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Communicable Diseases

Wisconsin State Statute requires local health departments to provide the following services:

  • Surveillance, investigation, control, and prevention of communicable diseases
  • Other disease prevention
  • Health promotion
  • Public health nursing
  • Human health hazard control within the City of Franklin boundaries

Per Wisconsin Statute Chapter 252.03 (1), Local Health Departments shall promptly take all measures necessary to prevent, suppress, and control communicable diseases

Required Reporting

Most health care professionals, particularly those licensed through the Wisconsin State statutes under Chapters 441 or 448 are required to report confirmed or suspected cases of communicable diseases to their local health department per Wisconsin Aministrative Cde HS 145.04.

Additionally, Wisconsin State Satute 252.05 states that any person licensed, permitted, registered, or certified under Capter 441 or 448 knowing or having reason to know that a person treated or visited by him or her has a communicable disease, or having a communicable disease has died, shall report the appearance of the disease or death to the local health officer or health department. Persons required to report include:

  • Physicians

  • A person in charge of infection control at a health care institution

  • School nurses, school principals, and day care center directors

  • Laboratory directors


Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Free Covid-19 Test Kits Available

Franklin residents can receive one Covid-19 Test Kit per month (each kit includes two tests). Available for pick-up at the Franklin Health Department during regular Health Department hours (M-F, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.) while supplies last. *The Franklin Health Department is not a testing site, kits are to be used at home.


COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE)

Resource List:

DHS Details End of Emergency COVID-19 Response
Stay Up-to-Date with COVID-19 Vaccines
Healthy MKE COVID-19 Information
Mental Health Support:

  • COPE Services Hotline: 262-377-2673
  • IMPACT 2-1-1: Dial 2 1 1
  • Crisis Text Line: Text MHA to 741 741 to be connected to a trained Crisis Counselor 
  • SAMHSA Disaster Helpline:
  • Text "TalkWithUs" to 66746
  • Distress Line: 1-800-985-5990

Franklin Health Dept.

9229 W. Loomis Road
M-F, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone:  414-425-9101
Fax:  414-427-7539
After Hours Call:  414-425-2522


Lauren Gottlieb, MPH, CHES
Dir. of Health & Human Services
Carol Sibilski, BSN, RN
Public Health Nurse
Public Health Nurse
Jamie Kopera, BSN, RN
Public Health Nurse
Amy Kremski, BSN, RN
Public Health Nurse
Ellen Henry, BS, CHES
Public Health Specialist
Megan Conway, BS, CHES
Drug-Free Community Coalition Coordinator
Angela Beyer, BS, RS
Environmental Health Specialist
Jamie Kinzel, RS, MPH
Environmental Health Specialist 
Allie Crissey
Administrative Clerk


Related Links

Board of Health
Volition Franklin