Health Department

Dubois County Health Department

building - Copy - CopyDubois County Health Department
1187 S. St. Charles Street
Jasper, IN 47546
Monday-Friday
8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. ET

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Health First Indiana Public Health Services Survey

Every Hoosier deserves access to foundational public health services no matter where they live. Health First Indiana (HFI) establishes a public health infrastructure through a state and local partnership where services are delivered at the local level. Local health departments, with support from partners and community stakeholders, determine needs of the community and implement accessibility strategies in all aspects of planning, operations, and core services. The Dubois County Health Department has been tasked with determining areas of improvement in our community and would appreciate your input. Please click here to find our survey!

Encuesta de servicios de salud pública de Health First Indiana

Cada Hoosier merece acceso a servicios básicos de salud pública sin importar dónde vivan. Health First Indiana (HFI) establece una infraestructura de salud pública a través de una asociación estatal y local donde los servicios se brindan a nivel local. Los departamentos de salud locales, con el apoyo de socios y partes interesadas de la comunidad, determinan las necesidades de la comunidad e implementan estrategias de accesibilidad en todos los aspectos de la planificación, las operaciones y los servicios básicos. Al Departamento de Salud del Condado de Dubois se le ha asignado la tarea de determinar áreas de mejora en nuestra comunidad y agradecería su opinión. ¡Haga clic aquí para encontrar nuestra encuesta!

 

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quick-link-icon-1Daily Flu & COVID Vaccination Hours:
  
Walk-ins from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. ET
Drive-thru for Flu & COVID from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (weather permitting) please watch for the signs. 

 

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Under Indiana State law, every county must have a local Board of Health.  A full-time Health Department was established in Dubois County, Indiana 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.
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The Dubois County Health Department is comprised of the following divisions:

  1. Vital Records: collects, maintains, and distributes all birth and death records
  2. Immunizations: provides immunizations recommended ACIP and CDC guidelines
  3. Public Health Nursing: practices nursing to specific situations, with fundamental
    responsibility to providing and ensuring professional care to clients
  4. Environmental Health: promotes good environmental conditions, through food and sewage disposal inspections
  5. Public Health Disaster Preparedness:  provides strategies to be ready for a public health emergency
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