A Nationally Accredited Health Department Since 2017

The Winnebago County Health Department guides our community toward better health, and we rely on the whole community to achieve better health for all. WCHD works closely with our partners to develop and implement action plans to achieve the best possible health for our community.

Make a difference in Winnebago County by joining a workgroup below.

We welcome the opportunity to collaborate on other initiatives that align with our health prioritiesClick here for information on grant partnerships.


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Trauma Informed Community / Violence Prevention Workgroup

Join this workgroup in their efforts to build a trauma informed community, while working to reduce violence in Winnebago County.

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Maternal, Infant, and Child Health Team

Be part of a collaboration of partners working toward keeping all moms and babies alive in Winnebago County and addressing the health disparities in maternal and infant death rates.

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Mental Health Advisory Committee

This committee worked to establish a funding source for mental health resources in Winnebago County. This committee is now transferred to the Winnebago County Mental Health Board.

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Opioid Response Team

Work with this team works to address the opioid overdoses crisis in Winnebago County.

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Communities of Concern

Assist this workgroup in reducing health disparities through communications and outreach. This workgroups works to connect those in the community most vulnerable for health disparities to WCHD and to the resources, services, and guidance information provided.

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Information and Education Committee

This committee works with WCHD on information and education materials for the Family Planning program.

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This workgroup is a collaborative of agencies provides evidence based home visiting services to families with young children.

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Volunteers help the Winnebago County Health Department to provide services to the whole community. A variety of volunteer opportunities exist. These positions are critical in times of public health emergencies and are also needed for non-emergency efforts as well.