Prevention and Healthy Living

Get safety tips and other information about how to protect yourself and your family during cold weather, droughts, floods, and extreme heat.
Find information about a variety of environmental health hazards and environmental health resources.
Spotlight: Wisconsin Flood Toolkit Every year, areas of Wisconsin are routinely flooded. If you live or work in an area likely to flood, take some simple steps to protect yourself and your property. Wisconsin Flood Toolkit P-00631 (PDF, 2.4 MB) Provides general information and guidance on flood
The Food Safety and Recreational Licensing Programs have moved. Please see the telephone numbers, email addresses, and links listed below: Restaurants, Retail Food, Lodging, Camping, and Swimming Pools Questions/Licensing Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) 608-224-4720
Healthiest Wisconsin 2020: Everyone Living Better, Longer is the statewide community health improvement plan designed to benefit the health of everyone in Wisconsin by improving health across the life span, eliminating health disparities and achieving health equity.
Find information about programs and services that support the health, nutrition and well-being of pregnant women, mothers and children.
The Minority Health Program helps improve the health of vulnerable populations in Wisconsin by working to reduce health disparities.
Each workday in Wisconsin, close to 3 million residents older than 16 years report to work, and more than 300 occupational injuries or illnesses will be reported. There are most likely more injuries or illnesses occurring, but sometimes events go unrecognized and unreported. Occupational health is
Drugs in this class are used as pain relievers, but they can also be addictive.
Find tips and programs for improving your oral health as oral health is essential to the general health and well-being of all Wisconsin residents.
View health resources and information available for refugees, including refugee medical screening.
"What Works" was a three-year, collaborative project between the Wisconsin Division of Public Health and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, funded by the Wisconsin Partnership Fund for a Healthy Future. The overall goal of the What Works project was to identify and disseminate
Last Revised: February 16, 2015