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Article Title Publication Name Date Published Category State
Health officials stress vaccinations after measles cases are spotted in Wisconsin WTAQ Feb 20, 2014 Infectious Disease/Immunizations WI
Propane State of Emergency has local agencies ready to help WSAU Jan 29, 2014 WI
Health Department receives national accreditation The Sun Jul 30, 2013 Good News WI
Tuberculosis Outbreak Shakes Wisconsin City NPR Jul 18, 2013 Infectious Disease/Immunizations WI
Wisconsin Health Officials Warn of 'Nightmare Bacteria' Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Mar 5, 2013 NACCHO in the News WI
Wisconsin Health Officials Warn of 'Nightmare Bacteria' Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Mar 5, 2013 NACCHO in the News WI
Health department encourages flu shots for all ages Wausau Daily Herald Jan 11, 2013 Preparedness,Infectious Disease/Immunizations WI
Flu cases are surging at Milwaukee-area hospitals Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jan 9, 2013 Preparedness,Infectious Disease/Immunizations WI
Wisconsin flu season gets off to quick start TwinCities.com - Pioneer Press Nov 18, 2012 Infectious Disease/Immunizations WI
Private wells in Marathon County test positive for coliform bacteria http://www.wausaudailyherald.com Oct 8, 2012 Environmental Health WI
Greenfield Health Department Honored for Emergency Planning Greenfield Patch Jul 10, 2012 NACCHO in the News WI
Greenfield Health Department Honored for Emergency Planning Greenfield Patch Jul 10, 2012 NACCHO in the News WI
Tick Season Arrives Early www.wbay.com Mar 19, 2012 Environmental Health WI
U.S. Disaster Readiness at Risk, Report Warns Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Dec 20, 2011 Budget Cuts WI
Three Firefighters Cut in Proposed City Budget The Journal Times Nov 2, 2011 Budget Cuts WI
Health Department Merger Moves Along Gannett Oct 18, 2011 Budget Cuts WI
Neenah, Oshkosh and Winnebago County Public Health Department Merger Projects Savings for Taxpayers Post-Crescent Sep 22, 2011 Budget Cuts WI
Marathon County Health Department To Move Wausau Daily Herald Aug 24, 2011 Good News WI
Menasha Bows out of Health Department Merger Study Post-Crescent Aug 15, 2011 General Interest WI
Protect your child from illnesses Beloit Daily News Aug 10, 2011 Maternal Child and Adolescent Health,Infectious Disease/Immunizations WI
Chicken Pox vaccines reduces mortality rate by 97% in children under 20 WXOW News 19 Jul 27, 2011 Infectious Disease/Immunizations WI
Green Bay area vaccination rate concerns health officials Green Bay Press-Gazette Jul 26, 2011 Infectious Disease/Immunizations WI
Health Merger Obstacles Can Be Overcome The Northwestern Jul 6, 2011 General Interest WI
State Health Officials Won’t Support Funding Effort for Preventative Health Programs Wisconsin State Journal Jun 30, 2011 Budget Cuts WI
City’s Lead Poisoning Prevention Program to be Limited Due to Loss of Funding The Journal Times Jun 29, 2011 Budget Cuts WI
Milwaukee Infant Mortality Rate Still High, Despite Years of Effort, Millions Spent Milwaukee Journal Sentinel May 7, 2011 General Interest WI
Community garden still growing County Post Apr 20, 2011 County Health Rankings WI
School deals with Chickenpox outbreak WEAU Apr 18, 2011 Immunization WI
FdL County gets OK in health checkup; quality of life ranked low The FdL Reporter Apr 17, 2011 County Health Rankings WI
Study: Green Co. among the healthiest The Monroe Times Apr 13, 2011 County Health Rankings WI
Wood County Obesity Program Digs into Grant Wisconsin Rapids Tribune Apr 11, 2011 Good News WI
Editorial: Thumbs Up and Down Post Crescent Apr 9, 2011 County Health Rankings WI
St. Croix County ranks high in health study New Richmond News Apr 8, 2011 County Health Rankings WI
Our View: Room to improve in county health factors Wisconsin Rapids Tribune Apr 7, 2011 County Health Rankings WI
Guest column: Excellent hospital care begins with a focus on holistic health Green Bay Press Gazette Apr 7, 2011 County Health Rankings WI
Here's to your health; county ranks below norm Barron News-Shield Apr 7, 2011 County Health Rankings WI
EDITORIAL: Take heed of region's chronic health problems Wausau Daily Herald Apr 5, 2011 County Health Rankings WI
Citizens polarized by governor's policies Journal Sentinel Apr 2, 2011 County Health Rankings WI
