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Marquette County and surrounding communities in other counties are home to many agencies that provide services for alcohol and other drug abuse. Learn more

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To improve lifestyle choices and options in Marquette County through positive cultural and environmental changes.


Marquette County is a place where the community members are increasingly involved, healthy and successful.

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Come to Family Adventure Day!

May 14th from 10am-1pm at Montello High School

Hands-on family fun!

Food, prizes, activities and exhibitors

Win a youth bike!

Walk around and enjoy many hands on activities.

Scheduled shows:

10:00am Prairie Thunder Cloggers

11:00am Turtles are Special

12:00pm Max Bond Music

10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm – Fire Extinguisher Demos

Plus Baby animal farm and K-9 Demos.


Celebrating 13 Years of Positive Change

Marquette County HCHY has contributed to positive change in the county in several ways over the past 13 years. We invite you to read about some of the success we have seen in the report below.

Click here to read the report

Take part in the Wellness Challenge!

The Healthy Communities Healthy Youth Wellness Challenge is on its way. All you have to do is complete 30 of the items listed on the form that can be found at all county libraries and online, then send it in at the end of the month! Examples include: donate blood, try a new fruit, go fishing and walk the dog. The challenge is open to children, adults, and families. The challenge ends on April 30th and the activities you record should be returned no later than May 6th to the address listed on the form or to one of the libraries. Prizes will be awarded to children and adults through a drawing of returned forms.

Click here for the Challenge


Do you have an interest in health and wellness?

Volunteer your time to energize others about health and wellness!

Become a part of a group empowering Marquette County residents to make healthy choices with

Healthy Eating Active Lifestyles (H.E.A.L.)

Volunteers are needed for several projects!

  • Speak to groups, organizations and individuals about nutrition

  • Provide education to others on smart shopping and healthy food options

  • Create resources for Marquette County residents to learn about public recreation areas that are great for physical activity

  • Create groups for people to enjoy physical activity together

  • Or bring you own ideas for promoting healthy lifestyles

Call Lauren Calnin at the Marquette County Health Department for more information and meeting information!


Flexible meeting times and dates! Work on projects that fit your schedule!

Beverage Server Training Class to be offered

There will be a TIPS (Training and Intervention Procedures for Servers of Alcohol) class held on Saturday, April 30th from 9:00am-1:00pm at the Human Services Building Room 205 in Montello.

In Wisconsin, the law mandates server and seller training for both on and off premise, licensed establishments. TIPS is a skills-based training program designed to prevent intoxication, underage drinking and drunk driving. TIPS is an approved beverage server training class in the state of Wisconsin.

The cost is free for residents of Marquette county. For all other counties it is $25. The fee includes a manual and three-year State of Wisconsin approved certification.

To register online go to, or call or email Sandy Vogel at 608-369-3095 or

In Your Community


For more information on Neshkoro Area HCHY activities please contact Tara Chesebro.

Neshkoro news: Welcome Tara Chesebro to HCHY!


For more information on Endeavor Area HCHY activities please contact Sue Allen.

Endeavor News: To join the Endeavor EPIC parent's group, please contact Sue Allen. Bring the kids to play while parents talk.


For more information on Montello Area HCHY activities please contact Tiffany Lodholz.

Montello News: Montello's PIE group meets weekly on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Parents and kids of all ages welcome. Learn more

Marquette County

In 2011, excessive alcohol consumption in Marquette County cost $17.7 million and contributed to at least 154 alcohol-related hospitalizations. View the full report.


For more information on Westfield Area HCHY activities please contact Sandy Vogel.

Westfield News: Westfield implements "Life of an Athlete" program and works to change athletic code. Learn more