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.