Injury Prevention & Occupational Health
Car Seat Program
The Pierce County Public Health Department Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST) offers free inspections of car seats and booster seats as they are currently installed in your vehicle. The CPST will assist parents with proper installation of the seat as well as educating parents on safely securing the child in the seat.
Permanent Car Seat Fitting Station
Call to make an appointment: 715-273-6755
Wisconsin Child Passenger Safety Law
Adults and children that are old enough to use seat belts should properly position their head restraint, if possible. The top of a properly adjusted head restraint should be at or above the midpoint of the back of the occupant’s head.
Child Passenger Safety Tips
Wisconsin Car Seat Law
Poison Control Hotline: 1-800-222-1222
- Pharmacists and Nurses trained in toxicology to answer your questions.
- 24-hour poison information resource for health care professionals and the public.
- Free phone call.
- Free service.
For additional tips and information: Wisconsin Poison Center
Sharps Disposal Program
Sharps containers are used to collect used syringes, lancets, and other sharp objects that may contain biohazard waste. Sharps containers are available to the public at no charge at the following locations:
Pierce County Health Department
412 W Kinne St.
Ellsworth WI 54011
River Falls Area Hospital
1629 E Division St River Falls, WI 54022
SHARPS Program Brochure
Sun and Water Safety