Laclede County Health Department
Charla Baker, Administrator


Toll Free #
Office Hrs:
405 Harwood Avenue

Lebanon, MO 65536-2319

8:00 - 5:00


Toll Free #
Office Hrs:

417-532-2135 (Ph)
417-532-1470 (Fax)

Web Site:
Governing Body: Board Advisory Board: NoMill Tax Rate:$ 0.1000
Ordinances: Sewage
Primary Focus: Our facility is established, maintained, and operated for the improvement of health of citizens of Laclede County.
Board Chair:
Esther Hurney
600 Woody Drive
Lebanon, MO 65536
County Commissioner:
Danny Rhoades
19714 Julie Rd.
Lebanon, MO 65536
Services Offered:
Aquatic Exercise Classes - Partnership with YMCA
Blood Pressure Screening
Blood Sugar Testing - Fingerstick
Breastfeeding Peer Counselor
Breastfeeding Task Force Group
Car Safety Seat Technician Checks/Distribution - Partnership with City Fire Department
Certified Water Testing Laboratory - Coliform & E. Coli Bacteria
Communicable Disease Investigation/Outbreak Management
Community Laboratory Service - Physician Order Required
Complaint Investigation - Food/Water/Sewage/General
CPR/First Aid Certification Program
Emergency Preparedness Education/Support
Food Establishment Inspections
Footcare - Toenail Trimming Clinic
Head Lice Checks
Hemoglobin Testing - Fingerstick
Immunizations - VFC Qualified & Adult Self-Play
Lactation Consultation Services
Lead Testing - Assessed to be at risk - Fingerstick
Lodging Establishment Inspections
Maternal Child Health Services - Injury Prevention Education
Mental Health Medication Management
Mother's Breastfeeding Support Group
Pregnancy Testing/Counseling/Referrals
Public Health Education Speaker/Presentations
Rabies Testing/Management
Seasonal Influenza Clinics
Sewage System Permitting/Inspections
Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing/Treatment
Special Activities as Physican Directed (e.g.: Dressing Changes)
Tuberculosis Testing/Medication/Case Management
Vital Records - Birth & Death Certificates
Women, Infants & Children (WIC)
Contracts with DHSS:
Aid to Local Public Health Agencies (Core Functions)
Maternal Child Health Services
Public Health Emergency Preparedness
Summer Food Service Program
Women Infants Children (WIC)
Multi-county Agreements Relating to Public Health: None
Total Revenue (2012): $953,892.00 Local Contribution (2012): $584,574.00
# of Licensed Child Care Facilities: 19 Capacity: 490
# of Hospitals: 1Population as of 7/01/11: 35,636
# of RHCs: # of FQHCs:
Ratio of Physicians Per Population: 1:936 Ratio of RNs Per Population: 1:244
MO HealthNet Managed Care (Fee for Service or Capitated Rate): Capitated Rate

Updated 4/1/2014