Jackson County Health Department

THE JACKSON COUNTY MISSOURI
HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Managed and operated by
Truman Medical Centers

313 S. Liberty
Independence, MO 64050

Information & Appointments:
816.404-6415

FAX:
816.404-6418

Mr. R. James Kelly
Director
Jackson County Health Department

Mike Sanders
Jackson County Executive



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Jackson County      Health Department

For more than 80 years the Jackson County Health Department has been dedicated to preventing disease, promoting healthy lifestyles and protecting our communities and environment. 

The health department was established as a unit in January 1925 and provided communicable disease control, examination and immunization of school children, and teaching home hygiene and care of the sick classes.

Today, serving over 250,000 residents, Jackson County Health Department continues its dedication to the prevention of disease and the maintenance of quality health for families and the community through education, immunization, inspection and  supportive care.

MISSION STATEMENT

Jackson County Health Department provides public health services for disease prevention, health promotion and protection of the environment.

VISION STATEMENT

The population in Eastern Jackson County will practice preventative behaviors that there are appropriate, have accessible public health services, with adequate staffing and resources and the citizens will be knowledgeable and proactive about public health and public health policy.