Immunizations are available at no cost to infants and children 18 and under who qualify under the Vaccine for Children program. For more on the VFC program click here.
Adult immunizations are available for a fee (Tetanus boosters, flu shots, Hepatitis B, etc.). Please call Bayfield County Health Department at (715) 373-6109 to schedule an appointment.
Children to age 5 are eligible for fluoride supplements if the household drinking water is deficient in fluoride.
Bayfield County Public Health Nurses offer home visits to all new moms (and dads) shortly after hospital discharge. This is a good opportunity to have any questions you may have answered as well as a height and weight check on your baby, connecting you to local resources that you might benefit from, breastfeeding support, and more. For more on our Maternal & Child Health Program click here.
A public health nurse will work with pregnant clients throughout pregnancy. The nurse visits to provide health pregnancy education and support. For more information on the Prenatal Care Coordination Program click here.
No-cost screening for lead poisoning offered to any children to age 6.
Tuberculosis skin testing is available by appointment. Please call Bayfield County Health Department for more information.
Well testing kits are available to personal residences with pregnant women or young children in the home. Bayfield County also has a well water testing program for businesses or other organizations. Find out more here.
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a supplemental nutrition program for women, infants and children. The Bay Area WIC program provides families with supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk. The Bay Area WIC program services families in Ashland, Bayfield and Iron Counties. Click here for more on the Bay Area WIC project.
Bayfield County Health Department has a wide variety of programs and services offered to the public. Please feel free to call (715) 373-6109 or email us at email@example.com for more information.