DUBOIS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
Dubois County Health Department
1187 S St. Charles Street
Jasper, IN 47546
Daily Flu Vaccination Hours: Walk-ins from 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Drive-thru from 8:30-11:00 am and 1:00-3:30pm (weather permitting) please watch for the signs.
Current Press Releases
DCHD Press Release 9/17/21 High-Dose Flu Clinic for ages 65 and older on 9/22/21
*** CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) Information***
Dubois County Regional COVID Testing Site info
Vaccine information: https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/vaccine/
ISDH Dashboard (Covid-19 Numbers): https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/
Mental Health Resources:
Memorial Hospital & Health Care Center: https://www.mhhcc.org/
General questions from the public or healthcare provider inquiries about COVID-19 may be directed to the ISDH COVID-19 Call Center at the toll-free number 877-826-0011 (available 24/7) or email email@example.com
Under Indiana State law, every county must have a local Board of Health. A full-time Health Department was established in Dubois County in 1965. The Dubois County Commissioners appoint the seven-member board. The Board of Health serves in an advisory role, sets general administrative policies and can develop ordinances, which are enacted by the County Commissioners. They are also responsible for the review and approval of new programs and changes in existing programs.
The Board appoints a Health Officer, who is the executive officer of the Health Department and serves as the Secretary of the Board of Health.
The activities of the Dubois County Health Department focus on prevention of diseases, health education, environmental health, childhood immunizations and screenings, communicable disease control, as well as networking with other organizations.
The Health Department is comprised of the following divisions:
- Vital Records: collects, maintains, and distributes all birth and death records.
- Immunizations: provides immunizations recommended ACIP and CDC guidelines.
- Public Health Nursing: practices nursing to specific situations, with fundamental
responsibility to providing and ensuring professional care to clients
- Environmental Health: promotes good environmental conditions, through food and sewage disposal inspections.
- Public Health Disaster Preparedness: provides strategies to be ready for a public health emergency.
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