Human Health Hazard Prevention and Control

The Forest County Health Department investigates human health hazards per Wis. Stat. 251.06 to assess, manage, control and prevent environmental factors that may adversely affect the health, comfort, safety or well-being of Forest County residents. 

If a human health hazard is found, the Health Department works with the owner to ensure safe removal of the hazard.  If the owner does not comply with removal of the hazard, a citation may be issued.

To file a human health hazard complaint, please call the Forest County Health Department at 715-478-3371. 

The Health Department also works with Forest County Land and Zoning to enforce the local Public Nuisance Ordinance 04-14. (pdf)

Wisconsin Statute 254.59

Landlord Tenant Guide