This service promotes prevention or early detection of disease for individuals, their families, and the community. There is no charge for many public health services. Included are immunizations; follow-up of communicable diseases; health counseling; screening and safety programs; school and jail health; and environmental health services.
This health screening program is available for anyone younger than 21 years of age who has a valid Wisconsin Medical Assistance card. This includes assessments; screenings of vision; hearing; growth and development; urinalysis; overall dental health; fluoride varnish; blood pressure; pulse; temperature; immunizations; nutrition; physical exams; and blood tests for anemia, lead poisoning, diabetes, and cholesterol.
The Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC) provides food and nutrition information to help keep pregnant and breast-feeding women, infants, and children under five years of age healthy and strong.
Wheelchairs, walkers, commodes, transfer benches, and other equipment are available for short-time use. A small deposit is required.
Clients receive professional care in their own home. The goal is to restore the client to an optimum level of health.
This service provides care for terminally ill patients and their families.