The Elkhart County Health Department began in 1949. The first staff included a part-time Health Commissioner, Public Health Nurses who visited in schools and homes, Sanitarians who inspected restaurants and dairy farms, plus Vital Record Clerks who kept birth and death records. Today the department consists of over 100 people, including 70 full-time employees, working in five divisions. The Health Department offers services to all county residents with a vision of “Healthy Lives, Healthy Communities.” For updated news and announcements, please visit and follow our Health Department Facebook page.
Elkhart County Health Department is proud to once again offer their Mental Health First Aid classes to the general public. Please read on for more details.
ECHD has released the latest Community Health Needs Assessment for 2022.
The Department of Natural Resources recently learned from lab results that rabbit carcasses found on private land in Elkhart County near Middlebury tested positive for tularemia.
Esta publicación de noticias proporciona la información más actualizada sobre la vacuna COVID-19.