Suspect or Confirmed Outbreaks are considered a Category I disease and should be reported to Public Health immediately.
Long-term care facilities (LTCF) are required by State Statute 252 to report single cases of notifiable diseases to their local health department. Category I diseases require immediate notification by telephone; Category II diseases are required to be reported within 72 hours upon recognition of a case or suspected case either by entering the data into the Wisconsin Electronic Disease Surveillance System (WEDSS) or through notification of their local public health agency. A complete list of notifiable diseases and conditions can be found in Wisconsin Administrative Code DHS 145 Appendix A or at http://dhs.wisconsin.gov/communicable/diseasereporting/index.htm
Any case of a lab confirmed pathogen or organism should be reported to Public Health, even if it is only one case.
A LTCF is defined as any Skilled Nursing Facility, Assisted Living Facility, Community-Based Residential Facility or Residential Care Apartment Complex.
Public Health Services
Beginning the week of May 24, 2021, the Public Health Immunization Clinic will reopen by appointment only on Tuesdays and Thursdays. To schedule an appointment, call (262) 896-8430. The WIC Clinic remains open for services by appointment only. All other Public Health clinic services remain closed as we continue our work with COVID vaccinations.
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 2021: