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SHAWANO-MENOMINEE COUNTIES HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Shawano-Menominee Health Department Achieves National Public Health Accreditation!

Find the SMCHD on PHAB's Accreditation Map!



What do we do in Public Health?

Public health protects and improves the health of families and communities through promotion of healthy lifestyles, research for disease and injury prevention and detection, and control of infectious diseases of an entire popoulation.

Public health professionals try to prevent problems from happening or recurring through implementing educational programs, recommending policies, administering services and conducting research. Public health also works to equalize the quality of health and health care for everyone in the community.

Our vision is "Healthy People in Healthy Shawano and Menominee Counties".

Our mission is to "Assure the health of Shawano and Menominee Counties by promoting healthy lifestyles, preventing illness and disability, and protecting communities".

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Would you like to read the 2014 Community Health Assessment? Check it out here!
West Nile Confirmed in Shawano County

The Shawano-Menominee Counties Health Department reports a dead crow found in Shawano County on July 26, 2017 has tested positive for West Nile virus.

West Nile virus is spread to humans through the bite of an infected mosquito. Mosquitoes acquire the virus by feeding on infected birds.

“The West Nile virus seems to be here to stay, so the best way to avoid the disease is to reduce exposure to and eliminate breeding grounds for mosquitoes,” Judith Sengstock, Health Officer/Director said.

To view the full press release, follow the link here.

Interim Health Officer/Director Public Health Judith Sengstock, BSN, RN
Phone: (715) 526-4808
Fax: (715) 524-5792
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311 N Main St
Shawano, WI 54166
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Office Hours: Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Shawano and Menominee County
Emergency after hours number:
Shawano County Sheriff's Dept - (715)526-3111

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Committees:
Board of Health - Veterans Service Committee
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