At the Polk County Health Department Public Health nurses offer a variety of services to the public. Click on topic below to learn more about how the Public Health Nurses can help you and your family.
Car Seat Safety
Raising Healthy Families
Prenatal Care Coordination (PNCC)
Wisconsin Well Woman Program (WWWP)
Children & Youth with Special Health Care Needs
The program focuses on education to parents and other caregivers promoting safe sleeping habits of infants.
Most of the work is one on one but they do provide group presentations on safe sleep at prenatal and parenting classes. Some key points about infant sleep habits are:
Call 715-485-8500 for more information.
Public Health nurses provide personalized education on growth and development and tips to improve your child's growth and development. They also do developmental screening for children age 4 months to 5 years using the Ages and Stages program. To learn more call 715-485-8500.
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.