Health Department

Marathon County Health Department

Marathon County Health Department (MCHD) works to protect and improve the health of our local communities.  Use the menus on the left side to find information about the services provided by Marathon County Health Department.  Call 715-261-1900 if you have questions or would like additional information.

Health Department Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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Inspection Reports for Restaurants and Retail Food Facilities

Ebola (Ebola Virus Disease): Information from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Communicable Disease Reporting

List of Reportable Diseases. To report a communicable disease, please call 715-261-1900. If a call is placed after hours or on a holiday, a phone number will be provided to contact the on-call manager.

Pertussis Guidance

Recent News...

Marathon County Continues to be Among the Healthiest Counties in Wisconsin

Planning to Get Away for Spring Break? Zika Symptoms and Protection Against Mosquito Bites...

January is Radon Action Month

Traveling to a warmer destination this winter?  Some information about the Zika virus...

Release of the 2017-2020 Marathon County Community Health Improvement Plan

Who Can You Protect This Flu Season?

Dead Bird Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

Be Aware: Health Concerns Related to Blue-Green Algae

Wisconsin’s fish consumption advisory booklet, titled “Choose Wisely 2016 – A health guide for eating fish in Wisconsin” is now available

Stay Healthy and Safe During the Expected High Temperatures This Week

Information Regrading the Zika Virus Outbreak in Central America, South America, the Carribean, and Mexico

While paint, dust, and soil are the most common sources of lead, other lead sources also exist

Marathon County Health Department has noticed an increase in the number of reported pertussis cases since December 1, 2015

Free, Confidential STD Testing Walk-In Clinic - December 15, 2015

New Local Foods Website Highlights Where You Can Purchase Local Food, Helping the Local Economy, and Encouraging Healthy Eating

Summer Picnic Food Safety - Don't Invite Foodborne Illnesses to the Picnic

New Results - Healthy Communities Making Connections

Healthy Babies are Worth the Wait

Increased Incidence of Pertussis in Marathon County - Notification for Medical Providers

Healthy Communities equal Healthy Businesses

Report: Burden of Excessive Alcohol Use in Wisconsin



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Joan M. Theurer

Health Officer: Joan M. Theurer, R.N., MSN
Phone: 715-261-1900 (also TDD)
Fax: 715-261-1901
E-mail: Contact Us

If you would like to file a complaint, request, or report, doing so will create a public record that is subject to disclosure pursuant to Wisconsin public records law.

Address: Map
1000 Lake View Dr., Suite 100
Wausau WI 54403-6781

Department Hours:
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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