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Health Department
Our Vision
Healthy People in a Healthy Environment                                 

Our Mission
Promote     the population's health and well-being and reduce
                   inequalities in health status.
Prevent      disease, injury, disability, and premature death

Protect       the public from environmental and other
                   hazards to health.

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Seeing a Health Professional
Walk-ins welcome for:                                              
Child and Adult Immunizations
TB Skin Tests
STD Testing and Treatment211 A Safe Haven for Newborns

Please make an appointment for:
WIC enrollment and check pick-up
Family Planning Clinic
Kan-Be-Healthy and Kindergarten Physicals
ACCESS Clinic (Primary Care Safety Net Clinic)

Other Services we provide:
Health Screenings (Blood Pressure, Lipid, Hemoglobin, Vision, Hearing & Others)
Head Check for Lice
Health Education for groups and individuals
Child Care Licensing
Emergency Preparedness Planning
Lead Level screening
Home Inspection
Fluoride Treatments

Communicable Diseases and Disease Reporting
Report communicable disease to Franklin County Health Department during office
hours at:
785-229-3530 (Phone)   785-229-3529 (FAX)

After hours reporting to the Franklin County Health Department:  785-229-3541
After hours reporting to KDHE:  EPI Hotline 800-427-7317

The Health of Our CommunityCHACHIP
Visit the CHACHIP page for the latest health status report and improvement plan for Franklin County and the East Central
Kansas Public Health Region.

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Office Hours
  Mon-Fri  8:00am-4:45pm
Extended Hours
  Wed - open until 6:15pm 
  No nurse available after 5:30pm

1418 South Main, Suite 1
Ottawa, KS 66067
Phone: (785) 229-3530
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Midge Ransom
Director of Health Department
National Infant Immunization Week April 18-25, 2015
National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is an annual observance to promote the benefits of immunizations and to improve the health of children two years old or younger. Read on...
The 2015 County Health Rankings for Kansas have been released!
Find out how Franklin County compares to the rest of the counties in Kansas. Link to 2015 County Health Rankings for Kansas
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