Community Health Department
Honoring Our Children
The goal of the project is to reduce American Indian infant morbidity and mortality rates, while eliminating perinatal health disparities in Wisconsin. The model of care is through outreach, education, case management, maternal depression screening, referral, inter conceptional care and consortia building.
The Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council and Honoring Our Children provide services to Native Americans in Wisconsin, including Lac du Flambeau. www.glitc.org
Katie Citta, RN, Maternal Child Health Nurse
Contat Hope Williams and Sherry Ashby, RN CDE, Diabetes Program Coordinator. We offer group and 1:1 education sessions for persons who have been diagnosed with diabetes, or are at an increased risk for developing diabetes, and their families. The Diabetes Management Program has been accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) since 2009. www.Diabeteseducator.org
To schedule an appointment with Sherry or Hope, please call the appointment desk at (715) 588-3371.
Hope Williams, RD, CD, CDE, CLS
Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified Lactation Consultant
Sherry Ashby, RN, CDE, CLS
Vilas County Public Health Department
The mission of the Vilas County Public Health Department is to promote health, protect the environment, and prevent disease and injury.
This Mission Is Accomplished By:
- Identifying health risks in the community;
- Detecting, investigating, and preventing the spread of disease;
- Maintaining a safe and healthful environment; Promoting healthy lifestyles;
- Keeping the public informed about health issues in our community
Our website is a tool for the public to use to find information about health issues and resources available in Vilas County. Public health refers to the well-being of the whole community.
Northwoods Breastfeeding Coalition
Improving the health of our communities by protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding in Oneida, Forest, Vilas and Price Counties.
As breastfeeding advocates we represent childbearing women and their families. We believe that breastfeeding is natural and provides the normal nourishment for infants, benefiting both mother and child. We come together in this coalition to provide a strong unified voice in the protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding in Oneida, Vilas, Forest and Price Counties.
Environmental Health Services/Sanitarian
We are responsible for developing, executing and administering a comprehensive environmental health program designed to improve the health status of the Lac du Flambeau Tribal community.
Environmental Service Areas:
Codes & Ordinances