Bayfield County Health Department Public Health Care Services
Public Health services available to residents of Bayfield County.
Immunizations are available at no cost to infants and children 18 and under. Adult immunizations are available for a fee (Tetanus boosters, flu shots, Hepatitis B). Immunizations are done by appointment at the Health Department office. We also provide immunizations along with WIC services.
Fluoride Supplement Program
Children to age 5 are eligible for fluoride supplements if the household drinking water is deficient in fluoride.
Postpartum/Newborn Home Visits
Bayfield County Public Health Nurses offer home visits to all new moms (and dads) shortly after hospital discharge. We weigh the baby, give information, and answer any questions parents might have. Radon and well testing kits and smoke detectors are offered free, along with a little gift. We are also able to help them connect to a variety of community services that might benefit their family such as a breast feeding counselor, ABC Healthy Families, Women Infant and Children (WIC), and economic support services. Any new parent may call the Bayfield County Health Department to set up a home visit at 373-6109 and please feel free to call at any time with questions or concerns.
ABC Healthy Families
Home visitation program that provides support and information about infant development, parenting and more to families with young children in Bayfield County.
Prenatal Care Coordination
A Public Health Nurse will work with pregnant clients throughout pregnancy. The nurse visits to provide health pregnancy education and support.
WI Women’s Cancer Control Program
This program provides free women’s cancer screening services (mammograms, breast exams, Pap test and pelvic exam and other select diagnostic tests) to those who qualify by age, income and uninsured/underinsured guidelines.
No-cost screening for lead poisoning offered to any children to age 6.
Health and Wellness Education
Tuberculosis skin testing
Available by appointment.
Well Water Testing
Well testing kits are available to personal residences with pregnant women or children under age 2 in the home.