General Information
Health Officer/Director
Debbie Siegenthaler, RN, MSN
Public Health Nurse
Ann Thompson, RN, BSN
Project Public Health Nurse
Carmen Carpenter, RN, BSN
Public Health Nurse
Carly Tibbits, RN, BSN
LTE Public Health Nurse
Kelly Deterding, RN, BSN
Public Health Community Coordinator/Educator
Geana Shemak, PhD, ATC
Department Assistant
Kathy Key
Environmental Health Consultant
Troy Moris, RS
Phone Numbers
(608) 930-9870
Emergencies: Dial 911
303 W. Chapel St.
Suite 2200

Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

Resources & Services Available through ICHD

Maternal Child Health Nursing

  • Maternal child home visits
  • Healthy Beginnings + prenatal care
  • Cribs for Kids/Pack N’ Play
  • First Breath (smoking cessation program)
  • Breastfeeding promotion and support 

Environmental Health 

  • Lead Program screening and follow up
  • Radon testing and follow up
  • Well Water Testing
  • Animal Bite Follow up and Rabies Prevention
  • Human Health hazard abatement
  • Fluoride Varnish for Children 

Communicable Disease

  • Tuberculosis Follow-Up
  • Communicable disease follow up (i.e. COVID, STI’s, etc)


  • Immunization program for children
  • Vaccine for adults 



More than 16 million people are living with a disease caused by smoking! Smoking causes cancer, heart disease, stroke, lung diseases, diabetes, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Smoking can also increase your risk for tuberculosis, eye diseases, and immune system issues. See below for the Wisconsin Tobacco Quit line and First Breath. First Breath is a free statewide program that helps pregnant women, new moms and their families quit smoking.  


Health Effects | Smoking & Tobacco Use | CDC

Wisconsin Tobacco Quit Line – The quit line helps people quit smoking, vaping or chewing tobacco at 800-QUIT-NOW – UW–Madison

First Breath – Wisconsin Womens Health Foundation (