515 S. First Street
Watertown, WI 53094
General Information (920) 262-8090
Environmental Health (920) 262-8094
Fax (920) 262-8096
Carol Quest RN, BSN
Director Health Officer
Monday through Friday
8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Proudly Serving the community for 130 years
2013 Clinic Schedule
Watertown Area Cares Clinic
Prescription Drug Drop of Center
Complaint / Inquiry Form
Flooding Health & Safety Tips
Tornado Health & Safety Tips
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Health services are available to all, regardless of income, race, creed or religion or the ability to pay for service.
To find out more about our programs, please CLICK one of the following titles.
•Prevents epidemics and the spread of disease
•Protects against environmental hazards
•Prevents illness and injuries
•Promotes and encourages healthy behavior and mental health
•Responds to disasters and assists communities in recovery
•Assures quality and accessible health care
•Community Collaboration for health needs
•Home and office visits
•Information service via telephone
•Referrals to other programs and services
•Support services for prenatal and postpartum women and their children
PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMS
Prenatal Care Coordination
This program helps women to have the healthiest baby possible. Making the right choices can be easier when you have a little help. By educating expectant mothers on medical prenatal visits, the harm alcohol and smoking can have on an unborn baby, infant development and proper prenatal nutrition, the chance of a healthy new baby increases.
Children and Adults can receive immunizations for common preventable infectious diseases.
Current Immunizations records are required at each visit
Clinics are held monthly on the:
• On the First Tuesday of the month 2:30pm - 4:30pm
• On the First Thursdays of the month 9-11am and 2:30-4:30 pm
• On the Third Thursdays of the month 3-5:30 pm
•Special Clinics - As needed - See Local Newspaper
Costs is $10 per city resident (Child)
Costs is $15 per non-city resident (Child)
Cost for Adults vaccines may vary
Clínica de Vacunas
Con una intérprete de EspaZol
Immunization Clinic with a Spanish Interpreter
Lugar: El Departamento de Salud de Watertown
515 S. First Street, Watertown
$15 cada person fuera de Watertown.
Si no puede venir a este tiempo, llame a 262-8090 y pide a Janet por una cita.
There is a nominal vaccine administration fee. Medical Assistance is accepted for immunizations for children 18 years and younger. It is important to bring your immunization record to the clinic for updating. A parent or guardian must accompany a child under 18, unless prior arrangements are made.
Adult immunizations: Are available during regularly scheduled clinics. We offer flu and pneumonia and Hepatitis A and B for work and travel. A fee is charged to cover vaccine costs and administration.
Tuberculosis skin testing is done on the Tuesdays 2:30 -4:30 the same week as immunization clinics. The client must be able to return to have the test read on Thursday between 2:30-4:30 pm or by making arrangements to have the test read in Friday . The cost is $10 / test. Patients with a positive skin test and those with tuberculosis are case managed according to state guidelines.
Blood Pressure Monitoring
Screening is done free of charge. We recommend calling ahead to assure staff availability.
Communicable diseases such as Chickenpox, Hepatitis, Anthrax etc. are reportable to the Health Department. Public Health Nurses follow-up on all reportable diseases to prevent the spread of disease.
Well-Child And Healthcheck Clinics
Comprehensive, family-centered clinic visits include: a physical examination, hearing and vision screening, nutritional assessment, blood lead screening, assessment of growth and development and scheduled immunizations. Parental issues and concerns are discussed in a one-on-one manner. Medical, dental, and other referrals are made as needed. There is a nominal fee for this service and Medical Assistance is accepted. Call for an appointment.
New Born Visits
All parents with a newborn are contacted to provide information, support and access to continuing care and resources for their families
Bright Beginnings For Families
First time parents who are eligible are visited regularly throughout their baby’s first year to support them in this exciting and stressful time. In-home visits and group activities are offered to these families.
Environmental Health Services
Environmental Health Newsletter
Click on links below
|Food Code Fact Sheet|
|Pool Test Kits|
|Fecal Responce Report|
|Pool Death, Injury and Illness Report|
Environmental Health Specialists handles problems affecting the general public related to:
• Human health hazards
• Lead poisoning
• Radon and asbestos in buildings
• Trash, garbage and junk
• Rats and other vermin
• Rabies control & animal bites
• Solid waste
• Water pollution
• Indoor and outdoor air pollution
Environmental Health Specialists provide community outreach and education on environmental health problems.
As agents of the State we license and inspect all food establishments, public swimming pools, hotels, motels, campgrounds.
Temporary Restaurant Guidelines
The WIC program, through Jefferson County, helps pregnant and breast feeding women, infants and young children to achieve better health and nutrition. WIC provides:
• Nutrition information
• Nutritious foods such as milk, eggs, cheese, juice, cereal, dried beans and peas, peanut butter and infant formula.
• Health screening and information about other community services.
Blood Lead Screening
A blood test and counseling are provided to children who are at high risk for exposure to lead. Environmental investigation for the source of the lead exposure is available.
We encourage proper sharps disposal. For that reason sharps containers are supplied for $7.00. We also provide free collection & disposal.
Disposing of Household Sharps