Wood County Health Department




(715) 421-8950

(715) 421-8911


420 Dewey St,
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494

Riverview East Medical Bldg

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Wood County Health Department, Wisconsin Rapids, WI. 527 likes | 19 talking about this | 10 were here. The mission of the Wood County Health Department. .

Come to Lunch by the River today! See how fast things melt in a hot vehicle and guess the temperature inside for a chance to win a prize!

Free walk-in weight check and breastfeeding clinic today from 1pm-4pm at the Health Department in Wisconsin Rapids. Nurses and dietitians who are lactation professionals are available.

Meet at Lunch by the River this Thursday! See just how hot a vehicle gets in only a few minutes. Guess the correct temperature and win a prize! Remember – never leave children or pets alone in a vehicle for even a few minutes!

This week is National Farmers Market Week! Summer is the best season for ripe tomatoes, juicy peaches, sweet corn, and crisp peppers. Take advantage of National Famers Market Week by eating delicious, fresh, and healthy food while supporting local farmers and gardeners.

Free walk-in weight check and breastfeeding clinic today from 9am-noon at the Health Department in Wisconsin Rapids. Nurses and dietitians who are lactation professionals are available.

Vehicle ‪#‎heatstroke‬ deaths are 100% preventable. Join NHTSAgov for a heatstroke Tweetup today from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET. Join with the hashtags ‪#‎heatstrokekills‬ and ‪#‎checkforbaby‬. Safercar.gov/heatstroke.

It’s summer break for most teenagers but it’s not a break from safe driving. Vehicle crashes are the number one killer of teens in the US, where about 2,500 young people die in accidents each year. Take time this summer to practice driving with your teen.

On average, 37 children die each year from vehicle heatstroke. Help NHTSA change this number to zero. Join us for a heatstroke Tweetup with NHTSAgov on Friday, July 31, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET for information, safety tips, infographics, and other resources to help spread the word about the dangers of vehicle heatstroke. ‪#‎heatstrokekills‬ ‪#‎checkforbaby‬

Today is World Hepatitis Day. Worldwide 400 million people are living with Hepatitis B or C and every year 1.4 million people die from Hepatitis. Get educated about Hepatitis and get tested if you are at risk, then you can help in the effort to prevent the spread of Hepatitis.

Send your child off to college fully protected. Vaccines can prevent serious diseases. There are vaccines specifically recommended for college-age young adults. Don’t wait – make back-to-school appointments for college vaccinations now.

Did you know? Unlike the lens found in an adult eye, which is more mature, a child’s lens cannot filter out harmful UV rays as easily, causing damage to the retina. Make sure your kids take proper precautions when out in the sun.
Get Active Wood County, Wisconsin Rapids, WI. 437 likes. A Program with the Wood County Health Department also on Twitter @GetActiveWoodCo.

Students having fun planting basil seeds!

Don’t forget to attend one of David Parr’s talks this afternoon. Check out the flier for details!

Mead Elementary school in Wisconsin Rapids show off their “bean babies” project. Where they were able to watch seeds grow roots with just a cotton ball and body heat.

Local sweet potatoes are enjoyed at Nekoosa schools as sweet potato wedges with maple syrup glaze. Students had a yummy treat!

Look at what students at Port Edwards got a treat of! Lots of sweet potato dishes being offered; candied sweet potatoes, sweet potato craisin cookies and sweet potato bread!

Have an unused bike sitting around? Donate it to the River Riders Bike Share Program. Check out the details in the flier!

Local 4th grade students from Wisconsin Rapids Mead Elementary learn about the components of a seed!.

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