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Forest County Bird Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

Protect Yourself Against Mosquito Bites The Forest County Health Department reports a dead crow found in Forest County on July 18th, 2017 has tested positive for West Nile virus. This is the first bird that tested positive for West Nile … Continue reading

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Fish Consumption Advisories

Check Fish Consumption Advisories Online With fishing season underway in Wisconsin, you may be enjoying some freshly caught fish. Eating fish is part of a healthy diet, as fish are generally low in calories and fat and high in protein. … Continue reading

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Group Trail Walk Opportunities this Summer!

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Join the 100 Mile Challenge this summer!

This summer the Forest County Health Department encourages people of all ages to get out and enjoy the beautiful scenery of Forest County and improve your health by completing our 100 Mile Challenge.  The challenge starts June 1st and ends … Continue reading

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Celebrate Screen-Free Week!

Screen-Free Week, May 1st -7th, is a chance to take a much needed break from the screen media dominating the lives of so many children.  On average, preschool kids spend over 4 hours a day in front of screens.  Older … Continue reading

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