Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness exists to prepare the St. Joseph County Department of Health to respond in a public health emergency or disaster in order to achieve optimal public health outcomes for our community.

Environmental Health 

Environmental Health provides a wide variety of services to reduce the risk of contracting disease or experiencing other health effects from pathogens in the environment.


Finance processes accounts payables for the Department of Health and works with Units within the department in regards to accounts receivables.

Food Services & Pool Program

Food Services is charged with enforcing the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) Retail Food Sanitation Requirements.

Health Equity, Epidemiology, & Data (HEED)


Health Outreach, Promotion &  Education (HOPE) 

Health Outreach, Promotion & Education (HOPE) offers free educational presentations and educational materials to prevent disease and injury in our community.

Immunization Clinic

Nursing collaborates with multiple divisions, community partners and residents to reduce the risk for spread of disease through case investigation, case management and various services offered.

Public Health Nursing

Vital Records

Vital Records provides birth and death records and other miscellaneous services such as genealogy. Did you know paternity can be established in our office?