The Substance Abuse Free Environment (SAFE) in Juneau County Coalition is a partnership of dedicated and passionate community members who work to prevent substance abuse, focusing on preventing initiation of use with youth. Safe works on alcohol, tobacco, and prescription drugs with the goal of community level changes to impact population health.
Enhance your understanding about cancer, what causes it, how to prevent it and how to find it early
Learn what questions to ask your doctor about cancer screening
Brainstorm ways to support someone who was diagnosed with cancer and their family
Provide information about local cancer-related resources
If interested in an educational session for yourself or a group of friends contact the Juneau County Health Department at (608) 847-9373.
Cancer Clear & Simple Handouts
Cancer Clear & Simple handouts are one-to-two-page health education tools on a specific topic. Over 40 handouts have been developed and they are available in three types: Cancer Information, Questions to Ask Your Doctor and Healthy Tips & Ideas. The handouts reinforce the same health promotion messages from the CC&S curriculum and can be used either independently or in conjunction with the curriculum (links below).
Communicable Disease Program JCHD provides follow-up services on reportable diseases to ensure the safety of its residents and decrease the transmission of disease. A Public Health Nurse provides education on ways to reduce exposure to the disease and when possible determine the source and where it may have spread. Examples of reportable communicable diseases are: Lyme disease, Salmonella, Whooping Cough, Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Hepatitis.
Wisconsin Well Woman Program The Wisconsin Well Woman Program (WWWP) provides breast and cervical cancer screening services to women with little or no health insurance coverage. Well Woman pays for mammograms, Pap tests, clinical breast exams, and multiple sclerosis testing for women with high risk signs of multiple sclerosis. Covered services are available from participating health care providers at no cost to Well Woman clients. To be eligible:
Affordable Care Act Affordable Care Act of 2009 requires individuals to obtain basic health insurance in 2014. The Juneau County Health Department offers federal health insurance application and enrollment assistance. Certified Application Counselors can assist Juneau County residents with paper or online applications. For questions or to make an appointment call 608-847-9373. Open enrollment in the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace ends March 31st 2014. For further information visit: Websites:
South Central Alliance for Tobacco prevention serves Adams, Juneau, and Sauk County by empowering communities to build healthier environments to prevent the initiation of commercial tobacco use, reduce secondhand smoke and aerosol exposure, address tobacco-related health disparities, and support effective, accessible commercial tobacco cessation. We achieve this through collaboration with diverse partners and community members, education, advocacy, and effective systems change.
Juneau County Prescription Discount Card FREE to Juneau County Residents! Americans are paying more for prescription drugs than ever before.
coverage, staying healthy can come at a high price. With the Juneau
County Prescription Discount Card Program provided to you in a joint effort
with the National Association of Counties (NACo), you can save money on many of your
Any county resident without prescription coverage can use this program.
Even if you have prescription insurance coverage, you may still benefit from the
discount card, since it may save you money on prescription drugs that are not covered by your
Everyone is eligible!
No income requirements
No age requirements
Unlimited use for the whole family
Pets are covered for medications
that also treat human conditions
The Juneau County Prescription Discount Card Program is:
Valuable. Save an average of 24% off the pharmacy’s regular price on all commonly prescribed
prescriptions. Savings are also available on high-tech and injectable drugs
through our specialty pharmacy.
Easy. There are no claim forms to fill out and no annual fees to pay.
Convenient. More than 60,000 participating pharmacies nationwide, including
locations right here in the county!
To print an ID card that can be used immediately at a participating
pharmacy, locate a pharmacy, or access other program tools, visit www.caremark.com/naco, or call
toll free 1-877-321-2652 for more information. Get your card and start saving today!
Sharps Disposal "Sharps" is the medical term for needles, syringes, and lancets (finger-stick device). More and more people are using these at home to treat medical conditions. To reduce the risk of accidental sticks, Mile Bluff Medical Center has created a sharps disposal program at no cost to the community. Sharps Smart disposal centers are located at each of the following Mile Bluff Clinic Locations:
Delton Family Medical Center
Elroy Family Medical Center
Mile Bluff Clinic, LLP
Mile Bluff Medical Center
Necedah Family Medical Center
New Lisbon Family Medical Center For more information call: 608-847-6161
Dial 2-1-1 for free, confidential, 24-hour information on community, health and social services.
2-1-1 is a source of information & referral for people looking for community services and resources, especially for those who need essential services, such as food, shelter, counseling, employment assistance, and more.
Callers receive personalized information from a live resource specialist.
2-1-1 is YOUR connection to community programs and services