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 A communicable disease is an illness that can be transmitted from person to person.  Reporting of communicable diseases is required by Wisconsin State Statute 252.05 and Wisconsin Administrative Code DHS 145. Individuals required to report communicable diseases include physicians, nurses, laboratory personnel, school and daycare personnel, and any others with knowledge of disease.


Communicable Disease Follow-Up

  • Waukesha County Public Health Division is the agency designated by state law to receive reports of communicable disease in Waukesha County residents.
  • Upon receipt of a communicable disease report, an investigation may be conducted to determine the source of infection and to prevent further disease spread in the community.
  • Tuberculosis (TB) skin test appointments are available on Tuesdays. Call (262) 896-8430, press "option 5", to schedule an appointment. 

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Communicable Disease Reporting for Health Personnel 

Communicable disease reports can be received electronically through the Wisconsin Electronic Disease Surveillance System (WEDSS), by phone at 262-896-8430, faxed at 262-896-8387, or mailed to 514 Riverview Avenue, Waukesha WI 53188.

Reporting Forms:


Non-Reportable Communicable Disease Information:

Public Health Services


Contact Us


Dept. of Health and Human Services
Address: 514 Riverview Avenue
Waukesha WI, 53188
Phone: (262) 896-8430
Fax: (262) 970-6670
TollFree: 1-800-540-3620
Email: hhs@waukeshacounty.gov


The Public Health Immunization Clinic is open by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, call (262) 896-8430. 

The Nurse Call Center is available by phone:
Monday-Friday. (8 AM – 4:30 PM)

WIC Clinic is open for services by appointment only. For more information call 262-896-8440. Enter thorugh the Public Health main entrance.
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (8:15 AM - 4 PM)
Tuesdays (10:30 AM - 5:30 PM)


If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please contact a medical professional or call 911.

The Public Health Division will be closed to the public for the following observed holidays in 2022:

  • Memorial Day- Monday, May 30, 2022
  • Independence Day- Monday, July 4th 2022
  • Labor Day- Monday September 5th 2022
  • Thanksgiving Day and the Day after Thanksgiving- Thursday, November 24, 2022 and Friday, November 25, 2022
  • Christmas Eve and Christmas Day - Friday, December 23, 2022, and Monday, December 26, 2022
  • New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day (2022-2023) - Friday, December 30, 2022, and Monday, January 2, 2023