The Ho-Chunk Department of Health provides public health care services throughout different divisions in order to improve the health and well being of its tribal members.
- Preventative Care
- Well Child Exams
- Sports Physicals
- Diabetic Care
- CDL Physicals
- Food Distribution
- Nutrition Education
- Teeth Cleaning
- Individual Therapy
- Marriage Counselling
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. when men and women are combined, but it doesn't have to be. When adults get screened for colorectal cancer, it can be detected early when treatment is most likely to be successful, and in many cases, it can be prevented altogether. About 1 in 3 adults ages 50 and older – about 38 million people – are not getting tested as recommended. Compounding the problem is that there is an alarming new trend in which colorectal cancer is rising in adults under 55.
Chronic Disease Prevention Program
The Chronic Disease Prevention Program provides a coordinated approach to identifying health risk behaviors, environments, and systems associated with diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and obesity.
Opioids are powerful natural and man-made drugs like heroin, oxycodone, hydrocodone, morphine, codeine, and fentanyl. Many are used as pain relievers, but they can be addictive.
Cervical Cancer Awareness and PreventionWritten by IHS
Cervical cancer is preventable through regular screening and treating any abnormalities early-on before they progress to cancer. Screening with a Papanicolaou (Pap) test every three years is recommended for all women ages 21 to 65 years and screening with a Pap and HPV test is recommended every five years for women ages 30 to 65 yearsMORE