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General
  - Beach Monitoring
The Environmental Health Laboratory Technicians test Brown County beaches from Memorial Day to Labor Day to ensure the health and safety of swimmers.
  - Beyond Health -AND- Community Health Improvement Plan
The Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) is the result of a collaborative community effort to improve the health and wellness of Brown County. Beyond Health, the steering committee responsible for creating and implementing this plan includes representatives from local public health agencies, area health systems, and community agencies.  They then facilitate taskforces who develop and implement strategic plans to address each priority.
  - Business Licensing
The Environmental Health Unit licenses and inspects the safety of businesses of Brown County, including:
  • Retail food (restaurants, gas stations, mobile and transient food, convienence stores, grocery stores, etc.)
  • Lodging (hotels, motels, bed & breakfasts, and tourist rooming houses such as Airbnbs)
  • Pools (indoor and outdoor pools, water attractions, whirlpools, and exercise and therapy pools)
  • Campgrounds and Recreational/Educational Campgrounds
  • Body Art Establishments (tattoo and piercing shops)
  - Car Seat Program
Brown County Public Health partners with the Center for Childhood Safety with funding from the Wisconsin Bureau of Transportation and Safety (BOTS).  Assistance is available for families who are unable to purchase a car seat at full price. The Center for Childhood Safety has appointments available to get all children's car seats checked by certified Car Seat Technicians. This free service is available for all residents of Brown County. 
  - Communicable Disease
The goal of communicable disease control is to reduce the risk of disease transmission through treatment, education and surveillance.
 
  - Hearing and Vision Screenings
The Brown County Public Health (BCPH) Hearing and Vision Program focuses on early detection of hearing and vision concerns for students within Brown County public and parochial schools.
  - Immunizations
Immunizations are important for everyone. Brown County Public Health provides information about and access to immunizations to protect the health of all.
  - Lead Poisoning Assistance
Information about childhood lead poisoning, testing information, commonly used forms, resources.
 
  - Medication Disposal
Local law enforcement agencies collect medication to assure it is disposed of properly. This prevents theft, accidental poisoning of children and pets, and protects the environment. Individuals are asked to bring medication to the nearest collection site.

To find a drug take-back location near you, click on the following link for the Wisconsin Department of Justice website:
https://doseofrealitywi.gov/drug-takeback/find-a-take-back-location/ or check the list below. If you are unable to find a permanent drug take-back location near you, contact your local police department.
  - Online Payments
Pay your licensing fees and lab service costs.  
  - Prevention and Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drug Abuse (ATODA)
Brown County Public Health has several collaborated programs committed to bring ATODA education, prevention, and intervention to our community. These programs are detailed throughout the ATODA webpage. If you would like to learn more, become involved, please feel free to contact one of the below staff members.
  - Provider Resources
Commonly used forms and links for providers including reporting forms
  - Rabies Control
When it comes to animal bite cases, we work alongside law enforcement and veterinary clinics to better serve our community. To prevent the spread of diseases like rabies, we provide education and consultation to animal owners and bite victims. 
  - Sharps Disposal Locations
The Brown County Sharps Disposal Program accepts used household sharps at over thirty sites across the county. For non-household sharps, there are other services available. Click to learn more. 
  - Tuberculosis (TB) Screening and Testing
Information about TB testing services/prices, commonly used forms, resources
  - Well Water Testing
The Environmental Health Lab provides well water testing services, including screening for:
  • Coliform bacteria, including E. coli
  • Nitrates
Test your well annually to be sure that your water is safe from harmful contaminants! 
  - Wisconsin Well Woman Program (WWP)
Free Mammograms and Pap tests and follow up for low income, underinsured women