City of Racine Public Health Department
Birth and death certificates can be obtained at the Register of Deeds in the Racine County Courthouse, 730 Wisconsin St. Call 262-636-3477 for more information.
Contact the Racine County Human Services Department at 262-638-7720 to report suspected child abuse or neglect.
Women without health insurance, or whose health insurance does not adequately cover preventative services, may qualify for a free mammogram to screen for breast cancer or a Pap test to screen for cervical cancer. Visit the Wisconsin Well Woman Program page or call the Program Coordinator at 262-636-9292 for more information.
Natural disasters and emergencies can happen with little to no warning, and assistance may not be available right away. It is important to be prepared so you and your family are safe until assistance arrives or until the emergency passes. See the Public Health Department's Emergency Preparedness page for important information and tips on how to prepare for many types of situations.
Per City of Racine Municipal Code Section 70-90, dogs are not allowed at any time on the sand at North Beach, Zoo Beach, or Colonial Park. Unleashed dogs are prohibited at all parks and beaches.
Leashed dogs may be in the following parks: Azarian, Back, Carre-Hogle, Colbert, Crosswalk,
Dodge, Erskine, Gaslight Pointe, Harris Plaza, Jonas, Dr. King Plaza, Lee,
Maple Grove, Monument Square, Myers, Pierce Dr., Randolph, Reservoir,
Riverside, Simonson, Springvale West, State-Hamilton, Thompson, and Wallis.
Leashed dogs may only be on the paved portions of the Root River
and Michigan pathways in the following parks: N. Owen Davies, Washington,
Island, Lincoln, Cedar Bend, Clayton, North Beach, Zoo Beach, and Pershing.
To let your dog off-leash, you may visit one of Racine County’s dog parks. Be sure to verify hours of
operation, requirements, and restrictions prior to visiting.
Public Health Department’s Environmental Health Division handles complaints
regarding situations inside rental properties that contribute to unhealthy
living conditions. Complaints may be filed online by completing and submitting
the Rental Property
Health Complaint Form. Call
262-636-9203 for more information.
related to electrical issues, call the City of Racine Electrical Inspector at
262-636-9163; for plumbing complaints, call the City of Racine Plumbing
Inspector at 262-636-9164. Contact the City of Racine Building Department at 262-636-9464 for complaints regarding exterior complaints.
Call the Public Health Department Environmental Health Division at 262-636-9203. Call the City of Racine Building Department at 262-636-9464 for all other exterior housing complaints.
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