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.

DHS, OCI Urge Wisconsinites To Sign Up For Health Care Coverage By December 15

Marketplace enrollment ensures coverage starts January 1.

NorthLakes Community Clinic - Minong Now Offers Chiropractic Care

Tanner Kleppe, DC, has joined the team and will provide chiropractic care at the Minong Clinic.

Open Enrollment For 2023 Health Insurance Begins: What To Know

An open enrollment period is a window of time when you can sign up for health insurance, adjust your current plan or cancel your plan.

Warning: Aspirin-Containing Antacid Medicines Can Cause Bleeding

There are plenty of stomach medicines that don’t contain aspirin.

Barron County Public Health Offering Free COVID-19 Booster Doses On November 3

Public Health encourages everyone to stay up to date with their COVID-19 vaccines and boosters.

Wisconsin DHS Introduces New Flu Vaccine Data Dashboard, Report On Vaccine Coverage

DHS: Data will help promote vaccines among populations and communities that need them most.

Free Fentanyl Test Strips Now Available In Wisconsin Statewide

“Wisconsinites who use drugs are more likely to encounter fentanyl than ever before,” said DHS Secretary-designee Karen Timberlake.

Wisconsin DHS Expands Monkeypox Vaccine Eligibility Criteria for Wisconsinites

As of October 5, 2022, 81 cases of monkeypox have been identified in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin DHS Launches Monkeypox Data Page

Wisconsin DHS launched a new webpage containing state data on monkeypox cases and vaccine administration.

Study Confirms Link Between Covid-19 Vaccination And Temporary Increase In Menstrual Cycle Length

Large NIH-funded study included participants in North America and Europe.

DHS: First Human Case Of West Nile Virus In Wisconsin

Cases of WNV have also been reported in three animals in Wisconsin, two horses and a bird.

COVID-19 At-Home Tests And Booster Shots Still Available With No Out-Of-Pocket Cost

Doses of the updated COVID-19 boosters are in Wisconsin and will continue to be delivered to providers over the next several weeks.

The New Bivalent Covid-19 Vaccine Is Available In Washburn County

COVID-19 Boosters for 12+ Available.

Spooner Health Community Flu Shot Clinics Scheduled For Fall, 2022

Spooner Health continues to deliver safe, high-quality care with their annual community flu shot clinics.

Updated COVID-19 Boosters

People 12 years and older are now able to receive updated COVID-19 boosters.

Mayo Clinic Health System Hometown Health Grant Awards Northlakes Community Clinic $10,000

Grant to assist in expanding their Behavioral Health Wing in Turtle Lake.

DHS Expands Monkeypox Vaccine Eligibility Criteria For Wisconsinites

Early monkeypox data show emerging health disparities.

Polk County Meat Market Issues Voluntary Recall Of Lard

Amery Meat Market in Amery, Wis., is issuing a voluntary Class I recall for lard sold from its store.