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What is Public Health to You? (Exit DHS) This 2-minute video was created by Wood County Health Department. (Exit DHS) See real-life daily examples of what public health is and does to protect and promote the health of their community in northcentral Wisconsin.

The Wisconsin Public Health Nurse Orientation Courses are 5 web-delivered modules for orientation of public health nurses which covers the Wisconsin Public Health Nursing Practice Model and statutory requirements for public health nursing services in Wisconsin .  The target audience includes public health nurses, public health nurse managers, nurse educators, nursing students, and other public health staff.  Each course is designed to assist participants in gaining knowledge and skills needed to address new and emerging issues in public health nursing.  For more information, contact:  Regional Public Health Nurse Consultants.  Register for the courses on the TRAIN website (Exit DHS) and search by the title WPHN OrientationBrochure (PDF, 263 KB) (Added October 2009)

Wisconsin local health departments, tribal health departments and the Wisconsin Division of Public Health are becoming aware of and preparing for national accreditation.  See the Public Health Accreditation in Wisconsin for information on what is happening in Wisconsin related to accreditation with links to key partners, sites and resources.

If you have any questions, e-mail Jamie LaBrasca, Northern Regional Office at jamie.labrasca@wisconsin.gov.

Last Revised: February 18, 2014