Marathon County residents can exchange their mercury fever thermometers for digital thermometers for free as part of Marathon County’s Mercury Reduction Program.

Mercury thermometers have a silver line down the center. Red or blue lines indicate safe alcohol thermometers.

Digital thermometers are available at the following locations:

  • Marathon County Health Department, 1000 Lake View Drive, Wausau. 715-261-1900
  • Wausau Fire Department, 606 Thomas St., Wausau. 715-261-7900
  • Rothschild Municipal Center, 211 Grand Ave., Rothschild. 715-359-3660
  • Rib Mountain Fire Department, 5901 Hummingbird Road, Rib Mountain. 715-355-6763
  • Schofield Municipal Center, 200 Park St., Schofield. 715-359-5230
  • Kronenwetter Municipal Center, 1582 Kronenwetter Drive, Mosinee. 715-693-4200
  • Mosinee City Hall, 225 Main St., Mosinee. 715-693-2275

Call the exchange center nearest you for hours of operation. Limit of one thermometer per customer. Call the Marathon County Health Department at 715-261-1900 if you have questions.