Join us Tuesday, September 30th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the forest County Board Room for Safety Awareness Day! there will be plenty of activities and displays for everyone. Some examples include Lifeline Emergency Response Systems, NOAA Weather Radios, Personal Emergency Plans and Advance Directives. this is a FREE event and participants will be eligible […]
Has your child completed the required immunizations for the 2014 school year? Click here (.pdf) for a list of student immunization requirements. Please contact your child’s Health Care Provider or the Forest County Health Department (715-478-3371) with questions.
Summer has arrived and it’s time to get out and enjoy the outdoors! However, it is important to be aware of the different health and safety concerns that the summer months bring. Follow these tips to keep your family healthy and safe this summer. Water Safety Never swim alone. Even good swimmers need buddies! Swim […]
The Forest County CAN! Coalition for Activity and Nutrition and the Forest County Health Department are continuing the 5210 Let’s Go! health campaign. The themes of the campaign are Eating 5 or more fruits and vegetables, Limiting screen time to 2 or less hours per day, Getting at least 1 or more hour of physical […]
Lyme disease is a bacterial disease transmitted to humans by an infected tick commonly known as the black-legged or deer tick. According to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, the disease was first recognized in the United States in 1975 in Lyme, Connecticut. Signs and symptoms generally set in after 3-30 days and commonly include […]