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March 20th Kick Butts Day

Today is Kick Butts Day! We are joining thousands of youth around the country who are standing up against the e-cigarette epidemic sweeping through our schools.

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Question. Persuade. Refer.

Three steps anyone can learn to help prevent suicide. Just like CPR, QPR is an emergency response to someone in crisis and can save lives.  Suicidal individuals are suffering from an overwhelming sense of helplessness and hopelessness, usually complicated by … Continue reading

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March 18-22 Marks Flood Safety Awareness Week

During Flood Safety Awareness Week, The Forest County Health Department is reminding residents on how to stay safe during flooding events.  “Wisconsin has seen a great deal of precipitation this winter, and we are expecting flooding this spring when it … Continue reading

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March is National Nutrition Month!

To celebrate National Nutrition Month, we would like to encourage healthy eating habits for busy families. One of the hardest things about working full time and being part of a busy family is providing nutritious, good tasting meals that everyone … Continue reading

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February is American Heart Month

In celebration of American Heart Month this February, the Forest County Health Department wants to help increase awareness of high blood pressure, which is often times referred to as the “silent killer.”  Normal blood pressure is 120/80 or less.  Nearly … Continue reading

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