Lincoln County Drug-Free Coalition Teams Up with Local Pizza Restaurants to Promote Parents that Host Lose the Most Campaign

PWH Logo2This graduation season, local pizza restaurants are partnering with the Lincoln County Drug-Free Coalition and Law Enforcement to promote the Parents Who Host Lose the Most: Don’t Be a Party to Underage Drinking Campaign. The goal of the campaign is to educate the community about the health risks of underage drinking and the legal outcomes of providing alcohol to youth.

The following pizza establishments are supporting the Parents Who Host Lose the Most: Don’t Be a Party to Underage Drinking Campaign by placing stickers on carry out pizza boxes/containers and posting posters within their restaurant. Continue Reading > >

Health Department Announces Public Health Photo Contest Winner

Photo Contest WinnerThe Lincoln County Health Department is proud to announce the winner of the Public Health Photo Contest, Brenda Mueller of Merrill. She was awarded a Schwinn Hybrid Super Sport 2 Disc bicycle donated by Schwinn, designed locally in Madison, WI, for her photo submission showing composting.

Contestants were asked to submit photos during the month of April showing “what public health means to me.” Photos were required to address one of the following public health themes: (1) Making Healthy Choices (2) Being Safe (3) Protecting the Environment (4) Volunteering/Participating in Community Groups. Continue Reading > >

May is Mental Health Month

MHM 2016 Social Media Images-Twitter ProfileLincoln County Mental Health Coalition Encourages Individuals to Share #mentalillnessfeelslike and Invites County Residents to Attend a FREE Mental Health First Aid Training on May 19.

We often hear the clinical terms used by doctors and other professionals to identify the symptoms of mental illnesses…but if someone hasn’t gone through it, would they know how to recognize it? Continue Reading > >

Temporary Food Safety Education Program

food-safety0Receive $10 off your annual license by completing the temporary food safety education program self-study quiz! Are you ready to serve food at your event? Keeping food safe and sanitary in a temporary food stand can be a real challenge due to its unique conditions. The goal of the temporary food education program self-study course is to provide an opportunity for temporary food establishments to ensure that individuals handling, preparing and serving food have the basic knowledge and skills to minimize potential hazards and food borne illness. Continue Reading > >

National Infant Immunization Week, April 16 – April 23, 2016

NIIW 2016Parents agree that establishing schedules for eating and sleeping are important for keeping their children healthy. The same goes for childhood immunizations. National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is an annual event that highlights the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and the success of immunization programs in promoting healthy communities throughout the United States.

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