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For UW-Stevens Point contagious disease response and resources, see below.
Notify Saint Michael’s Hospital and other health care providers of the incident and coordinate information exchange and medical and transportation needs.
Identify causative agent.
Review standing links and make available information links regarding causative agent/disease. See Communicable Disease Fact Sheets in the section below.
Determine isolation measures.
Communicate information preventive measures throughout the community.
Establish phone banks to provide information.
Triage possible victims (Student Health Service, PCHHS Department, St. Michael’s Hospital, Rice Medical Center would operate triage/treatment centers).
Obtain necessary medications, supplies, location(s), and staff.
Set up treatment center(s).
Update and further advise the Emergency Operations Team.
Food Safety: In an Emergency
Picnic Safety Information
CDC Food Borne Illness
Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services Sheets
CDC Measles (Rubeola)
WI DHS Meningococcal Disease fact sheet
WI DHS Viral Meningitis Fact Sheet
WI DHS Hand Washing Facts.
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)
Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)
CDC's Traveler's Health
US State Department Warnings
WHO International Travel and Health Information
WHO Epidemic and Pandemic Alert and Response
Student Health Service 715-346-4646.
Portage County Dept. of Health and Human Services715-345-5350
State Division of Public Health608-266-1251
Rhinelander Northern Region Division of Public Health715-365-2700
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 800-CDC-INFO(800-232-4636)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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