Environmental Health

Summary of articles categorized under environmental health.

Air Quality

Outdoor Wood Burner Units Outdoor Wood Burner Unit can impact the health of nearby residents.  The potention for a human health hazard can be…

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General Environmental Health

Medication Disposal One way to protect the environment and prevent medication abuse is to properly dispose of unused, expired, or unneeded…

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Human Health Hazards

In 1996, the Lincoln County Board of Supervisors ordained the "Human Health Hazards" ordinance. Enforcement of the Human Health ordinance is the role…

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Lead Prevention and Poisoning

 Lead poisoning is a serious environmental health problem for young children especially those between 6 months and 6 years of age. Many lead hazards…

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License Applications

Lincoln County Health department is responsible for the licensing and regulation of: food operations, retail operations, lodging establishments,…

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License Inspections, Codes and Handouts

Annual Inspections Lincoln County Health Department staff are responsible for managing programs that enforce applicable state administrative codes…

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Private Drinking Water Supply

Safe, clean water is one of the most important substances in our lives - for drinking, cooking, bathing and cleaning. Municipal water systems test…

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Public Drinking Water Supply

Lincoln County Health Department is contracted through the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to collect drinking water quality samples,…

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Rabies

Prevention, control and coordination in Lincoln County, Wisconsin. When do you have to report a suspect rabies case?

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Radon

Radon is a naturally occurring, odorless, radioactive gas that can seep into a house through the foundation, causing cancer. Every region of Wisconsin has some homes with elevated radon levels. The only way to find out if you have elevated radon levels in your home is to measure it.

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