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.
The Wisconsin Well Badger Resource Center-(MCH and First Step) is a statewide public health Information and Referral (I&R) service and resource program offering a toll free phone line and website. Soon the Well Badger website will include chat, text and mobile technology that will provide linkages to information and services for women, children and families, and families with children who have special health care needs and professionals. Wisconsin Well Badger is the central directory for all information and referral to services for the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) program, Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) program, Women, Infant and Children supplemental nutrition program (WIC), Health Check/Healthy Start and Medicaid Pregnancy Outreach program, and the Wisconsin Well Women Program (WWWP). The Well Badger Resource Center is staffed to provide information and referrals with a deliberate focus to engage high-risk populations and for those with special needs. Call the toll free number at 1-800-642-7837 OR visit https://wellbadger.org/ to access these resources.
Welcome to the Polk County Influenza (Flu) Resource Center. This website is intended to provide our partners and the citizens of Polk County with important information regarding the 2011-2012 flu season.