Waukesha County

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Well Child Screening:

Well child screenings are preventive health check-up services for children. Public health nurses screen children for health concerns as well as growth and development. Referrals are made to medical providers for follow-up on areas of concern.  Note: Well child screenings meet the physical screening requirements for Head Start. They do NOT meet the requirements for school sports physicals or communicable disease clearance. 

  • Any child residing in Waukesha County is eligible for well child screenings:
    • An appointment is needed for Well Child Screenings.  Please call 262-896-8430 to schedule an appointment.
    • Well Child Screenings are offered for WIC participants during their scheduled WIC appointment.
    • Children on Medical Assistance or Healthy Start are eligible for Well Child screenings based on a standard schedule for age.
  • As a part of their Well Child Screening, children can also receive Fluoride Dental Treatments (en español).
    •  Public Health nurses can apply fluoride varnish treatments to children after the first tooth erupts up to the 6th birthday.
    • Fluoride is a mineral that can strengthen tooth enamel. Fluoride varnish can help prevent tooth decay, slow it down, or stop it from getting worse when combined with brushing, flossing, regular dental care, and eating a healthy diet.
    • We provide a new toothbrush to encourage good oral health care at home.
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

Effective March 13, 2020:

All Public Health Walk-In Services, International Travel Clinics and STD Clinic Services are closed until further notice.

SUSPENDED: Walk-in Clinic Nurse Services are available: 
Mon., Wed., Thurs., & Fri. (8 AM – 4 PM)
Tuesdays (10:30 AM – 6:15 PM)
The Nurse Call Center is available by phone:
Mon., Wed., Thurs., & Fri. (8 AM – 4:30 PM)
Tuesdays (10:30 AM – 6:30 PM)
WIC Benefit Issuance is available:
Mondays (8:15 AM – 4 PM)
Tuesdays (3 – 5:30 PM)
Fridays (8:30 – 11:30 AM)

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 2020:

  • Independence Day - Friday, July 3, 2020
  • Labor Day - Monday, September 7, 2020
  • Thanksgiving Day and the day after Thanksgiving - Thursday, November 26, 2020, and Friday, November 27, 2020
  • Christmas Eve and Christmas Day - Thursday, December 24, 2020, and Friday, December 25, 2020
  • New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day (2020 – 2021) - Thursday, December 31, 2020, and Friday, January 1, 2021