Outagamie, Calumet counties earn high marks in health assessments Post-Crescent Apr 1, 2011 County Health Rankings WI
The state of our health, and health of our state Journal Sentinel Mar 31, 2011 County Health Rankings WI
Wood County Outsources Services at Norwood Health Center WAOW 9 Mar 31, 2011 Budget Cuts WI
Study offers healthful nudge for Eau Claire County Leader-Telegram Mar 31, 2011 County Health Rankings WI
Group releases health ratings Gazette Xtra Mar 31, 2011 County Health Rankings WI
Walworth County health rankings dip Walworth County Today Mar 31, 2011 County Health Rankings WI
Health rankings: Area No. 1 in state for health care quality Lacrosse Tribune Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings WI
Chippewa County 30th in latest state health rankings The Chippewa Herald Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings WI
St. Croix, Pierce rank high in newly released health study Pierce County Herald Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings WI
Debate over Nursing Home’s Future Could Head to County Board New Richmond News Mar 24, 2011 Budget Cuts WI
Birth Control Program Takes a Hit in Budget Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Mar 12, 2011 Budget Cuts WI
Answering Your Questions: How Women Could be Losing Access to Reproductive Health Services WEAU Channel 13 Mar 7, 2011 Budget Cuts WI
County Kicks Off ‘Get Active’ Campaign La Crosse Tribune Feb 18, 2011 Good News WI
HIV Increase Among County’s Black Men Prompts CDC to Focus on Prevention Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel Feb 3, 2011 General Interest WI
Study Finds Smoking Ban Has Cleared Air Fond du Lac Reporter Jan 31, 2011 Good News WI
For Milwaukee’s Children, an Early Grave Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel Jan 22, 2011 General Interest WI
Budget Woes Hit Lakeshore Communities Herald Times Reporter Dec 25, 2010 Budget Cuts WI
County Saved $1.1 Million on Health Premiums Herald Times Dec 22, 2010 Good News WI
Smoking Ban Improves Air Quality by 92% Journal Sentinel Dec 15, 2010 General Interest WI
Immunization clinics set for Saturday; free flu shots offered The Journal Sentinel Dec 10, 2010 Immunization WI
Immunization clinics set for Saturday; free flu shots offered The Journal Sentinel Dec 10, 2010 Immunization WI
County Health Department Union Reaches Agreement Herald Times Reporter Nov 19, 2010 Budget Cuts,Good News WI
Pierce County Departments React to Budget Cuts River Falls Journal Nov 17, 2010 Budget Cuts WI
County Budget Concerns Hinge on Raising Taxes, Making Cuts Herald Times Reporter Nov 9, 2010 Budget Cuts WI
OPINION: After-School Programs Focus on Health Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune Nov 5, 2010 General Interest WI
Smokeless Tobacco Products Worry Health Officials Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Nov 4, 2010 General Interest WI
EPA Considers Proposals to Regulate Coal Ash: Hundreds of Coal Ash Dumps, Waste Ponds May Threaten Health The Nation’s Health (American Public Health Association) Nov 1, 2010 General Interest WI
Manitowoc County Board Hears Budget Concerns Herald Times Reporter Oct 26, 2010 Budget Cuts WI
Smoke Out: Cited Teens Get Second Chance; Program Offers Opportunity to Learn Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (WauwatosaNow) Oct 20, 2010 General Interest WI
Milwaukee’s Bewildering Infant Mortality Rate Milwaukee Magazine Oct 18, 2010 General Interest,NACCHO in the News WI
Program Gives Flu Vaccine to Students The Janesville Gazette Oct 16, 2010 Budget Cuts WI
County Health Dept. Expanding Its Foot Steps to Health Program WEAU 13 News Oct 13, 2010 Good News WI
Sixteenth Street Community Health Center Receives $2.6 Million Grant Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Oct 8, 2010 Good News WI
$275.2M Brown County Budget Proposal Carries Big Cuts Green Bay Press Gazette Oct 3, 2010 Budget Cuts WI
Creating Future Health Priorities in Manitowoc County Focus of Forum Herald Times Reporter Sep 25, 2010 General Interest WI
Layoffs, Cuts Eyed in County Budget Herald Times Reporter Sep 23, 2010 Budget Cuts WI
Federal Health Care Grants Total $2.4 Million Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sep 17, 2010 Good News WI
