Health

Location: Director: Hours: Contact:
Health Department
619 Ann Avenue
Kansas City, KS
66101
Terry Brecheisen Monday - Friday
8:30AM - 5:00PM
P: (913) 573-8855 F: (913) 321-7932 E: Email
Services


Services are provided to prevent illness and injury, promote healthy lifestyles, and provide education for healthy decisions.

Selected services available on Thursdays

The Essential Public Health Services
provides a working definition of public health and a guiding framework for the responsibilities of local public health systems.

  • Monitor health status to identify and solve community health problems.
  • Diagnose and investigate health problems and health hazards in the community.
  • Inform, educate, and empower people about health issues.
  • Mobilize community partnerships and action to identify and solve health problems.
  • Develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts.
  • Enforce laws and regulations that protect health and ensure safety.
  • Link people to needed personal health services and assure the provision of health care when otherwise unavailable.
  • Assure competent public and personal health care workforce.
  • Evaluate effectiveness, accessibility, and quality of personal and population-based health services.
  • Research for new insights and innovative solutions to health problems.
 
A Animal Bite Management & Rabies
B Breast Health
C Car Seats  |  Child Care Licensing  |  Communicable Disease Control  |  Community Health
E Education/Outreach  |  Emergency Preparedness  |  Environmental Health
F Family Planning
H Healthy Families Wyandotte  |  Healthy Start
I Individuals & Families  |  Immunizations
L Laboratory  |  Lead
M Medical Records
N Nutritional Counseling
P Prenatal/Maternal Health & Classes
S Special Healthcare Needs  |  STD/STI/HIV  |  Student Coordination/Volunteer
T Traffic Safety  |  Tuberculosis
W WIC (Women, Infants, Children)
Y Youth Empowerment Services (Y.E.S)