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Hours of Operation

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Florence County Courthouse will be closed the following holidays:

New Years Day
Presidents' Day
Friday before Easter
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Day after Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day
New Year's Eve

If any of the above mentioned holidays falls on Saturday, it shall be observed the preceding Friday and if a holiday falls on Sunday, it shall be observed on the following Monday.

General Information

To Book a COVID Vaccine please use signup genius to pre-register for our upcoming Pfizer clinic on Thursday, May 27, 2021, at the Florence County Health Department.  Please note that you will need to come back for your second dose on Thursday, June 17, 2021.

We will also be hosting three drive-up Janssen COVID Vaccine clinics in the parking lot at Pat's Foods in Florence, WI on Friday, May 21, Friday, May 28 & Saturday, June 5, 2021.  No need to pre-resgister.

Each week the health department will post and open a link on the health department website and Facebook page allowing individuals who are currently eligible for COVID-19 vaccine to schedule their own appointment online. Check the website and Facebook for the weekly openings. As May 12, 2021, The State of Wisconsin has opened up eligiblity to any individual 12 years and older.

For those individuals who do not have computer or smart phone access and are over the age of 65 or have a disability, please call the Aging and Disability Resource Center at 715-528-4890 for assistance in scheduling your appointment. Appointments will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. The number of appointments available is based on the quantity of vaccine supplied from the State. Individuals must be Florence County residents to receive the vaccine at this time. The sign-up may be filled quickly each week.
People are encouraged to stay up to date by visiting Florence County Health Facebook page: @FlorenceCountyHealthDept, on our webpage at www.florencewipublichealth.com , radio, local newspapers or by visiting the DHS Website.

If you are intersted in receiving the vaccine please contact Sara at the Florence County Health Department 715-528-4837

Updated Mask Guidance for Fully Vaccinated Individuals

On Thursday May 13, the CDC released updated guidance that fully vaccinated people can resume activities they did before the pandemic, including participating in indoor and outdoor activities, large or small, without wearing a mask or physically distancing. Fully vaccinated people can also refrain from testing following a known exposure unless they are residents or employees of a correctional or detention facility or a homeless shelter.
A person is considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if it has been two or more weeks since they got the second dose in a two-dose series (such as Pfizer or Moderna), or one dose of a single-dose vaccine (such as Johnson & Johnson).

Important Exceptions to Updated Mask Guidance:
Health care settings
K-12 Schools
Places where masks are required by local, tribal, or territorial laws, rules, and regulations, including: local businesses and workplaces
Residents and employees of correctional and detention facilities and homeless shelters
Travelers on all planes, buses, trains, and other forms of public transportation traveling into, within, or out of the United States and in U.S. transportation hubs such as airports and stations
Mask wearing, regardless of vaccination status, continues to be an important COVID-19 mitigation strategy in schools, correctional facilities, homeless shelters, and other settings where additional regulations exist.

Virtual Career Day Interviews
Ecology-Ashley Reitter
Emergency Prepardness Coordinator and Community Health Specialist-Amber Kolberg
Interior Design-Francie Rochon
Marine Corps-Sgt Truttmann
Denistry-Chris Selden
Nursing-Abbie Waliczek
Physical Therapy Aid-Amy Giesen
Lawyer-Greg Seibold
Forestry-Pat Smith
Police Work-Sheriff Dan Miller
Teaching-Pam Smith
Social Worker-Mallori Kendall

Guidance for Establishments

TRH Best Practices Checklist
Hotel-Motel Best Practices
Bed and Breakfast Best Practices Checklist
UW EOH Foodservice Operations Checklist
UW EOH Building Reopening Checklist

Press Releases regarding COVID-19

02/05/2021 Vaccine Distribution
01/12/2021 New Florence County Health Department Website
01/05/2021 COVID Tier 1A

Mission Statement:

Protecting & promoting the health and safety of the people of Florence County in cooperation with our community partners.

How can I help protect myself?
 There are simple everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respitory viruses.  These include:
  • Avoid close contact with people that are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.  If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Stay home when you are sick
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and services
For questions about students who plan to travel, or have recently traveled, to areas with community spread of COVID-19, refer to CDC’s FAQ for travelers. Schools can also consult with state and local health officials. Schools may need to postpone or cancel trips that could expose students and staff to potential community spread of COVID-19. Students returning from travel to areas with community spread of COVID-19 must follow guidance they have received from health officials. COVID-19 information for travel is updated regularly on the CDC website.   Here is the Updated Travel Guidance for Self-Quarantine.


Contact:  Annette Seibold - RN, MS, Health Officer
Phone: 715-528-4837
Fax: 715-528-5269
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Mailing Address:  PO Box 410, Florence, WI 54121
Physical Address:  501 Lake Avenue, Florence, WI 54121
Hours:  8:30 - 12:00 & 12:30 - 4:00 Monday - Friday
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