Waukesha County


Unlock the keys to a healthier life with our classes offered through Public Health in Waukesha County! 

Please see our schedule of current events on this page.
We offer educational classes at various locations such as schools, businesses, libraries, and non-profit organizations. 
If you’re interested in scheduling a presentation, please email us


Advance Care Planning, Learn About the Conversation
  • Understand your future options.
  • Think about and discuss your healthcare goals.
  • Work on an advance care plan to share with family and doctors.
Better Brain Health
  • Dementia isn’t a normal part of aging.
  • Learn how to keep your brain healthy and lower your risk.
Better Sleep
  • 1 in 3 adults don't get enough sleep.
  • Learn what stops you from sleeping well and how to fix it.
Coping with Stress Through Journaling
  • Learn about stress and its effects on your health.
  • Try journaling to help manage stress.
Healthy Bones, Healthy You (Bone Health)
  • Discover why good bone health is important.
  • Learn about osteoporosis and how to reduce your risk.
Heart Disease & Stroke
  • Learn about the risks of heart disease and stroke.
  • Make small lifestyle changes to protect your heart.
Mental Health: What if We Talked About It?
  • Talk about mental health to remove stigma.
  • Learn why mental health is key to overall wellness.
  • Understand what healthy eating means.
  • Learn about portion control, reading labels, and balanced diets.
Opioid Misuse Prevention: What is in Your Medicine Cabinet?
  • Learn how opioids affect the body.
  • Discover ways to prevent misuse and stay safe.
Preventing Diabetes
  • Learn about prediabetes and its risks.
  • Take steps to prevent type 2 diabetes.
Self-Care: Awareness, Acknowledgement, Action
(Grapevine & Beyond the Roll Series Options)
  • Discover the importance of self-care for good health.
  • Learn practical tips for physical, mental, and spiritual health.
Laughter and Health Topics
  • Learn how laughter can reduce stress and improve health.
  • Discover fun ways to add more laughter to your life.
Laughter Yoga
  • Learn about the benefits of laughter yoga.
  • Try laughing exercises to boost your health and have fun.
Breast Health
  • Learn about factors linked to breast cancer.
  • Find out how to reduce your risk.
  • Get screening recommendations and tips for advocating for your care.
Gynecological Cancers
  • Learn about the five main types of gynecologic cancers.
  • Discover risk factors and warning signs.
  • Understand how to protect yourself and others.
Suicide Prevention: QPR Training
  • QPR stands for Question, Persuade, Refer.
  • Learn how to help someone in crisis and potentially save a life.
  • Understand the signs of a crisis and how to respond.
Zombie Preparedness
  •  Are you Ready for a Zombie Apocalypse?
  • Learn the skills you need to survive any disaster (Including a Zombie Pandemic)


    Start your journey to being healthy today – join us and take control of your health!

    We're excited to be special guests on the Taco 'Bout Wellness Podcast, discussing Healthy Brain Initiatives and promoting brain health equity. Click here to view our Healthy Brain Initiatives Page. 





    Brain Health- Elm Grove Public Library

    Elm Grove Library- 13600 Juneau Boulevard, El Grove, WI 53122
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    Brain Health- Muskego Public Library

    Muskego Library- S73W16663 Janesville Road, Muskego, WI 53150
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    Laughter and Health- New Berlin Public Library

    New Berlin Library- 15105 Library Ln, New Berlin, WI 53151
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    Laughter and Health- Oconomowoc Public Library

    Oconomowoc Library- 200 W South St, Oconomowoc, WI 53066
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    Laughter and Health- Oconomowoc Public Library

    Oconomowoc Library- 200 W South St, Oconomowoc, WI 53066
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    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: [email protected]

    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 2024:

    • New Year’s Eve (Dec 31ST - Sunday)

    • New Year’s Day (Jan 1st - Monday)

    • (2023 - 2024) will be observed Monday, January 1, 2024, and Tuesday, January 2, 2024.  (New Year’s Eve falls on a Sunday)

    • Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Day will be observed Monday, January 15, 2024. 

    • Memorial Day will be observed Monday, May 27, 2024.

    • Independence Day will be observed Thursday, July 4, 2024.

    • Labor Day will be observed Monday, September 2, 2024.

    • Thanksgiving Day and the day after Thanksgiving will be observed Thursday, November 28, 2024, and Friday, November 29, 2024. 

    • Christmas Eve (Dec 24th) and Christmas Day (Dec 25th) will be observed Tuesday, December 24, 2024, and Wednesday, December 25, 2024.

    • New Year’s Eve (Dec 31ST) and New Year’s Day (Jan 1st) (2024 – 2025) will be observed Tuesday, December 31, 2024, and Wednesday, January 1, 2025.

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