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Public Health

Health & Human Services

Adams County Public Health
Public Health, Prevent, Promote, Protect

Leah Eckstein, Public Health Officer
108 E North Street
Friendship, WI 53934

Phone (608)339-4376
FAX (608)339-4560
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Mission Statement
The Adams County Public Health Unit is responsible for the promotion of wellness, prevention of disease, and provision of a healthful environment.

Public Health serves as an initiator, advocate, and provider of preventative services to identify and minimize health risks.

Public Health collaborates with other professionals and consumers in the development of a systemic community-wide network of services.

Public Health Staff
Leah Eckstein, R.N., MSN
Public Health Officer

Lorie Tomsyck, R.N.
Registered Nurse

Karla Melke R.N., BSN
Public Health Nurse

Carrie Easterly R.N., BSN
Public Health Nurse Supervisor

Suzanne Schreiner, BS, CHES
Community Health Specialist

Kathy Nelson
Public Health Support Specialist

Cheryl Levendoski
WIC Director

Adams County Community Health Needs Assessment
Adams County Final Community Health Needs Assessment
County Needs Assessment - June 2013
County Needs Assessment Appendix
2017 Adams County Community Health Improvement Plan

Family Emergency Preparedness
Get Ready
Public Health Emergencies Preparedness Guide
Ready Wisconsin - Prepare, Plan, Stay Informed
Ready America - Prepare, Plan, Stay Informed
Red Cross - Preparing for a Disaster
Family Planning

Health First Network
719 North Third Avenue
Wausau, WI 54401
Toll free 800.246.5743 

 500 Main Street
Friendship, WI 53934
 522 State Rd 82 E Suite F
 Mauston, WI 53948
 200 Division St Suite K
 Stevens Point, WI 54481
 1425 Wisconsin Dells Parkway
 Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965

Community Wellness Program
Education and Services provided for those with chronic health care needs.