Waukesha County

 

  

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 (8 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 2017 holiday observances on the following dates:

  • MEMORIAL DAY will be observed Monday, May 29, 2017
  • INDEPENDENCE DAY will be observed Tuesday, July 4, 2017
  • LABOR DAY will be observed Monday, September 4, 2017
  • THANKSGIVING DAY and THE DAY AFTER THANKSGIVING will be observed Thursday, November 23, 2017, and Friday, November 24, 2017
  • CHRISTMAS EVE and CHRISTMAS DAY will be observed Monday, December 25, 2017, and Tuesday, December 26, 2017
  • NEW YEARS EVE and NEW YEARS DAY will be observed Monday, January 1, 2018 and Tuesday, January 2, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pregnancy Services


Public health nurses are here to help you with all your medical and educational needs regarding pregnancy, including pregnancy testing, prenatal and postpartum care coordination, and teen pregnancy.

Pregnancy Testing

Find out if you are pregnant through our FREE urine pregnancy test. Pregnancy is detected by measuring the concentration of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) in urine.

Services include:

  • FREE urine pregnancy test
  • Information about family planning and pregnancy prevention
  • Counseling is available
  • Referrals made for services
  • Available as a walk-in service, Monday - Friday (8 AM - 4 PM), Tuesdays (8 AM - 6 PM)
  • WIC clients can get tested at your regularly scheduled appointment
  • Call 262-896-8430 for more information

Prenatal & Postpartum Care Coordination

Prenatal Care Coordination (PNCC) helps women gain access to medical, social, educational, and other services during their pregnancy and 60 days postpartum. Through a series of visits, public health nurses will bring you information about you and your soon-to-be baby.

Our goal is to help pregnant women have healthy babies.

Public health nurses provide services in the home and through telephone consultation.

Services include:

  • Health assessment
  • Education about pregnancy, birth and the newborn
  • Childbirth and breastfeeding classes
  • Referral to community resources, including a physician for prenatal care
  • Assistance with quitting smoking
  • Assistance getting resources to pay for health care
  • Listening and support

Who is eligible?
Pregnant women (including but not limited to):

  • High-risk pregnancies
  • First-time moms
  • Women in need of education and referral services

Where do I get more information?
Call 262-896-8430 (you can also call toll-free at 1-800-540-3620, or TTY/TDD at 262-896-8234).
Physician referrals can be faxed to 262-896-8387.

Teens & Pregnancy

Public health nurses provide prenatal and postpartum care coordination and education for pregnant teens in Waukesha County. Labor and delivery classes are provided to prepare teens for the delivery experience. Services are provided in the home or through the School Age Parent Program (SAPAR) Alternative Education Program. Child Birth Education Classes are also available quarterly. To learn more about the home visiting program or the Child Birth Education Classes please call (262) 896-8430.

Where do I get more information?
Call 262-896-8430 (you can also call toll-free at 1-800-540-3620, or TTY/TDD at 262-896-8234).
Physician referrals can be faxed to 262-896-8387.

If further information is desired, please contact the Public Health Division at 262-896-8430, or toll-free at 1-800-540-3620. TTY/TDD 262-896-8234.

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