The Russell County Health Department offers many different services. 

Call 785-483-6433 or stop in at 189 W. Luray Street,  Russell, Ks  

 

 

Summer time will be here soon

 and sever weather will follow.

Please visit the following websites

for tips on how to keep yourself

and the ones you love safe.

 

Red Cross - Thunderstorms  

CDC - Tornados

National Safety Council - Flood

Ready.gov - Disater Kits

 

 

 

During the spring and summer

months, families spend alot of

time out doors. The following site

has many tips, that cover a wide

range of activies, to think about

the next time you are outside.

 

National Safety Council

 

  

 

During the Summer months it is important to remember to

protect yourself from the sun. Please

visit the following site on how to prevent skin cancer. 

Johns Hopkins

 

Zika Virus

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

  http://www.cdc.gov/zika/prevention/index.html

 

 

 

Family Planning

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 3rd Wednesday of the month from 1pm to 5pm. Call our office if you have any question or to make an appointment to see Tyrel Somers MD. 

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.

 

http://www.usa.safekids.org/child-passenger-safety

 

 

 

 

 

Russell County Health Department

189 W. Luray

Russell, Ks  67665

Phone:  785-483-6433

Fax:  785-483-3118



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