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Health Department

Monroe County Health Department 

 
Monroe County Health Department
2353 S. Custer Road

Monroe, MI 48161
(734) 240-7800
The Monroe County Health Department building is currently restricted to the public in response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak.
Please call (734) 240-7800 if you need assistance.

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COVID-19 testing is not available at the Monroe County Health Department
Contact your healthcare provider or 
call the Monroe County Coronavirus Hotline at (734) 240-7860

MCHD COVID-19 Vaccine Preregistration System

Residents age 65 and over and qualified frontline workers are now eligible to complete our COVID-19 Vaccine Preregistration Form. For more information and to complete the form, please visit our COVID-19 Vaccine page.
This system will allow currently eligible individuals interested in receiving the vaccine to provide us with their contact information. We will use this information to contact individuals directly in the future to schedule an appointment as more vaccine becomes available. 


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Coronavirus Hotlines
Monroe County COVID-19 General Questions Hotline: (734) 240-7860

Available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

State of Michigan COVID-19 Hotline: (888) 535-6136
Email COVID19@michigan.gov
Available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA)
COVID-19 Workplace Hotline: (855) 723-3219 (855-SAFEC19)


For the latest information on COVID-19, please visit:

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For additional resources, please visit our Coronavirus (COVID-19) page 


 Health Department Services

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Clinic Services
Environmental Health Services
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Services
Maternal and Child Health Services

Clinic Services:

  • Family planning
  • HIV testing
  • Immunizations
  • Sexually transmitted disease testing, counseling, and treatment
  • Additional services including blood pressure checks, TB testing, pregnancy testing, scabies checks, and lice checks

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Environmental Health Services:

  • Food service inspection
  • Water quality management
  • Community health and safety
  • Sewage management
  • Solid waste management

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Services:

  • Live Well. Be Well. community health education programs
  • Living with Diabetes support group
  • CPR classes
  • Car seat checks

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Maternal and Child Health Services:

  • Breastfeeding support
  • Children's Special Health Care Services (CSHCS)
  • Helping Baby Grow
  • Maternal Infant Health Program (MIHP)
  • MI Child/Healthy Kids enrollment
  • Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

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Locations
Main Office - Monroe:

Monroe County Health Department
2353 S. Custer Road
Monroe, MI 48161
(734) 240-7800
Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Family Planning - Open late Tuesdays 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM and Wednesdays 12:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Clinic and WIC - Open late first and third Wednesday of the month 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Clinic closed on Thursdays

Temperance Clinic:
(Services available at this clinic: WIC and immunizations for WIC participants)
Temperance Family Medical Center
8765 Lewis Ave
Temperance, MI 48182
(734) 240-7800
Hours: Thursdays 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
(Except third week of month - Appointments available third Friday of the month from 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM)

Carleton Clinic:
(Services available at this clinic: WIC and immunizations for WIC participants)
Carleton Family Medical Center
130 Medical Center Drive
Carleton, MI 48117 
(734) 240-7800
Hours: Third Tuesday of the month 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM



About Us

The Monroe County Health Department was established in 1942 with only 10 staff. Currently staff fill the equivalent of 45 full time positions and provide numerous services to the community. The Monroe County Health Department seeks to promote and improve the health of all residents. 

Mission

Protect the public's health through health promotion, disease prevention, and preservation of the environment. 

Vision

Healthy Monroe County – A Knowledgeable, Safe, and Active Community

Values

  • Respect - We provide client centered services in a client friendly environment with consideration and courtesy to our partners, clients and colleagues.
  • Professionalism - We are skilled and educated to the services provided and present ourselves to clients, peers, and community partners with appropriate appearance and behavior.
  • Communication - We utilize excellent listening, oral and written communication skills.
  • Attitude - Our demeanor, actions and words spoken with partners, clients and colleagues reflect a positive attitude.
  • Integrity - We ensure honesty, accountability and fiscal responsibility for our actions to the community and its citizens.
  • Teamwork - We provide effective and efficient service through collaboration with partners, clients and colleagues.
  • Leadership - We demonstrate leadership related to quality public health for all citizens of Monroe County, our partners, clients and colleagues.

Goals

  • Sustain adequate resources for the work of public health
  • Provide staff with the necessary resources and tools to ensure a balanced aligned workforce
  • Integrate a culture of performance, excellence and accountability
  • Protect and prepare the community for public health threats
  • Fulfillment of stakeholder needs through comprehensive community health assessments, planning and evidence based practice

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Monroe County Health Department Annual Report 2019
Monroe County Health Department Annual Report 2018
Monroe County Health Department Annual Report 2016
Monroe County Health Department Annual Report 2014


What is Public Health?

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Public Health works to prevent and mitigate disease and disability in the population. When public health works correctly, you will not even notice its existence. Clean drinking water, safe food, and control of disease are public health objectives that are always at work. Public health is always preparing for what might come next while also improving our health in the present. Reduction of tobacco use, safety belt use, and promotion of healthy lifestyles are some of the current public health initiatives.




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Additional Resources:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 
Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS) - Vital Statistics
Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) - Healthy People 2020