               

DHS COVID-19 Media Briefing for 8/4/2020

COVID-19 Media Briefing - 8/04/2020

August 4, 2020

Who: 

  • Governor Tony Evers
  • Deputy Secretary Julie Willems Van Dijk, Wisconsin Department of Health Services 
  • Dr. Ryan Westergaard, Chief Medical Officer of the Bureau of Communicable Diseases   
  • Ryan Nilsestuen, Chief Legal Counsel, Office of the Governor

 

When: Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 1:30 p.m.