Chronic Disease Prevention Programs: 

Tobacco use

  1. Both heart disease and cancer are major risk factors from tobacco use, and the single largest preventable cause of disease, disability, or death in the United States.  For help with quitting smoking call the Wisconsin Tobacco QuitLine is a toll-free service staffed by cessation specialist offering a variety of services.  1.800.QUIT.NOW or 800-784-8669  or call us 715-246-8330.

  2. It is state law in Wisconsin that anyone under the age 18 can not legally buy tobacco products. Public Health does compliance investigations, through implementation of Wisconsin Wins to ensure retailers of tobacco products are following this law. St. Croix County is part of the Western Wisconsin Working for Tobacco Free Living Coalition (W3TFL). 

    The regional contact phone number for this coalition is 715-485-8500.

    Wisconsin WISEWOMAN program

    Public Health offers which includes blood pressure screening and monitoring, diabetes screening, cardiovascular risk reduction assessments, healthy lifestyle coaching, and education. nd out if you qualify for this program call 715-246-8365.Public Health also offers nutrition education for information call 715-246-8330.
  3. Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA)
    The most recent health needs identified are overweight/obesity as a health priority as a risk factor for cardiovascular and diabetes is being addressed in our Community Health Plan-Healthier Together