Welcome to the Fond du Lac Public Health Nursing website. Public Health Nurses (PHN) provide a host of services to the community. Click on the links to the left to find information on the many programs and services that Public Health Nursing provides.
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Wiidookawishin QUITPLAN Center: Call 218-878-3707 to make a Smoking Cessation appointment at MNAW (218-8783707) or CAIR (218-279-4064) or 612-871-1989 for an appointment at the Mashkiki Waakaaigan Pharmacy in Minneapolis. Persons not eligible for smoking cessation sessions and Nicotine Replacement Therapies at FDL MNAW or Duluth CAIR can access QUITPLAN Services at St. Mary’s QUITPLAN Center in Duluth (218-786-2677).
QUITPLAN Helpline: 1-888-354-PLAN — Available to any Minnesota smoker, the QUITPLAN Helpline offers free professional telephone counseling to help you quit.
www.quitplan.com: The quitplan.com website offers free membership, helpful quitting tools and a chance to connect online with thousands of others
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and U.S. Food and Drug Administration have put out a warning on the use of infant sleep positioners, due to 12 reported deaths of infants over the last 13 years. Please click here to read the CPSC/FDA warning.
Recalls! In an effort to keep up with the many current recalls that affect our community, we've located a very good resource. www.recalls.gov . This is a government website who's sole purpose is keeping the public informed of recalls. Please check this site often as they are very good at keeping up to date information on any new recalls.
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) issued new advice for people who eat fish caught in several metro area lakes after the chemical perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) was detected in fish taken from those waters. Read the full release.
The FDL Public Health Nursing Program provides a CPR/First Aid Certification Course, both at MNAW and CAIR throughout 2013. Click here for more information.
The FDL Public Health Nursing Program now has a Cancer Plan linked into Cancer Control PLANET, a government site allowing health care professionals to network together and help avoid the risks of cancer in our community.
WIC Works! Check out the Public Health Nursing WIC program if you have an infant or child under the age of 5. Click here for information.