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Waukesha County Health Report Card
The Waukesha County Health Report Card is an assessment of the county's overall health status. The Report Card is issued by the Waukesha County Health Council, and previous versions of the report card in addition to the ones listed below were released in 1997 and 1998. The fifth edition updates information on key community health status indicators for Waukesha County.
2009 Health Report Card
2005 Health Report Card
2002 Health Report Card
Waukesha County Community Health Survey
In 2012, the Waukesha County Community Health Survey was commissioned by Aurora Health Care, ProHealth Care, Froedtert Health, Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin in partnership with the Waukesha County Public Health Division and the Center for Urban Population Health. The purpose of this effort was to gather information on the health practices and health-related behavioral risks of residents. This research provides valuable behavioral data, lifestyle habits, and the prevalence of risk factors and disease conditions of Waukesha County residents.
2012 Waukesha County Community Health Survey Summary
2012 Waukesha County Community Health Survey Report
2012 Waukesha County Secondary Data Report
2009 Waukesha County Community Health Survey Summary
2009 Waukesha County Community Health Survey Report
2006 Waukesha County Community Health Survey Report
2003 Waukesha County Community Health Survey Report
County Health Rankings
The County Health Rankings are compiled by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. Each state is provided a standardized report that ranks each of it's counties on health outcomes and health factors. Each county can drill down to see specific data and state benchmarks. To see Waukesha County data please visit http://www.countyhealthrankings.org/wisconsin/waukesha or for the full State of Wisconsin report, please click below.
2012 County Health Rankings
2011 County Health Rankings
2010 County Health Rankings
Communicable Disease Statistics
The Waukesha County Public Health Division uses a State of Wisconsin web-based system called WEDSS (Wisconsin Electronic Disease Surveillance System) to report communicable diseases. This is a real-time program which allows both Waukesha County Public Health and the State of Wisconsin to see communicable disease trends and report diseases directly to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Communicable disease 5-year trends for select diseases (2008-2012)
2012 Communicable Disease Statistics
2011 Communicable Disease Statistics
2010 Communicable Disease Statistics
Public Health profiles
Public Health Profiles are yearly reports put out by the State of Wisconsin and include selected data on population characteristics, natality, mortality, morbidity, local health departments, long-term care and hospitalizations. The data were selected to profile important aspects of public health for the state as a whole, each of the 72 counties, the five Division of Public Health regions, and the seven perinatal regions. Local public health professionals and others seeking general information about the health of Wisconsin’s population use these data. Below are the most recent reports for Waukesha County, to access profiles from previous years for Waukesha County, other areas of the State and for more information, please visit: http://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/localdata/pubhlthprofiles.htm
2010 Waukesha County Public Health Profile
2009 Waukesha County Public Health Profile
2008 Waukesha County Public Health Profile
2007 Waukesha County Public Health Profile
2006 Waukesha County Public Health Profile
Other health Statistics
From time to time, the Public Health Division receives requests for health information and statistics pertaining to communities in Waukesha County. However community-level data is not as easily obtained as county-level data. For this reason, the Public Health Division has created the following documents and links to websites for data pertaining to Waukesha County and the State of Wisconsin.
Waukesha County Health Data from the State of Wisconsin
Wisconsin Interactive Statistics on Health - WISH
State Health Statistics
Several other websites exist containing public health information. Below is a list of a few additional websites containing other pertinent information.
Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services
State of Wisconsin Statutes
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
National Center for Health Statistics
CDC Bioterrorism Resources
If further information is desired, please contact the Public Health Division at 262-896-8430, or toll-free at 1-800-540-3620. TTY/TDD 262-896-8234.
If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please contact a medical professional or call 911.