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County of La Crosse Buildings and Grounds Tobacco and Nicotine-Free

Oct 18, 2019

Toward a Healthier You: On October 17, 2019, the La Crosse County Board of Supervisors updated the county ordinance to include no tobacco use on county property outside of buildings.

Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Oct 15, 2019

Medications should never be flushed or poured down the drain. Instead, drive-through and turn in your unused or expired prescription and over-the-counter medication for safe disposal. Saturday, October 26, 2019 | 9 AM –12 PM La Crosse County Health & Human Services 300 4th Street North

Employment Opportunities

Sep 19, 2019

La Crosse County has many great employment opportunities! To view job descriptions and sign up for email notifications of future opportunities using the “Job Interest Card”, Click on Job Opportunities, then Menu. For assistance or questions, please contact Human Resources at (608)785-9640 or

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Map Request Form - Land Information Department (Please complete all pertinent information to insure prompt and efficient action by the Land Information Department!)

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WIC provides healthy food, nutrition education, and breastfeeding guidance to more than 8 million moms and children. If you’re pregnant, a caregiver, or a mom with children under 5, you can get the right personalized support for you and your family.

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Need help paying for health? The Wisconsin Well Woman Program pays for: Mammograms, Pap Smears

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Water sampling steps from the Health Department

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Inactivity increases with age. By age 75, about one in three men and half of all women engage in no physical activity. It is well known that older adults benefit greatly from regular physical activity! Now seniors have more opportunities to be active with the Strong Seniors program!

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La Crosse Countyencourages redevelopment of housing opportunities within our more mature neighborhoods. Below is a brief description of the current program that we offer, along with links to program materials.

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Zoning Department Mission: To assist and advise individuals, businesses, professionals and governmental communities by uniformly administering the zoning, floodplain, shoreland farmland preservation, telecom, outdoor advertising, non metallic mining ordinances, and the La Crosse County Comprehensive plan.

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Our promise is that we will make every effort to assist you in starting, relocating, or expanding your business in this area. Whether you need assistance with finding the site that will help your business thrive, finding the financing to get your business off the ground or take the next step of expansion, or finding the data that will help you make solid business decisions, we are here to help.

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Welcome to the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of La Crosse County. We provide information and connections to support and services for seniors and adults with disabilities in La Crosse County. Upon your review of our website, please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.

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Because the City & County are both consumers of our resources and stewards of our environment, we must incorporate the principles of sustainability. “Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs.” -- U.N. Brundtland Report, 1987

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A foster home cares for a child or children, temporarily, who need a safe, stable and nurturing place to live when the parents/guardians are unable to meet the needs of the child/ren. The length of the child's stay in foster care is dependent upon the progress made by parents to address the problems that lead to placement. Foster parents become licensed after a thorough home study is completed. Home studies include criminal and other background checks, verification of good health, references, interviews with a social worker, and inspection of the physical layout of the home.

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In an effort to fulfill the missions of La Crosse County Government, and the Personnel Department, we place a great deal of importance on attention to detail in employment applications. To be a successful applicant, you are strongly encouraged to carefully review our Application Introduction and Instructions.

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We issue vital records for events occurring in Wisconsin. We have information on how to obtain a vital record for events occurring outside of Wisconsin. Our vital records date back to 1851, real estate records date back to 1851 as well. We give informational tours of our office to area schools, Western Technical College, UW La Crosse and the Genealogical Society. We offer customers who own real estate in La Crosse County Property Fraud Alert as a deterrent to fraud in this county. We strive to keep your records safe and archived.

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Answering those emergency calls is only one of the vital services we provide and accounts for less than 10% of our incoming phone call totals. Our center also answers non-emergency calls as well as providing dispatch and other support services for pre-hospital medical, fire and law enforcement agencies in La Crosse County. Our team of professional telecommunicators is ready 24 hours a day, seven days a week to assist the citizens and visitors of La Crosse County when there is a need for public safety services.

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The 7 C's Health Initiative is a Multi-Jurisdiction Coalition (MJC) that includes seven counties in Western Wisconsin: Buffalo, Trempealeau, Jackson, Monroe, La Crosse, Vernon and Crawford. With the help of our coalition partners and members, we are encouraging people in our communities to live tobacco-free. We support reaching toward a healthier Wisconsin, one that embraces tobacco-free communities! Partners, members, youth, health officials, community members, volunteers, and many more from all walks of life have come together to work on improving the health of Western Wisconsin.

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