Main Phone: 262-636-9201
After-hours Public Health Emergencies:
730 Washington Avenue
Racine, WI 53403
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8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
Monday - Friday
8:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
1:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.
City of Racine Public Health Department
The City of Racine Public Health Department Laboratory is involved in several public access and education initiatives, primarily associated with coastal recreational areas. Water safety is important for anyone who lives in or visits Racine County and uses one of the beautiful Lake Michigan beaches or inland bodies of water.
Below is a presentation on how to be safe when swimming or playing near water, including information about rip currents, drowning prevention, and features found in and along Lake Michigan.
Water Safety in Racine County
The following video provides information on how to escape dangerous rip currents.
For More Information
Great Lakes Water Safety Consortium (GLWSC)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Water Related Injuries
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