Florence County Health Department

Connecting You to a Better Life!
Healthy People, Vibrant Communities
P.O. Box 410; Florence, WI 54121 501 Lake Ave; Florence, WI 54121 715-528-4837 info@florencewipublichealth.com Website by North Country Website Design

Latest News, Announcements and Events

Hours of Operation

8:30 am - 12:00pm & 12:30pm - 4:00pm Monday - Friday Florence County Courthouse will be closed the following holidays: New Years Day, Presidents' Day, Friday before Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve If any of the above mentioned holidays falls on Saturday, it shall be observed the preceding Friday and if a holiday falls on Sunday, it shall be observed on the following Monday. To report a public health emergency or communicable disease after hours, contact dispatch at 715-528-3346. FCHD vaccinated 71 individuals on 1-21-2021 and 48 individuals the previous week with the Pfizer COVID vaccine.  The second dose is scheduled three weeks from the first dose. Pfizer is approximately 95% effective after the second dose.  Individuals receiving the first dose must be able to confirm the ability to return to receive the second dose. If you are over 65 years of age, a Florence County resident and interested in getting scheduled for an upcoming clinic, please call Rachael at 414-253-2898.  You may also call your healthcare provider to receive the vaccine or check availability.

Click here for list of events.

We are skilled and dedicated public health professionals with a long-term commitment to our community. We collaborate with our partners to provide excellent programs and services that address the health priorities of our population. We are compassionate and grounded in an ethic of caring. Our vision is for Florence County to have healthy people and a vibrant community.

Our Services

Some of the most popular services that we offer:
Children & Family Health   We want to help prevent infant and childhood mortality and morbidity. Some of our programs include WIC, Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, Safe Kids USA, Safe to Sleep, and Stop Bullying. For More information, see Children & Family Health Services page.
Fitness & Wellness Programs    Wellbeing classes and social motivation so you reach your health goals. For all ages and fitness levels. Strong Bodies Class, Yoga classes, and other health and fitness classes will be offered! For more information, see the Fitness & Wellness Programs page.
Reproductive Health   Come visit our Health Family Planning Clinic Fridays from 12:00pm-4:00pm. Get more about Intimate Partner Violence, Trauma, Suicide Prevention, and Family Planning. For more information see the Immunizations Page. Immunizations   Immunizations for children are free if the child is a Medicaid participant, does not have insurance or if the family’s private insurance doesn’t cover vaccines. Vaccines for adults are also available. For more information go to the Immunizations Page.
Inspections and Licensing   The Food Safety & Recreational Licensing staff are responsible for managing and enforcing applicable state codes for the inspection and licensure of restaurants, hotels, pools, campgrounds, and more. For more information, see the Inspections and Licensing page.

Community Health Priorities

Emergency Preparedness   Learn How To Prepare For Emergencies. Be Informed. Our programs include Code Red, 3-day Emergency Supply Checklist, Extreme Heat, Fire, Flooding, Thunderstorms, and Tornado. For more information, see the Emergency Preparedness page.
Florence County, Wisconsin
info@florencewipublichealth.com  | 715-528-4837 | 501 Lake Ave, P.O. Box 410, Florence, Wisconsin 54121
Free COVID-19 Testing. Vaccine Availability for Florence County Tier 1a Personnel Not Affiliated With a Healthcare System

Event Calendar

Florence County Receives WI-CAMS Printer to Assist in Emergency Situations January was Radon Awareness Month
COVID-19 Information COVID-19 Information News & Announcements News & Announcements
Free COVID-19 Testing. Vaccine Availability for Florence County Tier 1a Personnel Not Affiliated With a Healthcare System
Florence County Receives WI-CAMS Printer to Assist in Emergency Situations January was Radon Awareness Month
Reproductive Health   Come visit our Health Family Planning Clinic Fridays from 12:00pm-4:00pm. Get more about Intimate Partner Violence, Trauma, Suicide Prevention, and Family Planning. For more information see the Immunizations Page.

Florence County

Health Department

info@florencewipublichealth.com  | 715-528-4837 | 501 Lake Ave, P.O. Box 410, Florence, WI 54121
Connecting You to a Better Life!
Healthy People, Vibrant Communities
501 Lake Ave Florence, WI 54121 715-528-4837 info@florencewipublichealth.com Website by North Country Website Design

Latest News, Announcements

and Events

Hours of Operation

8:30 am - 12:00pm & 12:30pm - 4:00pm Monday - Friday Florence County Courthouse will be closed the following holidays: New Years Day, Presidents' Day, Friday before Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve If any of the above mentioned holidays falls on Saturday, it shall be observed the preceding Friday and if a holiday falls on Sunday, it shall be observed on the following Monday. To report a public health emergency or communicable disease after hours, contact dispatch at 715-528-3346. FCHD vaccinated 71 individuals on 1-21-2021 and 48 individuals the previous week with the Pfizer COVID vaccine.  The second dose is scheduled three weeks from the first dose. Pfizer is approximately 95% effective after the second dose.  Individuals receiving the first dose must be able to confirm the ability to return to receive the second dose. If you are over 65 years of age, a Florence County resident and interested in getting scheduled for an upcoming clinic, please call Rachael at 414-253-2898.  You may also call your healthcare provider to receive the vaccine or check availability.

Click here for list of events.

We are skilled and dedicated public health professionals with a long-term commitment to our community. We collaborate with our partners to provide excellent programs and services that address the health priorities of our population. We are compassionate and grounded in an ethic of caring. Our vision is for Florence County to have healthy people and a vibrant community.

Our Services

Some of the most popular services that we offer:

Community Health Priorities

Florence County, Wisconsin
Children & Family Health   We want to help prevent infant and childhood mortality and morbidity. Some of our programs include WIC, Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, Safe Kids USA, Safe to Sleep, and Stop Bullying. For More information, see Children & Family Health Services page.
Fitness & Wellness Programs    Wellbeing classes and social motivation so you reach your health goals. For all ages and fitness levels. Strong Bodies Class, Yoga classes, and other health and fitness classes will be offered! For more information, see the Fitness & Wellness Programs page.
Immunizations   Immunizations for children are free if the child is a Medicaid participant, does not have insurance or if the family’s private insurance doesn’t cover vaccines. Vaccines for adults are also available. For more information go to the Immunizations Page.
Inspections and Licensing   The Food Safety & Recreational Licensing staff are responsible for managing and enforcing applicable state codes for the inspection and licensure of restaurants, hotels, pools, campgrounds, and more. For more information, see the Inspections and Licensing page.
Emergency Preparedness   Learn How To Prepare For Emergencies. Be Informed. Our programs include Code Red, 3-day Emergency Supply Checklist, Extreme Heat, Fire, Flooding, Thunderstorms, and Tornado. For more information, see the Emergency Preparedness page.

Event Calendar

COVID-19 Information COVID-19 Information News & Announcements News & Announcements