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Forest, Oneida and Vilas County Community Health Improvement Plan

“Becoming the Healthiest Nation” is this year’s theme for National Public Health Week which starts April 3rd. There could not be a better time to announce the completion of the Forest, Oneida and Vilas County Health Improvement Plan! The multi-county … Continue reading

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March is National Nutrition Month!

National Nutrition Month is a nutrition education and information campaign created every year by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. It is designed to bring awareness to the importance of making informed food choices and developing lasting, positive nutrition and … Continue reading

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National Children’s Dental Health Month

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, placing emphasis on the need for parents and caregivers to take action early to ensure the health of their children’s teeth. The Forest County Health Department reminds the public that tooth decay is … Continue reading

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February is American Heart Month!

February is American Heart Month This month is the time to learn about your risks of heart disease and stroke, and learn how to stay “heart healthy” for yourself and your loved ones. Cardiovascular disease –including heart disease, stroke, and … Continue reading

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Flu Cases on the Rise in Wisconsin

Adults ages 65 years and older are especially affected Flu cases are on the rise, and health officials are urging people to take precautions. Simple steps, including getting a flu shot, help protect against the flu. There have been 161 influenza … Continue reading

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