County Health Rankings are Here!

The 2014 Rankings are now live, allowing people across the country to seeCrowd how their communities fare when it comes to being a healthy place to live, learn, work, and play. Here you will find a summary of Lincoln County 2014 rankings, data source measurements and new measurements used in 2014. Continue Reading > >

Healthy People Lincoln County Annual Report

New HPLC LogoHealthy People Lincoln County celebrates its second year of implementing its Communtiy Health Improvement Plan. The community plan was written in 2012 with community stakeholders and Lincoln County residents to address three health focus areas: 1) Nutrition and Healthy Foods; 2) Oral Health; and 3) Mental Health. Community coalitions have been established to address each focus area. Continue Reading > >

Fight the Bite, Community Tick Disease Presentation was a Success!

On April 10, 2014, the WI State Department of Health Services, along with the Lincoln County tickeventMedical Advisor, talked about common tick disease found here in Lincoln County and Wisconsin. The link below will take you to the PowerPoint presentations of both Zip Johnson, State Epidemiologist and Chris Steward, Research Analyst. Thank you to all those that attended and presented.

Contact Kristi Krombholz at 715-539-1376 or kkrombholz@co.lincoln.wi.us with any questions.

 

Measles is Still a Danger

Measles is one of the world’s most easily spread diseases. Fifty years after the approval of a veryKids_measles effective vaccine against measles, the virus still carries a danger to local and world-wide health safety due to people not getting vaccinated.  So far in 2014 there have been 2 people sick with measles in Wisconsin alone, both connected to overseas travel. Continue Reading > >

Get Your Tdap Shot!

Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Acellular Pertussis) shot available:Whooping Cough Graphic

Merrill Location: 

Lincoln County Health Department, 607 N. Sales Street, Suite 101       

Days and Times:  Second Tuesday, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

  • May 13
  • June 10
  • July 8
  • August 12
  • September 9
  • October 14
  • November 11
  • December 9

Walk-in. No appointment needed. While supplies last.

Cost: $5.00