To be the healthiest and safest county in which to live, learn, work and play.



To advance a healthy Marathon County community by preventing disease, promoting health, and protecting the public from environmental hazards.


Core Values:

Core Values are principals for which we stand, and provide us direction on how people are to conduct themselves as representatives of Marathon County.

SERVICE is responsibly delivering on our commitments to all of our internal and external customers.

INTEGRITY is honesty, openness, and demonstrating mutual respect and trust in others.

QUALITY is providing public services that are reflective of “best practices” in the field.

DIVERSITY is actively welcoming and valuing people with different perspectives and experiences.

SHARED PURPOSE is functioning as a team to attain our organizational goals and working collaboratively with our policy makers, department, employees, and customers.

STEWARDSHIP OF RESOURCES is conserving the human, natural, cultural, and financial resources for current and future generations.