The Leavenworth County Health Department offers a wide range of services to Leavenworth County residents in an attempt to improve the quality of life through environmental and community health nursing. The goal of the Health Department is to provide services necessary to give Leavenworth County residents the opportunity to enjoy good health in a healthy environment.
The professional staff includes a medical director, program aides, nurses, a licensed social worker, a registered dietitian and a registered medical technologist.
In an effort to better serve Leavenworth County, seasonal satellite clinics are operated in various locations, such as schools, fire departments, fairs and the courthouse, offering a variety of professional services. A licensed nurse serves the satellite clinic clients.
Services are provided Monday through Friday at the Health Department at 500 Eisenhower Road Suite 101, (913) 250-2000 and at the W.I.C. Office at 500 Eisenhower Road Suite 102, (913) 250-2040 both in Leavenworth.
Confidentiality is the key to Health Department operational practice, including both medical and financial status.
The Leavenworth County Health Department will provide necessary preventive health services to all Leavenworth County residents regardless of race, religion, sex or financial status. No one will ever be denied service due to inability to pay.
The Leavenworth County Health Department is currently updating and revising its Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Plan. The Plan has been developed to prepare for the public health agency's activities prior to and following a bioterrorism event or other public health emergency. The Leavenworth County Health Department is working in cooperation with local health care providers, a regional group of five Kansas Counties and the State of Kansas to monitor, evaluate and respond to any incidence of communicable disease and other illnesses of known or unknown origin.