Health Department

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About Us

The Riley County Health Department is a versatile and efficient organization that has been serving Riley County for well over 50 years. Our workforce of approximately 40 employees includes nurses, social workers, dietitians, support staff, and administration.

RCHD is proud to be an accredited health department. Since September 2011, the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) has recognized health departments that meet national standards that ensure they provide essential public health services in their communities. The PHAB awarded RCHD accreditation in 2020.

  1. Immunizations available at the Health Department Clinic

    Standard childhood immunizations for diseases such as Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (Chickenpox), Diptheria, and Tetanus are required for school and daycare. If your child hasn't been vaccinated yet, we're here to help. Read on...
  2. Monkeypox Information

    Monkeypox is a rare but potentially serious viral illness that can spread person-to-person through close contact, bodily fluids, or contact through contaminated materials such as clothing or linens. It is part of the same family of viruses as smallpox. Read on...
  3. Danielle Kitt: June Employee of the Month

    “It makes me feel good to make sure people know we’re going to be here for them,” said Kitt. “If you have a need we can take care of in the clinic, we’re going to do that no matter who you are.” Read on...
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