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Open enrollment is November 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016. 

New Fox Valley Region Substance Abuse Resource Guide

The Treatment Pillar of the Heroin Task Force has created a Guide to Substance Abuse Treatment and Recovery Support for the Fox Valley.  This guide contains information on residential/outpatient treatment services, adolescent treatment services, sober living, crisis services, medically assisted therapy programs, and so much more.  All of the services listed are in the area from Green Bay down to Fond du Lac.

Seasonal Influenza

Find out what you need to know about the 2015-2016 Influenza Season and where you can go for the vaccine.


Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website for What You Should Know for the 2015-2016 Influenza Season.



Information on where seasonal influenza vaccine can be found is listed below.  (Changes to this list will be made as we become aware of them.)


August is National Immunization Awareness Month

Vaccines are an important step in protecting us against serious, sometimes deadly, disease.  Remember that vaccines are recommended throughout our lives to help keep us healthy.  Find out more at or

Preteens and Teens:  Ensure a healthy future with vaccines

Could you be at risk for a fall.... and not know it?

Many of us are unaware of the changes in our health that could put us at risk for a fall.  Join us for a 3-part series to help identify changes that put us at risk and how to make improvements so that we can Stay Active, Be Confident!


Episode I - Could I be at risk?




Flooding can happen at any time.  The Wisconsin Flood Toolkit is an excellent all-in-one resource containing:

Know Your Fall Risk

Take our Fall Risk quiz.  Visit our Falls Prevention page for more information.













Milk Depot

The Winnebago Count Health Department in Oshkosh is proud to be a milk depot for the Mothers' Milk Bank of the Western Great Lakes. For more information, contact Allison or Barb at 920-232-3000.

National Influenza Vaccination Week December 7-13, 2014

National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) is a national observance that was established to highlight the importance of continuing influenza vaccination.  NIVW is December 7-13, 2014.


Turkey Food Safety Tips

As the holidays approach, the Winnebago County Health Department would like to offer a few tips on food safety to prevent food borne illness.


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