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

The Public Health Department is dedicated to preventing epidemics and the spread of disease, protect against environmental hazards, prevent injuries, promote and encourage healthy behaviors, respond to disasters and assist communities in recovery, and assure the quality and accessibility of health services throughout Wyandotte County.

Check out our "Reaching Out for Better Health" brochure:  English | Spanish

Our Vision:

Leading the way to a healthier community and cleaner environment through community partnerships and the support of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, KS. 

Our Mission:

Monitor and assess health status indicators to identify community health problems, promote and encourage healthy lifestyle behaviors.


Upcoming Events 2018

 Child Care Licensing Orientation Class
  • Tuesday, June 12th at 9:30AM - 12PM
  • Tuesday, July 10th at 9:30AM - 12PM
Call (913) 573-6702‚Äč to schedule

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