Waukesha County

 

ATTENTION: To better meet customer demand, walk-in services hours on Tuesdays will be 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM starting March 1, 2018. For more information, click HERE (en español).

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 Nurse Call Center is available by phone:
Mon., Wed., Thurs., & Fri. (8 AM – 4:30 PM)
Extended hours on Tuesdays (10:30 AM – 6:30 PM)
Walk-in services are available:
Mon., Wed., Thurs., & Fri. (8 AM – 4:15 PM)
Tuesdays (10:30 AM – 6:30 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 2018 holiday observances on the following dates:

  • MEMORIAL DAY will be observed Monday, May 28, 2018
  • INDEPENDENCE DAY will be observed Wednesday, July 4, 2018
  • LABOR DAY will be observed Monday, September 3, 2018
  • THANKSGIVING DAY and THE DAY AFTER THANKSGIVING will be observed Thursday, November 22, 2018, and Friday, November 23, 2018
  • CHRISTMAS EVE and CHRISTMAS DAY will be observed Monday, December 24, 2018, and Tuesday, December 25, 2018
  • NEW YEAR'S EVE and NEW YEAR'S DAY (2018-2019) will be observed Monday, December 31, 2018 and Tuesday, January 1, 2019

 

HEAD LICE


Head lice is a common health concern that school nurses have to deal with on a regular basis and can cause quite a stir amongst the families and school personnel.  We hope the information on this page will assist you with proper surveillance and prevention at your school to avoid disrupting the learning environment.

Resources from Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Sample Head Lice Policy and Procedure for Schools

CDC Head Lice Main Page

Fact Sheet

NASN Lice Lessons

Resources from Waukesha County Public Health

Sample Letter to Parents-Child has Head Lice (English)

Sample Letter to Parents-Child has Head Lice (Spanish)

Sample Letter Head Lice in School (English)

Sample Letter Head Lice in School (Spanish)

Head Lice: Steps to take at home (English)

Head Lice: Steps to take at home (Spanish)

Head Lice & Scabies Report Form