Our Mission


The Wayne County Health Department is dedicated to working with individuals, other health care providers, community agencies and organizations, and the community at large--to monitor, guard, improve and protect health and safety in our community.

Our Responsibilities

Plan for Prevention Health Needs of Community: collect and assess community health data, develop policies and programs based on community need, and work with other providers to assure community health needs are being met.


Monitor and Respond to Disease Outbreaks: collect information on all communicable disease cases and who their contacts are, to limit and prevent the spread of disease.


Plan for and respond to a disaster or bioterrorism event in our community: work with other agencies and health care and emergency response professionals to plan for a unified response to disaster.


Protect the Environment: inspect and license all food services, private sewage systems and private water sources.


Provide Clinical Preventive Services: immunizations and screenings are provided with a focus on individuals underserved by the private system.


Provide prevention education to help individuals stay healthy.


•Assist targeted high risk groups in seeking medical and social services.


The Wayne County Health Department is working to improve health and safety in Wayne County.

Upcoming Events

and Notices:

2017 Walk-In
Vaccination Clinics for
6th -12th Graders
 
July 18th from 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
July 19th from 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
July 25th from 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
July 26th from 8:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Or call us at 618-842-5166 for an appointment now or to make sure your child is up to date!

Vaccination and Hipaa Forms can be printed off under the Immunization Tab or picked up if parent/guardian is unable to bring the child themselves.  Most insurances are accepted, but coverage of vaccines may depend upon your plan.  If your child has had shots at other locations, please make sure that you have a copy of their immunization record for review or we may not be able to proceed with services at that time and a later appointment may have to be made.

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•Call 618-842-5166 for your Back to School Immunizations today!

•Do you wonder if you qualify for WIC & Family Case Management Services?  Call 618-842-5166 x 101 to find out.

•We do TB Skin Testing on Mondays by appointment. TB Skin Tests are read on Thursdays, no appointment necessary.

•We do Blood Pressure Checks on a walk-in basis.  Come in and get yours checked today.

•Now offering Meningitis B vaccinations for college bound students ages 16-23. This vaccine is in addition to the standard Meningitis vaccines currently required.  Call us to schedule an appointment and we will order it for you or your child ASAP!

•We have Pneumovax 23 and Prevnar 13 vaccinations available for Adults.  Call today for an appointment.

•If you will be traveling outside of the United States at any time, please contact us to make sure that you have all of the necessary Travel Vaccinations like Typhoid, Yellow Fever, Tdap & Hepatitis.

•We are now capable of direct billing over 12 private insurance companies for preventative services!  Click on the Immunizations Tab above to see if your insurance coverage is accepted.


Schools out for summer, however that doesn't mean that it isn't time to start preparing for the back to school mania!

If you have a child entering Kindgergarten, Junior High, High School or starting College, there are vaccinations that they may be in need of to not only meet school requirements, but to protect their overall health.  Call us at 618-842-5166 to see what vaccinations we have available for your child or if they are up to date.  Let us help you make sure that the 2017-2018 school year starts off right!