WE CARE about you and health and safety of our community. 

The De Pere Health Department offer resources, information and in-home programs to help citizens in need review and find ways to live safest within their homes. Please explore our offerings below, and reach out to us at 920-339-4054 with any questions! 

Fall Facts:

  • 40% of all deaths in children ages 1-19 are due to injury
  • 32 falls per day are reported in Brown County- it is our community’s #1 trauma injury
  • Many injuries are preventable with simple steps you can take today!
  • Injury prevention may include:
    • Bike Safety/Helmets
    • Car/Car Seat Safety
    • Fire/Burn Prevention
    • Fall Prevention
    • Water and Winter Sports Safety
    • Gun Storage
    • Poison and Medication Control
    • Sun Protection
    • Infant Safe Sleep
    • And much more!!

Stay at Home Assistance Program

The Stay at Home Assistance Program is a collaboration between the De Pere Health Department and De Pere Fire Rescue that works to prevent falls and fires in our community through awareness, resource promotion, education, phone consultations, and in-home visits.

How to schedule: Call the De Pere Health Department for a free fall prevention phone consultation today: 920-339-4054


  • Community Fall/Fire Prevention Education Events
  • Fall/Fire Prevention Promotion
  • Free Fall Prevention Phone Consultations:
    • Fall risk assessment
    • In-home visit eligibility screening
    • Fall and fire prevention education
    • Resource referrals
  • Free In-Home Fall and Fire Prevention Visits (if eligible):
    • Health and environment assessment related to fall and fire risk
    • Smoke alarm/carbon monoxide detector check and replacement (as needed)
    • Fall and fire prevention recommendations and education
    • Resource referrals


ALL City of De Pere residents are eligible for a fall prevention phone consultation at no cost. Call 920- 339-4054 to speak with a nurse about falls today. You may also be eligible for a no cost In-Home Fall and Fire Prevention Visit if you meet the following:

    • Live in the city limits of De Pere
    • Prior fall or risk/fear of falling
    • Not eligible/able to attend local fall prevention workshops
    • Not on Family Care/IRIS
    • Not currently receiving PT or OT (via home health or outpatient)
    • Not on hospice
    • Age 60+ living in own home or apartment
    • Can walk with or without assistive aid device
    • No memory concerns OR caregiver available for visit


Call the De Pere Health Department for a free fall prevention phone consultation today: 920-339-4054


Please check back for future De Pere fall and fire prevention education events or see below for other opportunities!

Other Info & Resources:

Fall and Fire Prevention resources: 

Injury prevention resources: