News & Media

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COVID-19: HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS:​​​

The Department of Safety and Professional Services has been working closely with the Medical Examining  Board​, other health professions governing boards and councils, and Governor Evers' administration to position our health care workforce to best respond to the COVID-19 public health emergency. For information on the state COVID-19 response, including orders and memos, please visit our COVID Information page​.​


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​Press Releases & Agency Updates​


10/13​/2021

PRESS R​ELEASE​:​ ​ DSPS Announces Partnership with Google Cloud, MTX to Modernize Occupational Licensing Operations​​​​​​


9/9​/2021

PRESS R​ELEASE​: ​ DSPS Launches Workforce Study with Dentist and Dental Hygienist Renewals​​​​​​


7/13​/2021

PRESS​ R​ELEASE​:​ ​DSPS Co-hosts Mass Timber Roundtable in Milwaukee, Continues Work to Expand Allowable Use of Mass Timber in Wisconsin Commercial Buildings​​​​


6/16​/2021

PRESS R​ELEASE​: ​DSPS Secretary Crim Again Lowers Fees; New Schedule Goes into Effect July 1​​​​


5/4/2021

PRESS R​ELEASE​: ​​The Department of Safety and Professional Services celebrates Building Safety Month​​​


​​​​​​4/23/2021

PRESS R​ELEASE​: ​DSPS Secretary-designee Dawn Crim Visits Wisconsin Mass Timber Company, Explores Environmental and Economic Impact of Updated Mass Timber Code Provisions​​


​​4/5/2021

PRESS R​ELEASE​: ​DSPS Resumes Unarmed Combat Sports Program


​​3/30/2021

PRESS R​ELEASE​: ​State Occupational Boards Pass Motions Supporting COVID-19 Vaccination, CDC Guidance


​​2/26/2021

PRESS R​ELEASE: ​DSPS to Resume Enforcement of Fire Sprinkler Requirement in Multi-Family Dwellings​​​


2/18/2021

PRESS R​ELEASE: ​​DSPS Budget​​​ Lowers Licensing Fees, Invests in Veterans, Fire Prevention, Clean Water, and Efforts to Curb Opioid Epidemic​​


​​12/30/2020​

PRESS R​ELEASE: COVID-19 Response, Plan Review Process Improvements, PDMP Accolades Among Year-End Highlights for Department of Safety and Professional Services


​12/14/2020

PRESS R​ELEASE: New Agreement Creates Licensing Reciprocity for Wisconsin Auctioneers in Ohio


11/11/2020

PRESS R​ELEASE: Controlled Substances Board to Hear Testimony from Federal, State, and Local Law Enforcement​ on Dangerous Drug Activity​​


10/2/2020

PRESS RELEASE: DSPS Secretary-designee Dawn Crim Joins Cap Times Ideas Fest and Wisconsin Leadership Summit, Launches Agency Diversity Initiative


10/2/2020

PRESS RELEASE: Department of Safety and Professional Services Secretary-designee Dawn Crim Names Donna Moreland Deputy Secretary​​​​​​


9/02/2020

PRESS RELEASE: School Safety Resources Release​​


8/13/2020

PRESS RELEASE: Wisconsin Controlled Substances Board Releases Q2 Enhanced Prescription ​Drug Monitoring Program Report​​​​


7/29/2020

PRESS R​ELEASE: Department of Safety and Professional Services Completes Inspections at Amazon Fulfillment Center in Beloit, Secretary-designee Cri​m Tours Facility​​


7/22/2020

PRESS R​ELEASE: Department of Safety and Professional Services Plan Review Process Improvement Report​


7/2/2020

PRESS RELEASE: Department of Safety and Professional Services Urges Caution with Fireworks​