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This event will be broadcast live via WCTV Facebook page. The live event will be interactive and you may post questions to the panel during the panel discussion.  The panel will include the three speakers, David McCormick, the Director of Immunizations for IDOH and Dr. Paul Rider, a retired pediatrician and the President of the Wayne County Board of Health.  Seating is limited in Lingle Hall, pre-registration is required.  You can register to attend at https://wcvaccine.eventbrite.com .

The Event can be found on Facebook at https://fb.me/e/3tGmx9QT5

Wayne County Health Department

Recent News

09/27/2022:  Limited supply of Monkeypox vaccine available for  Saturday's Wellness Clinic from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

09/15/2022:  Monkeypox Vaccine Clinic tomorrow, 09/16/2022 for 2nd dose from  8:30 a.m. to  5:30 p.m. at the Wayne County Health Department Clinic.

07/27/2022:  Monday evening clinics from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and the first Saturday of each month clinics from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. will resume Monday 8-1-22 and Saturday 8-6-22.  We offer immunizations, lead screening, pregnancy testing and HIV/Hepatitis services.

07/16/2022:  July 16, 2022 marked our Nation’s transition to 988 as the easy-to-remember number to reach the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. If you’re experiencing a mental health crisis, get connected to compassionate care and support by simply calling or texting 988.

07/01/2022:  INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH:  COVID-19 VACCINE NOW AVAILABLE  TO HOOSIERS 6 MONTHS AND UP.

06/30/2022:  Wayne County Health Department's testing site to remain open until the end of the year.

06/16/2022:  Testing site to close June 30, 2022.  This will be the last day of testing at the WCHD.  If you are symptomatic and need a test, you may call 765-973-9245 and we will explain how to get your free testing kit.

06/10/2022:  Evening clinics and Saturday Wellness Clinic to resume beginning August 1, 2022

05/20/2022:  INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH: COVID-19 VACCINE BOOSTER NOW AVAILABLE TO HOOSIERS AGES 5-11

  • To schedule an appointment: call 765-973-9245 or visit ourshot.in.gov
  • Doses available through our Immunization Program: Moderna (Primary Series-2 doses and Booster doses) and Pfizer (Primary Series-2 doses and Booster doses)

Wayne County Health Department's goal is to help our local community with friendly expertise in both Environmental and Public Health Services. Our mission is to improve the quality of life by promoting, protecting, preparing, and providing for the health and safety of the citizens of Wayne County. We are dedicated to educating citizens on important health issues, protecting them from environmental health risks, and preventing the spread of disease using science as well public health policies.

Indiana Code IC 16-20 outlines powers and duties of Indiana Local Health Departments

Our Health Department follows the framework for the responsibilities of local public health systems set forth by the National Public Health Performance Standard Program using these 10 essential services:

  • Assure competent public health and personal healthcare workforce
  • Develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts
  • Diagnose and investigate health problems and health hazards in the community
  • Enforce laws and regulations that protect health and ensure safety
  • Evaluate effectiveness, accessibility, and quality of personal and population-based health services
  • Inform, educate, and empower people about health issues
  • Link people to needed personal health services and assure the provision of health care when otherwise unavailable
  • Mobilize community partnerships to identify and solve health problems
  • Monitor health status to identify community health problems
  • Research for new insights and innovative solutions to health problems

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