Local residents will have the opportunity today (Saturday) to dispose of unused or outdated prescription drugs safely, as part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The collection point here will be at Entrance B to Marshfield Clinic-Eau Claire Center, 2116 Craig Rd., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The misuse of prescription drugs continues […]
Mammograms save lives, but Eau Claire County women over 50 have scheduled them at a rate somewhat below the statewide average, according to data provided by the City-County Health Department.
A program aimed at helping the community use more locally grown foods is being offered by the Eau Claire City-County Health Department at two local farmers’ markets. The “Veggin’ Out” program provides cooking demonstrations at the downtown Farmers’ Market in Phoenix Park and at the Festival Foods Farmers’ Market. The downtown demonstrations are scheduled for […]
The Eau Claire City-County Health Department is advising well-owners to consider testing their drinking water after the heavy rainfall here this week. With heavy rainfall, there is a risk of that contaminants could get into wells and sicken anyone drinking the water. The Health Department recommends that wells be tested if there is a chance the well cap was underwater […]
By City-County Health Department and CVPost Staff E-cigarettes will now be included when stores are checked to ensure that they don’t sell tobacco products to minors, according to the Eau Claire City-County Health Department. This change is being made through the statewide Wisconsin Wins (WI Wins) program to address the rising popularity of e-cigarettes among adolescents […]
With school over for the year, students are ready for a summer full of fun. However, for many parents in Eau Claire County having their children home for the summer can mean higher grocery bills, especially when parents choose to purchase healthy foods. The Eau Claire County WIC Nutrition Program (Women, Infants and Children) provides […]