The MDHD is a devoted group, made up of your fellow citizens, who are proud of the work they do and share your love and your concerns for our community. We are here to serve the community in a variety of capacities, including: Vital Records, Environmental Health, Health Education, Permitting of Food and Tattoo institutions, Public Health Nursing and All-Hazard Preparedness.
Our team is committed to serving the public needs, in an ever changing world, for the purposes of becoming and staying a healthy community.
If you have any questions regarding the services provided by the MCHD, please contact us at 765-641-9523 between 8:00am and 4:00pm Monday - Friday.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Dr. Troy Abbott, Chair
Dr. Phil Goshert, Vice Chair
Dr. Brent Crabtree, DVM
Matilda Barber, RN
Susan Markle, RN
Monitor health status to identify
community health problems
Diagnose and investigate health problems
and health hazards in the community
Inform, educate, and empower people about health issues
Mobilize community partnerships to identify and solve health problems
Develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts
Enforce laws and regulations that protect health and ensure safety
Link people to needed personal health services and assure the provision of health care when otherwise unavailable
Assure a competent public health and personal health care workforce
Evaluate effectiveness, accessibility, and quality of person and population-based health services
Research for new insights and innovative solutions to health problems