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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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January is National Radon Action Month

Radon comes naturally from rocks and dirt in the ground, you cannot see it or smell it. There’s always some radon in the air around us. It can become a problem when radon gas from beneath your home leaks in … Continue reading

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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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