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Polk County Health Department 

100 Polk County Plaza
Suite 180
Balsam Lake, WI 54810







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.



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Community Health

Improvement Processes

Healthy Polk County 2020
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Healthy Polk County 2020
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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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2017 Update to the Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA)
2017 CHA Update WEBSITE.pdf
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Wisconsin Well Woman Program

The Wisconsin Well Woman Program (WWWP) provides preventive health screening services to women with little or no health insurance coverage. WWWP pays for mammograms and Pap tests. The program is administered by the Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services, Division of Public Health.

To qualify for the WWWP you must meet the three requirements below:

  • You must be a woman age 45 through 64
  • Your income is within the program's guideline limits (see PDF link below)
  • You do not have health insurance, or the insurance you have doesn't cover routine check-ups and screening, or you are unable to pay the deductible or co-payment

Covered services are available from participating health care providers at no cost to WWWP clients. There is no premium, co-payment or deductible for the Well Woman's Program. Not all covered services are available from every provider.

WWWP Income Guidelines 02-01-16 through [...]
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. If you are a woman age 45-64 (or if symptomatic, age 35-44) and are uninsured or have an insurance plan with a high deductible, or that doesn't cover screening services, WWWP may be able to help. For more information regarding eligiblility and enrollment, please contact

Debra Leschisin, WWWP Coordinator, at 715.485.8578, or by email. In addition to Polk county, we serve the counties of Barron, Burnett, Douglas, Rusk and Washburn.


Breast Cancer is the #1 Cancer in Wisconsin Women
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WWWP Brochure TRI-FOLD COLOR 05-26-16.pd[...]
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How to Apply

  • Contact the Polk County Health Department at 715-485-8578
  • Simple enrollment form; requires proof of age, income and insurance status.

Don't miss out on these services that can help you lead a healthy life!

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