The Adams County Health Department is one of 37 local health jurisdiction statewide. The mission of the health department is to "improve, promote and protect the public's health". This is done through a variety of programs that address the goals in the mission statement. Following are some examples of programs that address these goals.
To improve and promote the health of the public, there are programs to decrease tobacco use, stop the spread of HIV/AIDS, provide food and nutrition information to women and children who qualify financially through WIC, provide immunizations against certain communicable diseases, promote safe food handling and provide assistance with certain water systems.
To protect the public's health, there are programs to provide assistance in permitting and inspecting septic systems, investigation of communicable infectious diseases, investigation of food borne illness reports and providing testing and medication for tuberculosis prevention.
Ebola Information - Spanish
Queseria Bendita Listeria: Press Release
West Nile Virus Health Advisory
Outdoor Air Health Advisory
Up-to-date Air Quality Information
Hantavirus Health Advisory
Other Helpful Links
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Community Health Needs Assessment
Community Health Needs Assessment- Spanish
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Copies of written policies, local ordinances, permit and or license application requirements, administrative codes and regulations and enabling laws that govern the Adams County Health Department are available upon written request to this office.
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