General Public Health
HealthCheck is a preventive health check-up program for Wisconsin Medical Assistance recipients under the age of 21. The screening meets physical exam requirements for Head Start and day care programs. Transportation can be arranged for HealthCheck appointments, if needed.
HealthCheck Screening Includes:
Fluoride supplements are available for children ages 6 months to 16 years old who have well water at their primary residence. Supplements are also available for those children living in the communities where the water supply is not fluoridated. Supplements are recommended to decrease the incidence of tooth decay in both the baby and permanent teeth. Fluoride supplements are provided in liquid or tablet form and are taken daily. The Juneau County Health Departments asks for a $1 donation.
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The Juneau County Health Department coordinates Seal-A-Smile in collaboration with “A Flouride Connection,” offering free fluoride varnishes K-4 thru 6th grades along with dental sealants to 2nd, 5th, and recent trial of 6th graders during the school year. Eligibility is based on participating schools in Free and Reduced Lunch Programs in Juneau County School districts.
Two register dental hygienists and a dental assistant come into the schools, providing education on dental oral health, toothbrushes, toothpaste, fluoride varnishes, sealants (to participating grades), and referral/follow up recommendations.
For more information regarding sealant and varnish program you may contact the JCHD at 608-847-9373 or Children’s Health Alliance web page: http://chawisconsin.org/.
Tuberculin Skin Testing
Tuberculin Skin Testing (TST) is done at Juneau County Health Department. The Mantoux tuberculin skin test is the standard method of determining whether a person is infected with Mycobacerium tuberculosis. Reliable TST administration and reading requires that the skin test reaction should be read between 48 and 72 hours after administration. Tuberculin Skin Testing is done by appointment and is not administered on Thursdays. Tuberculin Skin Testing is $20 per test or $35 for a two step test.
Vaccines for Children
Children through 18 years of age who are:
Certain state-supplied vaccines are offered for uninsured and underinsured adults 19 years of age and older. Contact the JCHD to see if you are eligible.
Wondering if you are up to date on your immunizations?
Check out the Adult Immunization Schedule below.