About Us

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

  • Administration
  • Environmental Health
  • General Public Health
  • Public Health Nursing
  • Public Health Preparedness
  • Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

Mission Statement

The mission of the Winnebago County Health Department is to protect  and promote the health of the residents of Winnebago County.

Vision

The Winnebago County Health Department strives to promote health and to prevent disease and injury in our service area. Our practice is based on the three core functions of Public Health:

  • Assessment of the Community
  • Policy Development
  • Assurance of Available Accessible Services