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.
DEL MONTE VEGETABLE TRAY RECALL
Del Monte vegetable trays pose potential salmonella risk. The recall is linked to Del Monte vegetable trays with fresh broccoli, cauliflower, celery sticks, carrots and dill dip. Click here to read the Wisconsin Department of Health Services Press Release.
MAY: LYME DISEASE AWARENESS MONTH
In the United States over the last few years, there has been a steady increase in the number of reported cases of Lyme disease. Lyme Disease Awareness Month educates both the young and old about the disease and how they can take steps to prevent it. Click here to learn more.
Get Connected with Programs that can Help Your Children, Friends and Family
New home of the Wisconsin MCH Hotlines, Wisconsin First Step, and Wisconsin informed Consent Help Lines. Click here to visit the Well Badger website or call 1.800.642.7827 for more information.
Closed on Holidays
Polk County Health Department
100 Polk County Plaza
Balsam Lake, WI 54810
After Hours Emergency Phone Number:
Call 715-485-8300 or 911 in an Emergency to report:
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.