Florence County Health Department

Florence County, Wisconsin
info@florencewipublichealth.com | 715-528-4837 | 501 Lake Ave, P.O. Box 410, Florence, Wisconsin 54121
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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
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Board of Health

According to the Public Health Law Center (2021) Public Health has been defined as “organized community efforts aimed at the prevention of disease and the promotion of health.” The governing body for the Florence County Health Department is the local board of health. Local boards of health act as the administrative body whose members are appointed or elected to lead, guide, and oversee the delivery of services and activities provided by public health in the community. The following, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2021) are: 1. Review public health regulations. 2. Recommend public health policies; 3. Recommend community public health priorities; 4. Recommend health department priorities; 5. Propose public health regulations; 6. Collaborate with health departments for strategic plans; 7. Collaborate with health departments to establish priorities; 8. Ensure that a community health assessment is completed; 9. Revise public health regulations; and 10. Establish community public health priorities. Meet our current Board of Health Members for Florence County: Back row (Left to Right): Sherry Johnson – Charles Kellstrom – Chad Hedmark Front row (Left to Right): Yvonne VanPembrook – Susan Theer – Carolyn Lemanski Contact Information for the Board of Health: 501 Lake Avenue, P.O. Box 410, Florence, WI 54121.

Florence County

Health Department

info@florencewipublichealth.com | 715-528-4837 | 501 Lake Ave, P.O. Box 410, Florence, WI 54121
Healthy People, Vibrant Communities
501 Lake Ave Florence, WI 54121 715-528-4837 info@florencewipublichealth.com Website by North Country Website Design
Home > About > Board of Health

Board of Health

According to the Public Health Law Center (2021) Public Health has been defined as “organized community efforts aimed at the prevention of disease and the promotion of health.” The governing body for the Florence County Health Department is the local board of health. Local boards of health act as the administrative body whose members are appointed or elected to lead, guide, and oversee the delivery of services and activities provided by public health in the community. The following, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2021) are: 1. Review public health regulations. 2. Recommend public health policies; 3. Recommend community public health priorities; 4. Recommend health department priorities; 5. Propose public health regulations; 6. Collaborate with health departments for strategic plans; 7. Collaborate with health departments to establish priorities; 8. Ensure that a community health assessment is completed; 9. Revise public health regulations; and 10. Establish community public health priorities. Meet our current Board of Health Members for Florence County: Back row (Left to Right): Sherry Johnson – Charles Kellstrom – Chad Hedmark Front row (Left to Right): Yvonne VanPembrook – Susan Theer – Carolyn Lemanski Contact Information for the Board of Health: 501 Lake Avenue, P.O. Box 410, Florence, WI 54121.
Florence County, Wisconsin