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Breast Cancer Awareness Events

October 19- 5:00 to 6:30 pm

Qigong for Stress Reduction with Tracey Snyder, NP, at the Gateway Professional Center, 502 Copper Street Hurley

October 20- 4:00 to 6:00 pm

Get yourself Tested (GYT) at GCC this is an STD testing and prevention clinic

October 24- 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Taco’s for TaTa’s at the Iron County Court House parking lot with Dan.

October 26- 7:00 pm

Think Pink/Walk Proud starting at the Iron Horse Trailhead.  There will be pink glow sticks and starring the “Cheering for a Cure” Hurley Cheerleaders

October 30-  6:00 to 9:00 pm

Dance in Pink at the Hurley Memorial Building.  There will be Koozies for Boobies and pink lemonade.

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2016 FLU SCHEDULE

OCT. 3

10:30-11:30

SAXON COMMUNITY CENTER

OCT. 5

10:00-11:30

HURLEY SENIOR CENTER

OCT. 6

10:30-11:30

IRON BELT SENIOR CENTER

OCT. 7

9:00-10:00

SOUTHGATE

OCT.11

10:30-11:30

MERCER SENIOR CENTER

OCT.12

10:30-11:30

SPRINGSTEAD TOWN HALL

OCT.19

10:00-1:00

MERCER HEALTH FAIR

OCT.26

8:30- 11:30

IRON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

NOV. 2

8:30- 11:30

IRON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

NOV.11

1:00- 3:30

IRON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

NOV.18

1:00- 3:30

IRON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT


Stepping on

Stepping on programs are beginning in Springstead and Mercer.

You can get more information on the classes by clicking on the Evidence-base Prevention Programs to your left or call the Iron County Health Department @ 715-561-2191.

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HEALTH OFFICER/DIRECTOR OF LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

The Iron County Health Department is accepting applications for the position of Health Officer/Director of the Iron County Health Department.

The Iron County Health Officer works under the direction of the Board of Health of the County Board of Supervisors and in consultation with the Wisconsin Division of Public Health.  The Iron County Health Officer is responsible for the total operation of a current Level III Health Department.  He/she must, through the utilization of the core functions of Public Health, develop, monitor, and administer programs and department obligations in accordance with Wisconsin State Statute and related state administrative codes.

Qualified candidate must meet or exceed the qualifications of a Level III Health Department as set in Wisconsin Statute 251.06.  A Level II qualified candidate may be considered.

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(c) (c) A local health officer of a Level III local health department shall have at least one of the following:

1. 1. A master's degree in public health, public administration, health administration or, as defined in rules promulgated by the department, a similar field and 3 years of experience in a full-time administrative position in either a public health agency or public health work.

2. 2. A bachelor's degree and 16 graduate semester credits towards a master's degree in public health, public administration, health administration or, as defined in rules promulgated by the department, a similar field and 5 years of experience in a full-time administrative position in either a public health agency or public health work.

b) 3. A local health officer of a Level II local health department shall have at least 3 years of experience in a full-time position with a public health agency, including responsibility for a communicable disease prevention and control program, preferably in a supervisory or other administrative position, and at least one of the following:

. A 1.  A bachelor's degree from a nursing program accredited by the national professional nursing education accrediting organization or from a nursing program accredited by the board of nursing, either of which shall include preparation in public health nursing.

2. 2. A bachelor's degree in public health, environmental health, the physical or biological sciences or a similar field.

A complete job description and application packet are available at the Iron County Clerk’s Office in the Courthouse, 300 Taconite Street, Hurley, WI 54534. Mailed or e-mailed applications with resume’ can be arranged by calling 715-561-2191 or 888-561-2191 or go to www.co.iron.wi.gov.   Completed applications are due at the above office by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 14, 2016.

 

Iron County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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DHS. WISCONSIN.GOV

FACT SHEET ON OUR NEW WEBSITE

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has upgraded our website to better serve Wisconsin citizens. Our agency meets many different needs-but as a whole we are here to protect and promote the health and safety of the people of Wisconsin. A modern, well‐designed, and more responsive website will help us to achieve that.

We are using a web development tool called Drupal that has been adopted widely across both business and government. Drupal is an open source web content management system with an active development community. In other words, it is a free tool for building websites that has caught on as a practical and innovative solution worldwide.

The user experience is extremely important to us, and this upgrade has allowed us to greatly improve it.

**We studied how people navigate and why they come to   the website-and applied what we learned. Overall, visitors to our website should find it less complicated to browse, search, and find what they want.

**We are also using best practices for design. The new look is uncluttered and easier on the user's eyes.

**Our website is now optimized for mobile, which means you can view our site on any device with ease.

**We continue our ongoing agency commitment to accessibility and compliance with federal regulation, sec

 

Our Mission

The Iron County Wisconsin Health Department is here to serve the residents of Iron County Wisconsin by promoting health, protecting the enviroment, and preventing disease and injury.

 

 

 

 

Office Information

Department Head: Zona Wick
Address:
502 Copper Street
Suite 2
Hurley, WI 54534
Phone: 715-561-2191
Toll Free: 888-561-2191
Fax: 715-561-2836
Office Hours: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
   

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Latest Events

Mon Oct 03 @10:00PM - 11:00PM
Springstead ON-GOING Strong Women Community Program
Tue Oct 04 @09:00AM - 10:00AM
Bessemer A.M Strong Women Community Programs
Tue Oct 04 @02:00PM - 03:00PM
Wakefield Strong Women Community Program
Tue Oct 04 @04:00PM - 05:00PM
Hurley Strong Women Community Programs
Tue Oct 04 @04:30PM - 05:30PM
Bessemer Strong Women Community Programs
Wed Oct 05 @08:30AM - 12:00PM
Walk-In Clinic