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Shawano-Menominee Counties Health Department


Mission, Vision, & Values

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 population.

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 "The Shawano-Menominee Counties Health Department will be an engaged leader in inclusive communities which support optimal health for all"

Our mission is to "Promote and Protect the Health of Shawano-Menominee Counites residents by providing quality services, fostering partnerships, and advocating for systems change".

     Our values are:

INTEGRITY: We will show integrity by being sincere, factual, and transparent as we interact within our team and community.
RESPONSIVE: We will be a responsive health department by exhibiting accessibility, adaptability, and commitment in providing proactive, high-quality services.
INCLUSIVE: We will be inclusive by engaging and empowering all members of our community in a culturally competent manner.


Agency Staff

Health Officer/Director
Nick Mau

Assistant Health Officer/Director

Public Health Nurse
Tammy Albertson, BSN, RN
Jean Weston, BSN, RN

Office Specialist
Jenny Thomas, BA

WIC Director/Registered Dietitian
Amanda VanderHeiden, RD, CD

WIC Nutrition Educator
Jenna Tienor

WIC Office Specialist
Cindi Shea

Board of Health & Veteran Services
Mike Wizner - Board Chairman/Shawano County Board Supervisor
Ken Capelle - Vice Chairman/Shawano County Board Supervisor
Denise Gilane - Secretary/Menominee County Supervisor
Lynn Hollar, RN - Nurse Representative/Shawano Community Member
Sue Giese - Shawano County Member
Rudolph Reiter - Menominee County Member
Jennifer Winkler, NP - Medical Representative/Shawano County Member

Current Information

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Contact:  Nick Mau - Health Officer/Director
Phone: (715) 526-4808
Fax: (715) 524-5792
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Address:  311 N. Main Street, Room 102
Shawano, WI 54166
Office Hours:  The Shawano and Menominee Counties Emergency after hours contact is the Shawano County Sheriff's Department (715) 526-3111.

Board of Health - Veterans Service Committee