Adult Services

Blood Pressure Checks

Blood pressure testStop 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 Program

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.

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Must be a Forest County resident
  2. Must be 65 years of age or older
  3. Must have a medical and/or physical need such as chronic systemic disease or physical disability.
  4. 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.