No, the Public Health Department does not employ a doctor. Public Health Nurses are available to provide health information or make referrals to other community agencies. Residents in need of medical attention will be referred to local health care providers
or low-cost medical clinics. Call 262-636-9431 for more information.
No, the Public Health Department does not collect needles or sharps from community residents. See Sharps Disposal for information on approved containers and a list of local registered collection sites.
No, but he Racine Police Department has a medicine collection bin in the lobby of 730 Center St. This collection bin is available for residents to use for the safe disposal of unused or expired medications. See Medicine Collection for more information about safe medication disposal. NEVER flush medication down the toilet - use other options.
Yes, blood pressure checks, health counseling, and health education are available by appointment. Call 262-636-9431 to schedule an appointment.
Yes, the Public Health Department Clinic offers immunizations for children and adults. Childhood immunizations are provided for $20 charge per visit since the Public Health Department participates in the Vaccines for Children Program through the State of Wisconsin. Some adult vaccines are also available for a fee.
Immunization clinics are held on the first and third Tuesday afternoons of each month from 1:30 pm until 4 pm. Appointments are required and can be scheduled by calling 262-636-9431.
The Public Health Department does not offer travel vaccines, but does provide Travel Vaccination Clinic Locations.