Adult Health Services
Screenings, counseling, and monitoring are available. Services include Cholesterol, high blood pressure, B-12 with doctor’s order, blood sugar testing and education. A family nurse practitioner is available.
Well Child Services / Infant Screenings
Physical assessments/exams, developmental screenings, speech evaluations, hearing, vision, basic urine testing and anemia blood tests are provided by RN/ARNP.
Testing and counseling are provided to promote healthy pregnancies.
Lactation Consultant Services
Offers support to families beginning and continuing breastfeeding.
Female Health Services
Pap smears, pelvic and breast exams are provided by nurse practitioners. Folic Acid Counseling and Family Planning Services are available.
Immunizations / TB Skin Test
Hepatitis B., tetanus, diphtheria, polio, whooping cough, chickenpox, measles, mumps, rubella, Hib, pneumonia, flu, and TB skin test.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Counseling, screening and treatment is available.
Physicians, nurses, nutritionists and nurse practitioners provide preconception screenings, childbirth education classes, and routine prenatal care for income eligible families.
Presentations/classes are available on the following topics:
Various services are available including the supplemental program (WIC) which is a federally funded program providing nutritious foods for low-income, nutritionally at risk women, infants, and children under the age of 5. Our C.A.N. (Caring About Nutrition) center provides nutritional information for WIC participants and the community. Healthy food demonstrations and grocery tours are available to teach smart shopping and food label education. A dietician is available for dietary counseling on various topics including weight management, blood sugar and cholesterol management.
Public Food Services
Environmentalists conduct sanitation inspections and training for all businesses which sell food to the public.
Inspections, training, and certifications for public facilities that are required by county ordinance.
Private Water Supplies
A water bacteria lab is located in Hardin to test
Testing is available for homes that are occupied by children with high blood lead levels.
Investigates all sources of nuisances that are injurious to the health of the people.
On-Site Sewage Disposal Permits
Rodent and Vector Control
In addition to the health centers, services are provided at schools, senior citizen centers and in the community.
A fee is charged for services but no one is denied due to an inability to pay. Partial financial support is provided by government (federal, state, and
Marshall County Public Health Department networks with local and state organizations to promote healthy lifestyles.
The Marshall County Community United Benevolent Services (CUBS), an organization comprised of agencies, professionals, and community volunteers was developed in the spring of 1998 to identify personal and family needs and to assist individuals in locating appropriate resources available in
The mission of the Marshall County Public Health Department is employees working together to formulate, establish, and execute policies, plans, and programs to safeguard the health of the people of Marshall County.