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Wisconsin Department of Health Services


Division of Public Health


The Division of Public Health (DPH) is responsible for providing public health services to the people of Wisconsin.  The Division includes programs that address environmental and occupational health, family and community health, emergency medical services and injury prevention, chronic disease prevention and health promotion, and communicable diseases.  It is also responsible for issuing birth, death, marriage and divorce certificates as well as collecting statistics related to the health of Wisconsin's population.

Organization Chart - (PDF, 27 KB)
Programs or Services
The Work of Public Health 
Bimonthly webcast meetings with Local Health Officers and Tribal Health Officials

Karen McKeown, State Health Officer and Administrator
Telephone: (608) 267-7828

Vacant, Deputy Administrator

Wisconsin Division of Public Health
PO Box 2659
Madison, WI 53701-2659

(608) 266-1251 (Main telephone line)
(608) 267-2832 FAX
TTY:  888-701-1253

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Last Revised:  February 06, 2014