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Forest, Oneida, and Vilas county residents are being asked to participate in this year’s Community Health Assessment. County health officials are asking you to provide input on various health related topics to better inform county health programming decisions and aid in the development of a Community Health Plan. Responses will be anonymous and participants will […]
Influenza Influenza is a contagious disease that may be prevented by immunization. It is caused by a virus that affects the respiratory tract (nose, throat, and lungs). Influenza symptoms come quickly in the form of fever, headache, tiredness, dry cough, sore throat, nasal congestion, and body aches. Seasonal influenza is typically seen during the winter […]
Forest County Community Couch to 5k With the help of the Ministry Crandon Clinic, Forest County Health department and several other organizations located in Crandon, the community has become more active and most importantly, healthier. July 21st marked the beginning of a 9 week physical activity program encouraging and motivating Forest County residents to get […]
For the past several months the Northwoods Tobacco Free Coalition (NWTFC) has been conducting tobacco compliance checks throughout Forest County. Compliance checks are now complete for 2015, which leaves Forest County with an illegal sales rate of 21.05%. This is up from the 2014 illegal sales rate of 17.6%. Carly Trapp, 2015 WI WINS intern […]