Howell County Health Department
Chris Gilliam, Director
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180 S. Kentucky St

West Plains, MO 65775-2082
417/256-7078
417/256-1179
gillic@lpha.mopublic.org


8:00 - 5:00
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Clinic office hours 7:30 - 12:00 & 1:00 - 5:00 (unless special circumstances exist)
Web Site: http://howellcountyhealthdept.com
Governing Body: Board Advisory Board: NoMill Tax Rate:$ 0.1000
Ordinances: Food Handlers Permit with City of West Plains, City of West Plains Food Establishment Ordinance, Official water samples ($20.00)
Primary Focus: To improve, promote and protect the health of Howell County through awareness, assessment and planning
Board Chair:
Robert Shaw, MD
829 US Hwy 60-63
Willow Springs, MO 65793
County Commissioner:
Mark Collins
4 Courthouse
West Plains, MO 65775
417-469-4387
Services Offered:
(BCCCP) Show Me Healthy Women (Howell and Ozark)
Blood Pressure Screenings
Breast Feeding Peer Counselor Services
Child Safety Seat Fitting Station
Cholesterol screenings
Communicable Disease Control
Environmental Public Health Services
Glucose Testing
Health Education
Immunization
Lead Screening
MC+ Enrollment
Multi-County Womens Health Initiative includes Family Planning
Prenatal Case Management
Safe Cribs Program
STD screening & treatment (on-site)
TEMP
Tobacco Cessation
Vital Records
WIC
Worksite Screenings & Immunizations
Contracts with DHSS:
Bioterrorism
Child Care Facility Sanitaiton Inspections
Child Care Health and Safety Consultation
Chronic Disease Primary Prevention (Howell-Texas)
Core Public Health Functions
Maternal and Child Health (MCH)
Onsite Sewage Systems
Show Me Healthy Women
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Multi-county Agreements Relating to Public Health: Environmental-Subcontracted to City of West Plains,CDPPP - Texas County
Planner/Epi with other Counties in Region G through Texas County
Total Revenue (2012): $1,159,592.00 Local Contribution (2012): $561,328.00
# of Licensed Child Care Facilities: 21 Capacity: 692
# of Hospitals: 2Population as of 7/01/11: 40,665
# of RHCs: 6# of FQHCs: 1
Ratio of Physicians Per Population: 1:548 Ratio of RNs Per Population: 1:99
MO HealthNet Managed Care (Fee for Service or Capitated Rate): Fee for Service

Updated 4/1/2014