Bayfield County Health Department is responsible for
developing preparedness plans for mass dispensing of medication and
vaccinations, conducts disease surveillance and epidemiological
investigations, and facilitates and partakes in exercises and drills
with other agency partners throughout Ashland and Bayfield Counties.
Our staff have advanced training in many preparedness and response
capabilities. Within the health department we have staff specialists in
environmental health, epidemiology, disease control, nursing, incident
command, and hazardous materials, among other topics. Our department
will lead or support responses to emergencies by efficiently mitigating,
preparing for, responding to, and recovering from any natural or
man-made emergencies and disasters in which the public's health is
threatened or impacted.