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Public Health Department- Rusk County

Address: (See Map)

311 Miner Avenue East
Suite C220
Ladysmith, WI 54848

Mailing Address

311 Miner Ave E
Ladysmith, WI 54848

Contact Information:

Phone: (715) 532-2299

Organization Contacts

Public Health Officer Dawn Brost
Phone: (715) 532-2299


The Role of Public Health:
- Promote and encourage healthy behaviors
- Prevent and control epidemics and the spread of disease
- Prevent injuries, illness, and disabilities
- Promote accessible, high quality health services
- Promote a healthy environment and protect against the effects of environmental hazards on health
- Respond to disasters and assist communities in recovery

Essential Public Health Services:
- Monitor health status to identify community health problems
- Identify, investigate, control, and prevent health problems and environmental health hazards in the community
- Inform, educate, and empower the public about current and emerging health issues
- Promote community partnerships to identify and solve health problems
- Develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts
- Enforce laws and regulations that protect health and ensure safety
- Link people to needed health services
- Assure a diverse, adequate, and competent workforce to support the public health system
- Evaluate effectiveness, accessibility, and quality of personal and population-based health services
- Assure access to primary health care for all
- Foster the understanding and promotion of social and economic conditions that support good health
- Conduct research to seek new insights and innovative solutions to health problems

Service Categories

Food, Health Care/Concerns, Health Care/Concerns, Health Department, Health Department, Health Department, Immunizatons

Geographic Areas Served

  • Counties Rusk


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Last Update Date: 09/05/2020

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