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Are You Prepared for Winter Weather?

Winterize Your Home Winter weather can bring extreme cold, ice, snow, or high winds. If bad weather hits,is your home ready? Take time before winter weather arrives to winterize your home: Make sure your walls and attic have enough insulation. … Continue reading

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November is National Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes is a costly and devastating chronic illness. Approximately 356,000 adults and 6,500 children and teenagers in Wisconsin have been diagnosed with diabetes. Two out of five adults are expected to develop type 2 diabetes in their lifetime. It is … Continue reading

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September is National Emergency Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month. The Forest County Health Department would¬†like to take this time to give our community members pointers on being prepared for emergencies that could happen. We all like to think that we will never have to … Continue reading

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Forest County Quiet Waters Project

Kayaking and Canoeing provides excellent recreational value as well as health benefits for paddling. Forest County is blessed with 824 named lakes and many un-named lakes and ponds. In addition to the lakes and ponds we have 850+ miles of … Continue reading

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2018 Summer Challenges and Events

This summer the Forest County Coalition on Activity and Nutrition (CAN!) is sponsoring three challenges to Forest County residents and visitors to the area.¬† Our 2nd annual 100 Mile challenge, challenges you to walk, run, or stroll 100 miles between … Continue reading

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