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Health Care Facility Maps

Critical Access Hospitals

This map includes hospitals designated as “Critical Access Hospitals” by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. To learn more about this designation, click here.

CAHs Dec 2021

Rural Health Clinics

This map includes clinics designated as “Rural Health Clinics” by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. To learn more about this designation, click here.

RHCs Nov 2021

Wisconsin EMS Agencies Interactive Map

EMS Agencies

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.

EMS Agencies in Wisconsin

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.

Drive Time to Emergency Care

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.

Pharmacies Oct 2019

Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) Maps

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 Definition Maps

Rural Areas - Federal Office of Rural Health Policy

Rural areas of Wisconsin according to the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy.

FORHP Rural Areas July 2021

Wisconsin Divided Ten Ways

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

Wisconsin Divided Ten Ways

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.

Municipal-Level Urban-Rural Classification

Penny Black
Staff Contact:

Penny Black
Data and Evaluation Program Manager
pdblack@wisc.edu
(608) 261-1887

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