The Wisconsin Office of Rural Health produces maps on topics related to rural healthcare provision and access.
Interactive map of Emergency Medical Service (EMS) agencies that serve Wisconsin. Includes filters for rurality, agency license level, agency type, and RTAC region and a tabular list of agencies.
Drive Time to Emergency Care
The Drive Time to Emergency Care map depicts all hospital-based and freestanding emergency rooms that can be reached in 10 minutes, 20 minutes, and 30 minutes from within Wisconsin. Also included is an estimate of the Wisconsin population that lives within each of those drive times.
Community Pharmacies in Wisconsin
In addition to dispensing prescription medications, community pharmacies provide critical healthcare services such as medication management, patient counseling, immunization administration, and blood pressure and glucose monitoring. This map shows the locations of pharmacies in Wisconsin that are open to the public; pharmacies are categorized by retail setting as chain, independent, or clinic/outpatient/HMO.
Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) are geographic areas or populations within geographic areas that lack sufficient health care providers to meet the health care needs of the area or population. HPSAs identify areas of greater need so that limited resources can be directed to those areas. HPSAs are designated by the Health Resources and Services Administration and are made for primary, dental, and mental health care.
Primary Health Care
Dental Health Care
Mental Health Care
Rural Areas - Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
Rural areas of Wisconsin according to the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy.
Wisconsin Divided Ten Ways
Includes maps of Wisconsin using the following definitions:
- Urban Areas – Census Bureau
- Core-Based Statistical Areas – Office of Management and Budget
- Rural-Urban Continuum Codes – US Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service
- Urban-Rural Classification Scheme for Counties – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics
- Urban Influence Codes – US Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service
- Rural-Urban Commuting Areas – US Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service
- FORHP Rural Areas – Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
- Frontier and Remote – US Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service
- Rural-Urban Commuting Areas ZIP Code Approximation – University of Wisconsin WWAMI Rural Health Research Center
- Municipal-level Urban-Rural Classification – Wisconsin Office of Rural Health
Municipal-Level Urban-Rural Classification
The Municipal-Level Urban-Rural Classification (MURC) was developed by the Office of Rural Health to identify the level of rurality of each of Wisconsin’s 1,850 cities, towns, and villages.