Howell County Health Department
west plains, missouri 65775

Welcome to the Howell County Health Department Web Page.

We provide many health related services which you will find listed in the services section of the Web Site.

Our Mission:
Our Vision:
The mission of Howell County Health Department is to improve, promote and protect the health of Howell County through awareness, assessment, planning and assurance in order that our community may achieve their fullest health potential.
Howell County will be a community of healthy individuals living in a safe environment.

About Your Health Department

Howell County Health Board

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Howell County Health Department Staff
Our Services
HEALTH INSPECTIONS
NEWS IN PUBLIC HEALTH

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LOCAL NEWS EVENTS

7-11-2005 - June and July Monthly monitor now posted. June - July

6-16-2005 - 2004 DHSS Financial Review is now viewable. click here

5-31-2005 - DHSS HEALTH ADVISORY- MAY 31, 2005 - "RABIES IN MISSOURI" An unusually high number of rabid animals have been detected so far this year in Missouri . As of May 23, 2005 , 18 animals have tested positive for rabies, compared to six animals for the same time period last year. (The total number of rabid animals detected in 2004 was 62 percent greater than the average annual total for the preceding ten-year period.) The 2005 cases include nine bats, eight skunks, and one horse. All rabid skunks so far this year have been found in the southern one-half of the state, with three of them occurring in Howell County . To view advisory statement click here.

5-13-2005 - Now p osted to the "Vital Records" webpage is the application for birth/death certificates. To go to the Vital Records page, click here. To download an application for birth/death certificates, click here.

5-2-2005 - New issue of Monthly Monitor now available, click here.

5-2-2005 - Rabies Clinic a big success! This year the rabies clinic was held at the Howell County Fairgrounds on April 30th with heavy turnout. Totals for the countywide clinic were 1189 pets receiving a rabies vaccination. A special thanks to all of the media outlets for thier continued coverage and a very special thank you to the Howell County Fair Board for allowing this event. Thank you!Click here to see photos

4-14-2005 - "FOODBORNE ILLNESSES CONTINUE DOWNWARD TREND:
2010 HEALTH GOALS FOR E. COLI O157 REACHED".
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Calendar of Events
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RABIES CLINIC A BIG SUCCESS!! A total of 1189 pets countywide received vaccination April 30, 2005! Great Job to all participating area Veterinarians!! Click here to see photos

Marburg hemorrhagic fever

MAY 2005
JUNE 2005
JULY 2005
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Financial Statements


Avian Influenza
DHSS 2004
March / April / May / June / July
WEST NILE VIRUS

Services Provided in Three Locations
Clinics
Clinic Services

Administration/Accounting/Health Promotion/Vital Records

WIC & Immunizations
Monday - thru - Friday
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
At - 415 Garfield
West Plains, MO 65775
Monday - thru - Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
At - 411 Garfield
West Plains, MO 65775
1st Wednesday of Month
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
United Methodist Church
4th & Harris
Willow Springs, MO 65793
4th Wednesday of Month
9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
St. Francis Hospital
NE Corner of Hospital
St. Francis Medical Bldg.
P.O. Box 88
Mtn. View, MO 65548

 

contact us:
"HOWELL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT"
411 Garfield Avenue
West Plains, MO 65775
Phone: 417-256-7078 - Fax: 417-256-1179

Visitors Since 3/18/2005
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