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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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Important COVID Information & Updates
COVID-19 testing is NOT available at the MCHD building
For testing, please contact your healthcare provider or call our Coronavirus Hotline at (734) 240-7860. A list of Monroe County COVID-19 testing sites is also available on our COVID-19 Dashboard.

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics: Online scheduling open to anyone age 18 and older (Pfizer clinics open to ages 12+); Walk-in clinics available where noted
 For more information on upcoming clinics, please visit our
COVID-19 Vaccine page.
Reminder: DO NOT attend your COVID-19 vaccine appointment if you are currently experiencing any symptoms of illness, are in quarantine or isolation, or are awaiting test results. In any of these situations, please call (734) 240-7925 to reschedule.

Residents Who Received Vaccine Out of State Encouraged to Update MCHD
MCHD is encouraging any Monroe County resident who received one or both of their COVID-19 vaccines in a state other than Michigan to visit the MCHD so their vaccine can be entered into Michigan’s Immunization Registry. These individuals can visit the Health Department between 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM on weekdays, except holidays. Please park on the north (S. Custer Road) side of the building near the flag pole, then enter the vestibule and call the number posted on the interior door. An MCHD staff person will meet you at the door with the applicable paperwork for completion. Please be sure to bring your COVID-19 vaccine card with you to the MCHD. For additional information, please see our press release.

Updated Quarantine Guidelines for Close Contacts of COVID-19 Cases
Following recommendations from the CDC and MDHHS, the MCHD is advising updated guidelines for individuals who are a close contact of a positive COVID-19 case. The MCHD does not support individuals to ‘test out’ of quarantine. Please see our full press release for more information.

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 Health Department Services

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

HIV Testing

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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Main Office - Monroe:

Monroe County Health Department
2353 S. Custer Road
Monroe, MI 48161
(734) 240-7800

(Services available at this clinic: WIC and immunizations for WIC participants)
Temperance Family Medical Center
8765 Lewis Ave
Temperance, MI 48182
(734) 240-7800

(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

What is Public Health?


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.

Video: Healthiest Nation in One Generation-An Initiative of the American Public Health Association

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 2030