Health Department

The Midland County Health Department has broad responsibility to protect the public's health and promote healthy behaviors.  The Health Department oversee's programs and services in the following areas: 

  1. Health Promotion - This function includes public education on health related topics such as exercise, obesity, and diet.  It also includes preparedness issues that include terrorism, pandemic diseases, and chemical accidents. Family planning and other women's services (breast and cervical cancer screenings) are provided as well.

  2. Disease Prevention - The Health Department provides routine child and adult vaccinations including travel vaccines. We work to educate the community, treat, and then prevent communicable diseases including sexually transmitted diseases.  We monitor many areas that contribute to the overall public health of our community, including safe drinking water along with properly functioning private septic systems.  We are the only public entity that assesses threats to the community from communicable and chronic diseases.

  3. Protection of the Environment - We work to ensure a healthy environment for our residents by providing information on a variety of topics for both private dwellings and commercial settings.

The Health Officer may take actions to carry out the local Health Department's functions. This includes the ability investigate health issues and order corrections to prevent the spread of illness or disease. 

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Midland County Health Statistics

Midland County Health Rankings

 

Midland County Behavioral Risk Factor Surveys

2006     2010     2014

  

 

Contact Us
220 W Ellsworth St
Midland, MI 48640-5194
Ph: 989.832.6380
Fax: 989.832.6628

 

 

 

Mon - Fri
8am - 5pm

Emergency Contacts
(Non Business Hours)
Call 911 (Midland Area)
Call Central Dispatch
(989) 832-6856
(Outside the Midland Area)

 
C Michael Krecek
Director/Health Officer
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