October Public Health News
Immunization Clinic    
The upcoming Immunization Clinic will be held at WCHD's Oshkosh location on

Thursday, October 19th
3:00-5:00 PM

Call for an appt: 920-232-3000
More information about eligibility and scheduling at WCHD.
October marks National Farm to School Month, and what better way to celebrate than by crunching into locally grown apples at NOON on Thursday, October 12. The Great Lakes Great Apple Crunch is an annual event to celebrate local and healthy foods. Everyone is welcome to Crunch! Register your school or workplace here.

Join in! Last October 1,201,346 students, children, teachers, and good food supporters across the region crunched. Including your friends at WCHD:
Flu Already Making the Rounds in Wisconsin
Rates of confirmed cases and hospitalizations were higher in September of 2017 than September of 2016. Read the full Press Release from Wisconsin's Department of Health.
Time of Your Life Expo
The 2nd Annual Time of Your Life Expo is coming to Oshkosh on Monday, October 9th . This expo is gear towards active adults, retirees, and caregivers.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month -
encourage your loved ones to screen for cancer. The Wisconsin Well Women's program provides cancer screenings and other reproductive healthcare to women in need- learn more.
Breast Feeding Friendly
Photo: Tracy Gehrke, Public Health Nurse poses with Laurie Meyer from Little Miracles Family Day Care that was recognized as Breast Feeding Friendly last week. Read the full Press Release.
The Milk Mob Outpatient Breastfeeding Champion Training is a basic, clinically-focused course for any person who is a medical or community breastfeeding supporter. We provide instruction on how to answer the most common breastfeeding questions that a breastfeeding mother and her family have throughout the course of lactation, into toddlerhood and beyond.  More information .
Properly dispose your unused and unwanted medication at any of the 24/7 Drug Drop Boxes in Winnebago County. We also have a listing of proper places to dispose of sharps on our website.
Questions can be sent to:
Winnebago County Health Department
Phone: 920-232-3000