All Missouri Adults are now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine.  Register for a COVID-19 vaccination today!  It’s fast and easy.  Simply go to https://covidvaccine.mo.gov/navigator or if computer access is a problem, you can call 1-877-435-8411. For special assistance phone Howell County Health Department at 417-256-7078.

Please click here for Fact-sheet-recipients-caregivers-Moderna COVID-19 vaccine .  



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FREE Breast and Cervical Screening available in the State of Missouri. Click HERE to Learn More.

For the latest up to date information on the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) please click the CDC link https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html For Missouri data and information on COVID-19 please click this link https://health.mo.gov/living/healthcondiseases/communicable/novel-coronavirus/ HOWELL COUNTY COVID-19 TESTING LOCATIONS:   CLICK HERE



The Howell County Health Department has a full time position open for Breastfeeding Peer Counselor.  High school diploma or GED required.  Applicant must have personal experience in breastfeeding and good communication skills as one-on-one interaction with clients is important.  Applicant will give basic breastfeeding information, support and encouragement to pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers.  Additional training will be required.  Application and resume can be dropped off at the Administration Office, mailed to Kathy Parker, HCHD, 180 Kentucky, West Plains, MO 65775, or e-mailed to [email protected].  Please click here for an HCHD Application for Employment 2021.


Community Health Assessment 2019

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