Jackson County Health Department (JCHD)

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312 Pennsylvania
Holton, KS   66436
Phone: (785) 364-2670
Fax: (785) 364-3001
Website: http://www.jacohd.org/



Hours: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday


  • Adult & Child Health Assessments: Physical assessments and screenings
  • Communicable Disease Control: Testing, treatment and follow-up for communicable diseases including sexually transmitted diseases and HIV/Aids
  • Family Planning: Contraceptive counseling, pap smears, pregnancy testing and contraceptive supplies
  • Healthy Start: Home and hospital visits to mothers and newborns, providing education on infant/child health care
  • Immunizations: Childhood Vaccinations. Adult Vaccinations including: Hepatitis A and B Influenza Pneumonia, Tetanus
  • WIC (Women, Infants, and Children): Supplemental food programs for breast feeding, post partum, pregnant women, infants, and children under five years of age
  • Community Education & Outreach: Pamphlets, audio-visual aides and speaking engagements on a variety of health topics
  • Environmental & Sanitation Health: Well water testing and recommendations. Septice system recommendations and permits. Investigation and follow-up on environmental concerns
  • Home Health: Medicare/Medicaid certified since 1972. Skilled Nursing, Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapies, Medical Social Services, Home Health Aide. Program rules and regulations apply, call for details
  • Hospice: Medicare/Medicaid certified, end of life holistic care for the terminally ill
  • Additional Programs and Services: Audiograms-Hearing Screenings. Denver Developmental Screening, Speech Testing, Diabetes Screening, Urinalysis, Hemoglobin Screening, PSA Screening, Lipid Panel, KanBe Healthy Physicals, Pregnancy Test, Tobacco-Use Reduction Efforts, Vision Testing, Maternal and Infant Program, Lead Exposure Testing for certain individuals