2017 Press Releases


Breast Cancer Awareness Month 10/24/2017
Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2017 Press[...]
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Water Quality Advisory: Big Butternut Blue Green Algae 8/29/17
BlueGreen Algae PSA 8-29-17.pdf
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County Testing Lifts Beach Advisory
Balsam Lake Advisory Lifted 8-2-17.pdf
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County Testing Results in Swimming Advisory on Balsam Lake Beach 7/13/17
Balsam Lake Advisory 7-13-17-1.pdf
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County Testing Re-opens Beaches - 7/10/17
Balsam Lake and Half Moon Reopen 7-10-17[...]
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Diabetes and Tobacco
3-17-17 Diabetes Alert Day.pdf
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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 Needs Assessment 2016
CHA 2016.pdf
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