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Christian County Health Department

Our responsibility is to listen to people who live in our community and look at data to diagnose health and identify issues and challenges that affect health for our whole community. We bring together everyone who has a role in community well-being to develop strategies, policies and programs that will create an environment where all of us can live our healthiest lives.

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Call us at 417-581-7285 to schedule a vaccination appointment.
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COVID Vaccine

Our health department has been approved as a COVID vaccinator. Please call us at 417-581-7285 to make an appointment. To be placed on a waiting list, please consider registering on Missouri's Vaccine Navigator.

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You can give the gift of life by donating your blood or platelets. Contact the American Red Cross for details.

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The CDC recommends everyone except small children wear a face mask when outside of your own home. Masks are proven to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and will protect our families and neighbors.

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Our Services

We work with community members and organizations at the local, state and national level to assure the strong foundation we all need to be healthy and thrive.

Preventing Disease

We investigate outbreaks of disease and work to slow and stop their spread. Some people call us "disaease detectives."

Diagnosing Health

We review data and listen to people who live in our community to diagnose the causes of illness and public health challenges.

Partnering in Our Community

We pull together everyone in our community who has a role in building a strong foundation for wellness.

Child Health Services

We understand that giving our children the heathiest start in life sets them up for a lifetime of healthy living. 

Women's Health Services

We know a woman's health impacts the health of her children, spouse, and entire family through their whole lifespan.

Environmental Public Health

We work with partners to create a healthy environment where we can all live our healthiest lives and thrive.

Common Questions

How can I protect myself from COVID-19?

Right now the best protection against COVID-19 is to get vaccinated. If you aren't vaccinated, stay home when possible, wear a mask when you must go out in public, wash your hands, avoid gathering in groups, and keep a distance of at least six feet from other people.

 
 

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