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Health Officials Investigate Rare Viral Illness Linked to Ratteries in Wisconsin and Illinois

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), the Illinois Department of Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are investigating illnesses caused by the Seoul virus, which a very rare type of hantavirus carried by Norway rats.

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Health Department Receives Donation to Continue Safe Sleep Program

Due to the generous donation from the Oak Creek Lion’s Club and Rob Johnston from the Production Network, the Health Department is able to continue our Safe Sleep Program in 2017!

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January is National Radon Action Month

Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that is produced over long periods of time from decaying uranium in the earth. Find out why you should test your home during cold winter months.

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Health Department: UW Madison / Meningitis Information

If you are a UW-Madison student and you received the first recommended vaccine against meningococcal disease serogroup B, you need another shot.

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Wisconsin DHS: Flu cases on the rise in Wisconsin

Flu cases are on the rise, and health officials are urging people to take precautions. Simple steps, including getting a flu shot, help protect against the flu.

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Health Department: Winter Weather Safety Tips

With the snow season here, please remember to be prepared so you get through it safely.

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Bitter Cold Moves into Wisconsin: Dangerous Wind Chills Expected

With the dangerous frigid weather approaching please take some time to take precautions to protect yourself, family members, and neighbors.

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Health Department: Oak Creek Neighborhood Walking Map

The Oak Creek Health Department created this map to help people recognize the potential of using their neighborhood streets, paths, and sidewalks as free resources for improving their fitness.

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Health Department: FDA issues import alert for all drugs produced by Laxachem Organics in India

The FDA placed Laxachem Organics Pvt. Ltd., Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India, on import alert on August 11, 2016, for refusing to allow FDA investigators to inspect its facility.

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Welcome Baby! - A Free Program for Expectant and New Parents to be held at Civic Center

Welcome, Baby! is a FREE program for expectant parents and parents of infants and toddlers. Participants learn the foundational principles of a nurturing parent lifestyle.

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Health Department: Heat Related Deaths are Preventable

Hot weather is especially dangerous for older adults, infants and young children, individuals with chronic health conditions, those who work outdoors or in hot settings.

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