• No AIDS cases.
  • Five HIV cases, down from eight cases in 2008.
  • No La Crosse encephalitis cases.
  • 150 Lyme disease cases, up from 97 in 2008 — and the actual number likely was higher, said Doug Mormann, La Crosse County Health Department director. “A lot of people get Lyme and it is not always reported.”
  • 13 cases of lead poisoning, down from 19 cases in 2008.
  • Five chicken pox cases, up from zero in 2008.
  • More than 700 communicable diseases received follow-up work.
  • 8,000 visits by home health care nurses, to more than
  • 75 people.
  • More than 10,000 immunizations.
  • About 20,000 laboratory tests, from water quality to drug tests for the Justice Sanctions program.


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