About Us

Winnebago County Public Health is a Level III public health agency, the highest level recognized by state statute. Public Health is comprised of 6 units:

  • Administration
  • Communicable Disease
  • Community Health and Prevention
  • Environmental Health
  • Healthy Lifespan
  • Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

View our Organizational Chart.
View our Board of Health.

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Annual Report


Healthy people building thriving communities. 


Winnebago County Public Health (WCPH) protects and promotes health through services, partnerships, and equitable practices and policies so all can live their best life. 


  1. Accountability
  2. Building and Sustaining a Responsive Public Health Workforce
  3. Collaboration and Partnership
  4. Equity
  5. Ethical Practice of Public Health

Strategic Plan

Our strategic planning process provides the opportunity to explore innovative ways to address emerging public health issues and the actions needed to positively impact the health of our community. Our Strategic Plan shapes who we are as a department, who we serve, what we do, and why we do it. The plan presents clear goals, activities, and measurables to ensure our efforts to serve the community are efficient and effective.