Vernon County Health Department
Beth Swopes, Administrator
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301 N. Washington

Nevada, MO 64772-2344
417/667-7418
417/667-4131
swopel@lpha.mopublic.org


8:00 - 6:00
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Governing Body: Board Advisory Board: NoMill Tax Rate:$ 0.1000
Ordinances: Sewage
Primary Focus: Communicable disease control and environmental public health
Board Chair:
Brad Mowry

Nevada, MO
County Commissioner:
Bonnie McCord


Services Offered:
Adult immunizations
'Allergy and B12 shots
Child care nursing consultation
Childhood immunizations
Communicable disease control and investigation
CPR/First Aid
Disease testing
Environmental (food inspection, child care, sanitation inspection, lead risk assessment, motel inspections)
Hepatitis A and B shots
Maternal and child health
Pregnancy testing
STD/HIV testing
Screenings: Blood pressure, vision, hearing, height, weight, head lice, tympanogram, cholesterol testingTB testing and control
Vital records
WIC
Contracts with DHSS:
Child Care Health and Safety Consultation
Child Care Inspection
Core Public Health Functions
Maternal and Child Health (MCH)
Summer Food Inspections
Vital Records
WIC
Multi-county Agreements Relating to Public Health: Environmental Health
Total Revenue (2012): $568,294.00 Local Contribution (2012): $303,374.00
# of Licensed Child Care Facilities: 20 Capacity: 328
# of Hospitals: 2Population as of 7/01/11: 20,963
# of RHCs: 0# of FQHCs: 1
Ratio of Physicians Per Population: 1:811 Ratio of RNs Per Population: 1:103
MO HealthNet Managed Care (Fee for Service or Capitated Rate): Fee for Service

Updated 4/1/2014