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Refugee Health Program

Refugee Health in Wisconsin

Each year Wisconsin resettles refugees from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. The Wisconsin Refugee Health Program, together with state resettlement agencies and the Department of Children and Families, coordinates activities and supports refugee arrivals as they transition to life in Wisconsin. Select an area of interest below for more information.


General information on refugees and their health priorities.

Resources for health care providers and local health departments.

Refugee arrival statistics provided by the Department of Children and Family Services.


Information on Wisconsin's resettlement agencies.

Information on immigrant and refugee Tuberculosis class B arrivals.

Information and resources on health and service provision for Afghan arrivals.


Helpful resources for those providing care to Ukrainian arrivals.

The U.S. Department of State has launched Welcome Corps, a new service opportunity for Americans to sponsor refugees in their local communities.

Who to contact for help


  • Refugee Health Program
  • Bureau of Communicable Diseases
  • 1 West Wilson St.
  • Madison, WI 53701-2659
  • 608-261-6319
  • 608-266-0049 - Fax
Last revised February 17, 2023