Health Service Cutback Beloit Daily News Sep 16, 2010 Budget Cuts WI
County's Proposed 2011 Budget Would Reduce County Personnel The Allegan County News Sep 16, 2010 Budget Cuts WI
Health Dept. Seeks No Budget Increase Baraboo News Republic Sep 9, 2010 Budget Cuts WI
Jackson County Now Facing Nearly $1 Million Deficit Jackson County Chronicle Sep 1, 2010 Budget Cuts WI
Storytelling Tradition Illuminates Environmental Public Health The Nation’s Health (American Public Health Association) Sep 1, 2010 General Interest WI
County Holds off on Staff Hour Cuts Jackson County Chronicle Aug 18, 2010 Budget Cuts WI
County May Cut Employee Hours Jackson County Chronicle Aug 11, 2010 Budget Cuts WI
Sheriff Paints Bleak Picture with Possible Budget Cuts Sheboygan Press Jul 30, 2010 Budget Cuts WI
County Board Commits to New Senior Center Door County Advocate Jul 28, 2010 Good News WI
County Looks at Reducing Employee Hours Jackson County Chronicle Jul 21, 2010 Budget Cuts WI
Safety First: County Sharps Program Keeps People Safe from Needles Green Bay Press Gazette Jul 7, 2010 General Interest WI
Milwaukee County Deficit Could Exceed $6 Million This Year Milwaukee Journal Sentinel May 20, 2010 Budget Cuts WI
County Ranks Low in Most Good Health Measures Superior Telegram May 14, 2010 County Health Rankings WI
Partnerships Work to Increase Brown County Residents' Access to Fruits, Vegetables Green Bay Press Gazette Apr 25, 2010 County Health Rankings WI
Juneau County Health Leaders Unite for a Common Cause Juneau County Star Times Apr 25, 2010 County Health Rankings WI
Local Health Rankings Lag: Many Factors Impact County Standing The Rhinelander Daily News Mar 21, 2010 County Health Rankings WI
Stimulus Award Brings U.S. Obesity Fight to Wood County Wisconsin Rapids Tribune Mar 20, 2010 Good News WI
La Crosse, Wis. / Counties Get Grants to Promote Wellness La Crosse Tribune Mar 19, 2010 Good News WI
Fail Studies Show Healthiest Counties in Wisconsin. Obesity and Binge Drinking Continue to Be Problems for Brown County and throughout the State Fourth Estate Newspaper Mar 18, 2010 County Health Rankings WI
Rock County Health Ranks Low in State Gazette Xtra Mar 8, 2010 County Health Rankings WI
Pierce, St. Croix Counties Rank among Top 10 Healthiest in State River Falls Student Voice Mar 4, 2010 County Health Rankings WI
County Continues to Score Poorly in State Health Rankings Kenosha News Feb 20, 2010 County Health Rankings WI
Area Sick about Health Rankings Beloit Daily News Feb 19, 2010 County Health Rankings WI
Group Ranks Health of Area Counties La Crosse Tribune Feb 18, 2010 County Health Rankings WI
UW's Health Rankings Go Nationwide Wisconsin State Journal Feb 16, 2010 County Health Rankings WI
Sauk County Looks to Make Cuts NBC15 Feb 11, 2010 Budget Cuts WI
Milwaukee County Community Leaders Worry about Paramedic Funding Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Feb 9, 2010 Budget Cuts WI
County Nurses Take Pay Freeze to Avoid Layoffs HTR News Jan 20, 2010 Budget Cuts WI
City, County Look to Merge Health Services Oshkosh Northwestern Dec 28, 2009 Budget Cuts WI
Smoking Programs Face Cuts Stevens Point Journal Dec 3, 2009 Budget Cuts WI
County Board Cuts 8.5 Positions on Way to Budget Approval Arcadia News-Leader Nov 26, 2009 Budget Cuts WI
H1N1 Vaccine Has Caused City-County Health Department to Cut Back WQOW TV Nov 23, 2009 Budget Cuts,H1N1 WI
Dodge County OKs Tax Levy Watertown Daily Times Nov 11, 2009 Budget Cuts WI
Outagamie County Approves Bare Budget WBAY-TV Nov 3, 2009 Budget Cuts WI
Dane Co., Madison Public Health Faces Budget Cuts WKOW 27 Oct 19, 2009 Budget Cuts WI
Winnebago Mental Health Layoffs about 85 Employees Oshkosh Northwestern Oct 3, 2009 Budget Cuts WI
County to Cut Jobs in Health and Human Services Department to Offset Funds Loss Stevens Point Journal Sep 22, 2009 Budget Cuts WI
Waukesha County Proposes Mandatory Furloughs in 2010 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sep 15, 2009 Budget Cuts WI
Study Fingers State for Milwaukee’s Financial Woes Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sep 1, 2009 Budget Cuts WI
Milwaukee County Could Cut Funding for Paramedics: Suburban Leaders Worry about Losing $3 Million Subsidy Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Aug 10, 2009 Budget Cuts WI
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