Clinic Hours: 8AM - 4:30PM | Mon - Fri
Pharmacy Hours: 8AM-5PM

Department of Health

The Ho-Chunk Nation | Wisconsin

Public Health Nursing




Communicable disease outbreak investigation and treatment

Resource connection with other Local and Tribal Health Departments

Ronelle McKernan
Public Health Nurse,
QPR Gatekeeper trainer

Ronelle has worked for the Ho-Chunk Nation Department of Health since 2016, she started as the Community Health Nurse for the Wittenberg area. Ronelle transitioned to the Public Health Nurse role in 2020 where she works toward preventing communicable disease through educating community members. As a certified lactation counselor, Ronelle is an active member of the Ho-Chunk Nation Breastfeeding Coalition, which strives to empower mothers, infants, and families to reach their breastfeeding goals. She also works as a QPR gatekeeper trainer, educating individuals on suicide prevention from a community level.
To reach Ronelle, call her direct line at 715-896-2570 or email her at

Contact Ronelle at:
Work Cell: 715-896-2570