The Russell County Health Department offers many different services.
Call 785-483-6433 or stop in at 189 W. Luray Street, Russell, Ks
Flu season is upon us.
Please review the following
information to help you understand
the difference between the
stomach flu and influenza.
Have you received your flu shot?
Getting an annual flu vaccine is the first and best way
to protect yourself and your family from the flu.
The health department is currently giving flu shots for the
2017-2018 season. Call our office at 785-483-6433 or just stop
by to get your shot. To save time just click the permit
link below and bring the completed form with you.
Flu Permit 2017-2018
With the winter months upon us, it is important to
make sure you have everything you need
to stay safe on the roads. The following links
will help you stay safe both on the road and in your home.
Winter driving tips from the Russell PD
National Safety Council
Everyone makes sure that they
are bundled up from the cold
during the winter months but are
you sun protected? Your skin is still exposed
to UV rays when it's cold outside. The following
link has the tips you need to help protect your skin.
Skin Cancer Foundation
There is no need to panic about Zika
but you do need to take steps to protect
yourself and your loved ones. Just like
other mosquito carrying viruses,
protection from mosquito bites is the key
prevention. If you want to know more
about prevention, please check out
The Russell County Health Department offers a variety of Family Planning Services. We believe abstinence is the safest form of birth control, but do promote other methods as well. We offer various methods of birth control that are either free to the public or can be bought at a discounted price (based on income). Practicing safe sex can allow for a healthier community through preventing Sexually Transmitted Diseases as well as Teen Pregnancy. You can also see if you qualify for the Early Detection Works program. Our Family Planning Clinic is held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 1pm to 5pm. Call our office if you have any question or to make an appointment to see Camille Suchy, APRN-C.
If you are interested in becoming a licensed, group, preschool, or childcare center, please call or come to the Russell County Health Department. Your local surveyor Candi Wagner can help instruct you on the latest KDHE requirements for obtaining a license for any type of child care facility. Also, if you are a parent looking for childcare openings in Russell County, please call the ChildCare Aware office at 877-678-2548.
Children Passenger Safety
Call the Russell County Health Department if you would like for one of our certified technicians to help you make sure that your children's car seat in properly installed.
Please click on the following link for child passenger safety tips and resources.
Russell County Health Department
189 W. Luray
Russell, Ks 67665