Blood Pressure Checks
Stop by the Health Department any time for a free blood pressure. Free blood pressure clinics are also held at various sites throughout Forest County. Please see the American Heart Association’s website for more information about heart health.
Lifeline is a personal emergency response system for older adults living at home that ensures quick response whenever it is needed. These units are available on a monthly rental basis. There is a $25 installation fee and $25 monthly rental fee after installation.
Please call Julie at 715-478-3371 with questions related to Lifeline.
Senior Nail Care
Our office provides nail care to eligible Forest County residents. Appointments are required. Please call Julie at 715-478-3371 with questions or to set up an appointment.
- Must be a Forest County resident
- Must be 65 years of age or older
- Must have a medical and/or physical need such as chronic systemic disease or physical disability.
- Must be free of lower leg and/or foot ulcers or infections.
There is a donation of $5 suggested for each visit. We encourage clients with diabetes to see a podiatrist. Clients in need of specialized care or high risk for complications will be referred to their primary care physician or podiatrist.
Tuberculin (TB) Skin Test
The cost of a test is $10.00. After receiving the test, you will need to return 48-72 hours later to have the test read. CDC Information Page on Tuberculin Skin Testing.