Rock County Health Department offers:
Services are available at worksites, senior citizen centers, group homes, clinics and other community settings. Cardiovascular Risk Reduction.
*Children with Special Health Care Needs
Informs, supports and assists families and providers of children with special health care needs.
*Communicable Disease Investigation and Prevention
Conducts prompt investigation and follow-up of reported cases of communicable diseases to prevent the spread of the disease in the county.
Prevents food-borne disease outbreaks by performing complaint investigations and annual inspections of public food and lodging facilities.
Protects citizens from human health hazards and unhealthy conditions such as radon and asbestos.
Conducts programs that protect ground water for drinking and other uses.
Provides education activities to help improve the health of all Rock County residents.
Provides rapid HIV testing at no cost to at risk individuals.
Provides immunization services for children that are uninsured or have WI medical assistance.
"call or visit the website for available clinic times" (not always able to accept walk-ins for immunization).
Performs lead screenings for children between ages 1 & 6. Provides information to parents on how lead affects children and suggests how to prevent contact with lead.
*Private Sewage Disposal
Ensures that all private sewage systems are properly installed, repaired and maintained.
*Rabies Information & animal bit follow-up.
*School Nursing Services
Provides consultation services to all Rock County schools and contracts with four Rock County school systems for a broader level of service.
Consultation for travel health risks; immunizations services for travel by appointment.
Offers lab services for private well owners to test their water for nitrates, bacteria. Water specialists distribute well water information, provide testing bottles and explain the test results to well owners.