Delaware County, Indiana

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Donna Wilkins,
Health Officer

125 N Mulberry St
Muncie, IN 47305
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  • Business: (765) 747-7721
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  • Office Hours:
    Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    Others by appointment

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Delaware County Health Department

The Delaware County Health Department provides a wide range of services to the community. For specific information, visit one of these sections of our website:
  • Administration
  • Environmental Health Division
  • Community Health Division
  • Informatics and Infrastructure Division
  • Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response Division

10 Essential Public Health Services

The Essential Public Health Services provide the fundamental framework by describing the public health activities that should be undertaken in all communities. The Essential Services provide a working definition of public health and a guiding framework for the responsibilities of local public health systems.

  1. Monitor health status to identify and solve community health problems.
  2. Diagnose and investigate health problems and health hazards in the community.
  3. Inform, educate and empower people about health issues.
  4. Mobilize community partnerships and action to identify and solve health problems.
  5. Develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts.
  6. Enforce laws and regulations that protect health and ensure safety.
  7. Link people to needed personal health services and assure the provision of health care when otherwise unavailable.
  8. Assure competent public and personal health care workforce.
  9. Evaluate effectiveness, accessibility, and quality of personal and population-based health services.
  10. Research for new insights and innovative solutions to health problems.

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