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 (8 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:

  • NEW YEAR'S EVE and NEW YEAR'S DAY will be observed Monday, January 1, 2018, and Tuesday, January 2, 2018
  • 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

 

What we do 

The Public Health Division is committed to preventing disease and promoting health for all citizens in Waukesha County.

The division offers a wide range of public health services focused on the control and containment of human public health hazards.

The core functions of public health are to assess and monitor the health status of the entire county, develop public health policy, and assure access to quality health care.

Assessment:

  • Monitoring health status for community health problems
  • Investigating and controlling health problems and environmental hazards

Policy Development:

  • Educating the public
  • Promoting community partnerships
  • Creating policies and plans that support health

Assurance:

  • Linking people with needed health services
  • Promoting a sufficient workforce
  • Evaluating health services
  • Conducting research
  • Promoting access to health care
  • Enforcing laws and regulations that protect health and ensure safety
  • Promoting social and economic conditions that support good health