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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. Goat's Milk is an Unsafe Choice for Babies Less Than 1 Year of Age

    Goat's milk is NOT a nutritionally appropriate formula substitute. Goat's milk is extremely high in protein when compared to human milk or infant formula, which can cause dehydration. Other minerals, like sodium, are also excessive in goat's milk. Read on...
  2. Six Cases of Chickenpox in Riley County

    Six cases of Chickenpox (Varicella) have been reported in Riley County over the past two weeks. The patients range in age from 6 to 14 years of age. Be on the lookout for signs and symptoms including a rash that turns into itchy, fluid-filled blisters. Read on...
  3. Community Baby Shower June 4, 2022

    Riley County Health Department is pleased to invite expecting and/or new parents to the first annual Community Baby Shower on June 4, 2022, from 9-11 a.m. No registration is required. Read on...
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