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".
Shawano and Menominee counties are served by a consolidated department.
Our Program Areas Include:
- General Health Information
- Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
- Chronic Disease Prevention
- Communicable Disease Prevention
- Emergency Preparedness
- Environmental Health
- Maternal and Child Health
- Oral Health
- Shawano County WIC (Contact Menominee Tribal Clinic for Menominee County WIC)
Important Current Information:
A SINGLE CASE in the following setting initiates a facility-wide public health investigation:
- Long-term care facilities include skilled nursing facilities (nursing homes) and assisted living facilities (community-based residential facilities and residential care apartment complexes).
- Group housing facilities include correctional facilities, homeless shelters, dormitories, and group homes.
- Health care facilities include hospitals, clinics, dialysis centers, hospice, and in-home care.
- Workplace (non-health care) settings include manufacturing and production facilities, distribution facilities, offices, and other indoor workplaces.
- Other settings include adult or child daycare centers, restaurants, event spaces, and religious settings
It is now more important than ever to STAY HOME as much as possible. Please do your part to support the community and the health care system. Thank you to all those that are taking this seriously, complying with recommendations and orders, and staying home.
COVID-19 Hotline: 877-947-2211
Text COVID19 to 211-211, Visit 211Wisconsin.org.
Call volumes are high, please be patient and try to use the text or online options first.
If you are experiencing signs and symptoms of COVID-19, please call your health care provider.
The COVID-19 pandemic, and the resulting changes to our lifestyles, can make anyone anxious or even depressed. Do not hesitate to ask for help if you're feeling overwhelmed. Call 800-985-5990 to speak to a trained crisis counselor or text TalkWithUS to 66747.
Local Shawano-Menominee Counties Press Releases:
06/04/20 - COVID-19 - WHAT MIGHT THE NEW NORMAL LOOK LIKE?
05/20/20 - COVID-19 - ADDITIONAL GUIDANCE TO FOLLOW
ADDITIONAL GUIDANCE FOR BUSINESSES AND RECOMMENDATIONS SPECIFIC TO INDUSTRIES
05/14/20 - COVID-19 - FOLLOWING SUPREME COURT DECISION
05/12/20 - COVID-19 UPDATES: NEW DATA POINTS
05/08/20 - COVID-19 - QUARANTINE AND ISOLATION UPDATES
04/29/20 - COVID-19 UPDATES: CASES CONNECT TO LOCAL BUSINESS
04/24/20 - COVID-19 UPDATES - WE SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT
04/22/20 - COVID-19 UPDATES - WHY IT'S IMPORTANT TO CONTINUE TO STAY HOME
04/08/20 - COVID-19 UPDATES - SPIRITUAL HEALTH
04/07/20 - COVID-19 UPDATES - CASES AND RESOURCES
04/03/20 - COVID-19 UPDATE CONFIRMED IN SHAWANO COUNTY
03/31/20 - COVID-19 UPDATE CONFIRMED IN MENOMINEE COUNTY
03/27/20 - COVID-19 RESPONSE UPDATES
03/21/20 - COVID-19 PANDEMIC
03/16/20 - COVID-19: DHS ISSUES ORDER PROHIBITING MASS GATHERINGS OF 50 PEOPLE OR MORE
03/13/20 - UPDATED RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING RESPIRATORY ILLNESSES
03/09/20 - PREPARING FOR INFLUENZA AND OTHER RESPIRATORY ILLNESSES, SUCH AS COVID-19
If you are sick and need to be screened for COVID-19, click here: https://www.wihealthconnect.com/
Quarantine and Isolation for COVID-19
Quarantine for Close Contact: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/publications/p02598a.pdf
Quarantine Release for Close Contact: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/publications/p02634.pdf
Quarantine if Someone is Sick in Household: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/publications/p02598.pdf
Quarantine Release if Someone is Sick in Household: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/publications/p02633.pdf
Isolation if You Are Tested for COVID-19 but Awaiting Results: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/publications/p02599.pdf
Isolation if You Are Diagnosed with COVID-19: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/publications/p02627.pdf
Isolation Release if You have been Sick: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/publications/p02632.pdf
Badger Bounce Back Plan & References
Badger Bounce Back Plan
Badger Bounce Back Plan 2
Reopen Guidance for Businesses from WEDC
Business Tool Kit - Preparing for Reopening Safety, Responsibility, and Confidentially
How to Protect Yourself
Returning to Work - 8 Steps to Keep Employees Safe
For up-to-date information on the COVID-19 situation visit:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Wisconsin Department of Health Services
World Health Organization (WHO)
Wisconsin Department of Health Services Guidance:
Wisconsin Governor's Press Releases
Memos Issued by DHS
|Contact:||Vicki Dantoin - Health Officer
Click here to email
|Mailing Address:||311 N Main St
Shawano WI 54166
|Physical Address:||311 N Main St
Shawano WI 54166
|Hours:||M-F 8:00 - 4:30
Shawano and Menominee County
Emergency after hours number:
Shawano County Sheriff's Dept - (715)526-3111