June is National Safety Month

Why is bike safety so important? Bicycle helmets reduce the risk of head and brain injuries in the event of a crash. Click on the link below to learn more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zika virus: CDC issues travel guidance

TRAVEL ALERT FOR PREGNANT WOMEN! Click on the link below for current information regarding the Zika outbreak.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome to the Polk County, Wisconsin       Health Department Website!

Wendy Bauman, RN, MS Director/ Health Officer

Our agency provides services with the goal of protecting, promoting and preserving the health of our communities through partnerships with a diverse group of stakeholders. Our primary focus is the delivery of high quality public health services to the citizens of Polk County, Wisconsin. Please explore our department's website to learn more about what we do or to connect to a program that may be of benefit to you and your family. We value your comments and input on any of the posted reports and program services you have the opportunity to use or experience.

 

For current events and more information please also visit  our Facebook page.

Services

County Health Rankings

Staff - Contact us:

Hours:

Monday-Friday

8:30am-4:30pm

Address:

Polk County Health Department 

100 Polk County Plaza
Suite 180
Balsam Lake, WI 54810

Phone:

715-485-8500

 

After Hours Emergency Phone Number:  Call 715-485-8300 or 911 in an Emergency to report:

  • Public Health Emergencies
  • Communicable Disease Outbreaks
  • Environmental Health Hazards
  • Bioterrorism Incidents

Why does the Polk County Health Department (PCHD) need this information?  The Polk County Health Department is required by law to report and investigate events that may affect the public's health.  This is why it is important for us to hear from you when you suspect an uncommon illness or event.  To learn more about the health department's requirements, please click here.

 

 

Other PCHD related websites:

 

www.healthypolkcounty.com

 

www.w3tfl.org

 

Community Health Improvement Processes

 

www.healthypeople.gov/2020

Healthy Polk County 2020
Healthy Polk County 2020 vs 2014-2016 fi[...]
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Healthiest Wisconsin 2020
Healthiest Wisconsin 2020.pdf
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Polk County Community Health Assessment 2013
CHA final 040913.pdf
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