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WAFCA Member Connection - Click here for the latest COVID updates and resources shared on our bi-monthly Member Connection Zoom. 

Administration Updates

Governor’s Executive Orders

Governor’s Press Releases

Wisconsin Department of Health Services COVID 19 Updates
Email questions to: [email protected]
The best resource for up to date information on COVID-19 developments in Wisconsin continues to be the DHS Coronavirus Disease 19 webpage.

DCF COVID 19 Guidance and Resources
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Centers for Disease Control (COVID)


View the full calendar of MHTTC upcoming events here!

Mandating vaccine for employees?  EEOC guidance (12.16.20) (National Law Review article 12.22.20)

COVID 19 Recorded Webinars from APHSA and the National Academy of Medicine
This series of COVID-19 Conversations - webinars - covers topics ranging from the science of social distancing to disparities and long-term health impacts. 8 webinars have been conducted thus far; all have been recorded.

Model Policy & Forms from WAFCA Affiliate MRA
MRA is distributing model forms for polices related to COVID-10
. Check out their resources here: https://www.mranet.org/covid-19-updates 
(MRA – Vaccine guidance for employers)

Resilient Wisconsin - Resources from the WI Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board
This Resilient Wisconsin resource page curated by Wisconsin DHS includes five tips to feel stronger and more connected during this pandemic and quick links to state and national helplines.

Mental Wellness During COVID-19 - Office of Children's Mental Health
This biweekly publication of the WI Office of Children's Mental Health shares mental wellness resources and inspiration for professionals and parents. 

Health Care Access and Enrollment Information - Health Watch Wisconsin 
HealthWatch Wisconsin, an organization that promotes improved access to health care coverage and services, has launched a COVID-19 Resource page--with an emphasis on healthcare coverage, unemployment, and utility programs unique to WI. In addition, 211 Wisconsin continues to be a key resource for connecting individuals and families to a range of resources to meet basic needs.

Sign up for the COVID-19 Health Alert Network
In case you have not already done so, sign up for the DHS Health Alert Network which is the primary method for sharing time-sensitive public health information with clinical partners during the COVID-19 response. Health care providers and other officials can subscribe and unsubscribe using their preferred email address at the DHS COVID-19 website

Supportive Practices for MH Professionals During Pandemic-Related Social Distancing
Social distancing is the deliberate increasing of physical space between people to stop or slow down the spread of a highly contagious illness. For mental health professionals, the challenges that accompany social distancing can place significant roadblocks to daily work. This resource produced by the Mental Health Technology Transfer Center provides tips for the mental health workforce on supporting behavioral health during social distancing.

MHTTC COVID-19 Resources for Behavioral Health Providers
Public health emergencies such as COVID-19 have a significant impact on people with mental illness, their families, and caregivers; the mental health workforce; and the mental health treatment system. They also cause stress and anxiety across the population. This MHTTC COVID-19 Resource page highlights products and resources that can be useful when coping with the effects of widespread public health crises.

SAMHSA Training and Technical Assistance Related to COVID-19
SAMHSA is regularly updating this resource on technical assistance and training opportunities for behavioral health providers.

COVID-19 Well-Being Toolkit and Resources
From our friends at the Center for Healthy Minds, this toolkit has a list of resources to support well-being during this trying time.

Tips for Staying Connected to Community Youth During the COVID-19 Pandemic
During the COVID-19 pandemic as communities are asked to take precautions including canceling meetings and events, adult mentors can still stay connected to the youth they serve.

WAFCA COVID-19 E-Mail Updates/Conference Call Notes

(some resources will require member login. Contact [email protected] with questions on accessing content)

WAFCA is hosting weekly COVID-19 resources sharing calls on Wednesday morning from 8:30-9:00 AM
. Click here for Zoom information.(Requires login)

Shared Google Folder Resources: Members have posted a number of resources, policies and protocols to this folder. (Requires login)