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Committee finalizes wasting disease recommendations

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An advisory committee has finalized its recommendations for revising Wisconsin's long-term chronic wasting disease plan.The committee finished its work Wednesday. The recommendations include targeted culling, penalties for deer farm escapes, enhanced deer farm fencing, requiring deer farms to be insured to cover the state's cost of recovering escaped animals and a call for a statewide baiting and feeding ban.

Law enforcement officers learn how to handle youth crisis situation

17 officers, deputies completed training

Police officers and sheriff's deputies from around Rock County attended a three-day program on Crisis Intervention Training for Youth to make sure local law enforcement is prepared to handle crisis situations that involve children with mental illness.

Hometown Pharmacy partners with telepsychiatry provider

Telepsychiatry expands access throughout state

In a private room at Hometown Pharmacy, in which customer usually receive vaccination shots, individuals can speak to a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner via teleconference.  Utilizing technology, these nurse practitioners are expanding access to mental health care in Wisconsin.