2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 255. Chronic disease and injuries.
255.03 Duties of the department.


255.03 Duties of the department. The department shall:


(1) Conduct programs to prevent, delay and detect the onset of chronic diseases, including cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular and pulmonary disease, cerebrovascular disease and genetic disease, and other chronic diseases that the department determines are important to prevent, delay and detect in order to promote, protect and maintain the public's health.


(2) Establish programs of community and professional education relevant to the detection, prevention and control of chronic diseases.


(3) Assist local health departments in performing activities related to chronic disease, including risk assessment, monitoring, surveillance and education.

255.03 - ANNOT.

History: 1993 a. 27.

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