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Health Department Services

Services:

Immunization Clinics are held on the 4th Wednesday of each month from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Please bring your child’s immunization record and insurance cards with you when you come.  No appointments are needed.

Blood Pressure Clinics are held every 1st Wednesday of each month from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  A nurse will monitor your blood pressure and make necessary referrals.  Information is also available regarding diet and cholesterol. 

Wisconsin Well Women Program is for women age 45-64.  For more information on WWWP and how to apply, contact the Langlade County Health Department (715) 627-6250.

AIDS/HIV Testing information, counseling and partner referral is provided by a Public Health Nurse.

Child Health Screenings are physicals done by a Public Health Nurse.  These physicals are accepted for Day Care and Kindergarten entry.  Individuals must call to make an appointment for the one hour physical, which includes the physical exam, hearing, vision, growth and development, nutrition assessment, and immunizations if necessary.

Lead Screening is available by appointment for children 1-18 years of age.  Results are received within 1-2 weeks and based on the result; a Public Health Nurse will contact you with further information.

Prenatal Care Coordination (PNCC) is a service available for Medicaid/Badgercare recipients to help obtain medical and community resources needed for the healthiest possible birth.  There is no charge to you for this service and a Public Health Nurse will answer your questions/concerns, and give you information about your changing body.  Visits can be made in the home, at school, in the office or at the WIC Clinic.  All visits are confidential.  Please call the Langlade County Health Department at (715) 627-6250 to schedule an appointment or notify the dietitian at your WIC appointment that you are interested in this service.

Newborn Visits-Congratulations on the birth of your new baby!  You will be receiving a letter from a Public Health Nurse inviting you to make an appointment for a home visit with you and your new baby.  This service is not determined by income level.  During the home visit, the PHN will see how the parents are adjusting; do a brief exam of the baby including weight and height.  Answer any questions you may have and discuss the different types of services available throughout the county.  If you live in the country, she will also bring along a water test kit to test for bacteria, fluoride and nitrates.

School Health Promotion is done in each school in the county and provides hearing and vision screening to certain grade levels.

Car Seat Checks are free car seat checks on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the City of Antigo Fire Department.  Stop by and let one of the certified care seat technicians check your car seat to be sure it is installed properly.  Help us help you to keep your children safe.  Car seats are also available for purchase during this time.

Indoor Air Assessment through Radon test kits is available for a minimal fee.  Results are sent to you within 2-4 weeks.

Well Water Test Kits are available free of charge to individuals who have children in their household and want their water tested for fluoride.  When results come back, the individual should bring the test result to Langlade County Health Department to receive fluoride according to the age of the child and test results.  Are you planning or have you built a new home?  Need to have your well tested?  Contact the Land Records and Regulations office, (715) 627-6206, for more information.

SADD Teen Peers is comprised of teens trained to teach others about HIV/AIDS, risky behaviors, and making good decisions.  There are SADD Teen Peers groups in Elcho, White Lake and Antigo.  If you know someone in Grade 9-12, who would like to be trained, please contact the Langlade County Health Department.

Human Health Hazard Investigation is conducted when you or someone you know has a health hazard complaint.

Rabies Control Plan and Follow-up is based on the Wisconsin State Statutes.  All animal bites are reported to law enforcement with follow-up by the Langlade County Health Department.

TB Skin Tests are provided to individuals on Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday for a minimal charge.  Please call before you come in to make sure a Public Health Nurse is available to place the test.  You are required to return to the Langlade County Health Department within 48-72 hours to have the test read.

Women, Infant and Children (WIC) has services available by appointment every Tuesday for Langlade County.  Please call the WIC office, 1-800-246-5743, to schedule your appointment at the Langlade County Health Department.  WIC provides food and nutrition information to help keep mothers and children healthy and strong.