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Barron County Public Health: Rabid Bat Found In County

There has not been a case of animal rabies in Barron County since 2019.

FDA Approves First Nonprescription Oral Contraceptive For Pregnancy Prevention

FDA approves Opill, the first daily birth control pill without a prescription.

When To Visit A Walk-In Clinic Instead Of The Emergency Room For Your Healthcare Needs

Many people may not know that not all acute health issues require a visit to the emergency room.
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Air Quality Advisory For Wisconsin Expires At Noon On Friday

Conditions due to wildfire smoke from Canada will continue to improve throughout the holiday weekend.

West Nile Virus Confirmed In Horse In Dunn County Wisconsin

DHS urges Wisconsinites to protect themselves against mosquito bites.

Multi-Day Air Quality Advisory Issued For Wisconsin

Most Significant Impact This Season Across All Of Wisconsin.
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Blue-Green Algae Reported On Wasbhurn County Lake

The bloom has not been confirmed, but whenever a potential bloom has been spotted, lake users should exercise caution.

Marshfield Clinic Health System, Security Health Plan Award Behavioral Health Grants To 50 Wisconsin School Districts

131 schools in 37 counties will benefit from the grant.

Dr. Anders Ulland, General Surgeon, Joins Burnett Medical Center

BMC is pleased to have Anders Ulland, MD, serve the community in the area of General Surgery.
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FDA Approves Narcan For Over-The-Counter Sales

FDA Approves First Over-The-Counter Naloxone Nasal Spray.

Nilssen's Market In Clear Lake Issus Recall For Packaged Pork Product

The product was sold at Nilssen's Foods locations in Cumberland, Baldwin and Glenwood City.

Overcoming Stigma Barriers In Recovery

"Stigma is described as any false negative beliefs that are widespread about a topic or a group of people."
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Spooner Health Receives Press Ganey Human Experience Guardian Of Excellence Award

This award is part of Press Ganey’s annual ranking of the top hospitals and health systems in the country.

Wisconsin DHS Investigating FoodShare Benefits Scam

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is investigating a scam that targets FoodShare members through fake text messages.

Parkinson’s Disease Support Group

Do you or someone you know have Parkinson’s Disease? If so, everyone is invited to join the local Parkinson’s Disease Support Group.

Voluntary Recall Issued For Prime Cuts Meat Market Pork Products In Rice Lake

This is a Class I recall, initiated based on evidence collected during routine inspection activities.

Voluntary Recall Issued For Lotts-A-Meat Products In Bloomer

Products were sold at retail in Bloomer, Cadott, Fall Creek and New Auburn.

Wisconsin DHS Launches New Campaign To Reinforce The Age 21 Tobacco Law

Wisconsin underage tobacco, vape sales remained high in 2022.
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Wisconsin DHS Monitoring Increase In Toxic Shock Syndrome Cases

State sees largest number of reported cases in over 10 years.

NorthLakes Community Clinic Podcast: Episode 15

Occupational therapist Angie Schoeppach works with patients every day that have a challenge keeping their emotions in check.

Wisconsin DHS Announces Immunization Updates For Children In Child Care Centers And Schools 

Starting next school year, parents will have to show their kids have been vaccinated or have a medical record to prove they've already had chickenpox.

Scholarship Opportunity Available For Students Going Into A Health-Related Field

Volunteer Partners of Spooner Health now accepting applications for scholarship opportunity for local students.

Rebecca Busch Of Spooner Health Named As 10 Rural Hospital CFOs To Know In 2023

Spooner Health's Chief Financial Officer has been named on the '10 Rural Hospital CFO’s to Know' by Becker’s Hospital Review.

We Care Barron County Addresses Local Caregiver Crisis

We Care’s mission is to connect people with community resources to address the caregiver crisis right in Barron County.
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