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Community Health Services

Mission: The Community Health Services Department is a responsive leader in promoting health and preventing disease through collaborative efforts in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating services to meet the holistic health needs of our Oneida Community.

Community Health Services

While healthcare is focused on treating individuals who are sick, Public Health efforts are geared toward preventing illness and injury in an entire population.  Public & Community Health Professionals work to improve communities by helping prevent the spread of disease, promoting healthy lifestyles and ensuring a population has access to a clean, safe environment and resources.  The Oneida Nation Community Health Services department is comprised of five dedicated teams that work to assure the 10 essential public health services to the Oneida Nation Community.    Click on the following programs below for more information on the services provided by each team

 

News & Updates

Community Health Assessment & Improvement Plan

 

2022-2027 Community Health Assessment and Improvement Plan

Click here to view the 2022 Community Health Assessment

For a PDF version, click here.

 

 

Click here to view the 2023-2028 Community Health Improvement Plan

For a PDF version, click here.

 

Public Health Accreditation

Oneida Community Health is in the process of Public Health Reaccreditation!  The Community Health Department received initial public health accreditation in November, 2018 – becoming the second tribal health department to achieve accreditation in the country!  The Community Health Department is proud to be recognized by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) and is working to be reaccredited for 2023-2028. Public health accreditation helps guide public health work to improve the health of the Oneida Community.  The Community Health Department has been working to maintain accreditation for the past five years and will apply for reaccreditation in fall of 2023.  Click here to learn more about what health departments have received PHAB accreditation.

Community Health Services Accreditation Resources:

National Indian Health Board Website
Public Health Accreditation Board Website
Community Health Services Essential Public Health Services Poster

How Accreditation Improves Our Health
Hospitals, schools, police, and fire departments employ standards to help protect and serve the public.  Public health accreditation standards assure local health departments maximize their potential to protect and improve people’s health in their communities. Accreditation is a successful program for routinely assessing performance and improving quality!

COVID-19

 

Information and Resources on COVID-19

COVID-19 Vaccine

The COVID-19 vaccine is provided at the Oneida Community Health Center. Please call 920-869-4840 for any questions.

Looking to hold a COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at your event or within your department?
Fill out this form and to request a COVID-19 vaccine clinic. To submit, follow the directions listed on the form.

Oneida Community Health Services – COVID-19 Success Story

The Oneida Nation COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution team has been hard at work the past 2 years, holding COVID-19 vaccine clinics in a variety of locations and offering community members access to the COVID-19 vaccine.  Check out the video below highlighting the work of this team.

Additional Information

For additional information on COVID-19, please visit the CDC or Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

Our Team

Director of Community Health Services
Michelle Tipple, BSN, RN – Community/Public Health Officer

Community Health Case Management
Brenda Haen, BSN, RN – Community Health Manager
Brittany Skenandore, BSN, RN – Community Health Nurse – Case Manager
Julia Jones, BSN, RN – Community Health Nurse – Case Manager
Lauren Cornette, BSN, RN – Community Health Nurse – Case Manager
Lisa Miller – Community Health Representative
Louetta Fowler, BSN, RN – Community Health Nurse – Case Manager
Maria Danforth – Community Health Representative
Neva Archiquette – Community Health Representative
Phyl Shaline, BSN, RN – Community Health Nurse – Case Manager
Toni Walking Eagle – Community Health Representative
Community Health Long Term Care Case Management
Carrie Lindsey, BSW, CSW – Case Management Program Manager
Beatrice Skenandore – Home Care Worker
Debra Miller, BSW, CSW – Dementia Care Specialist
Heather Brocker – Home Care Worker
Karen Smith – Home Care Worker
Lisa Voda, RN – Tribal Option RN
Rachel Lemke, BSW – Tribal Option Social Worker
Shendola Flores – Office Coordinator
Tamar Ramirez – Home Care Worker
Health Promotion Disease Prevention
Stefanie Reinke, CHCW – Health Promotion Manager
Amanda Riesenberg, CHCW – Stroke Prevention Wellness Coach
Dawn Krines Glatt, CHCW – Health Promotion Specialist
Hanna Leisgang, CHCW – Health Promotion Coordinator
Maria Doxtator Alfaro – Data Coordinator
Tahkwatekwa (Tek) Skenandore, CPC – Health Promotion Specialist
Taylor Jean, NBC-HWC – Health Promotion Specialist
Nutrition Services & WIC Program
Susan Higgs, RDN, CD – WIC Nutrition Manager
Alyssa Hudak, RDN, CD, CLC – WIC Nutritionist Lead
Brianna Grosso, RDN, CD – Youth Consultant Dietitian
Elizabeth Schwantes, RDN, CD, CDCES – Diabetes Educator Dietitian
Heidi McCann, RDN, CD, CLS – WIC Outpatient Dietitian
Kelly Knoebel, RDN, CD, IBCLC – WIC Outpatient Dietitian
Makenit Gutierrez, Breastfeeding Peer Counselor
Maria Boeck, RDN, CD, CDCES – WIC Outpatient Dietitian
Population Based Programming
Debra Santiago, BSN, RN – Public Health Manager
Andrea Kolitsch Zahringer, BSN, RN – Community/Public Health Nurse
Betsey Nickel, BSN, RN – Community/Public Health Nurse
Candi Cornelius, MSN, RN, CLC – Prenatal Care Coordinator
Carol Torres – Administrative Assistant
Char Kizior, BSN, RN, NCSN – Headstart Nurse Consultant
Leah Fuss, MSN, RN – Community/Public Health Nurse
Mercedes Drew, BSN, RN – School Nurse Consultant
Molly Delwiche, BSN, RN – COVID-19 Nurse
Peggy Helm Quest, MSEd, MHA-PH – Public Health Coordinator

 

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