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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 approximately 100 employees working in five divisions.
Daniel A. Nafziger, MD, M.S.
The Health Officer is entrusted with the responsibility of addressing the public health concerns of Elkhart County. This is accomplished through the various divisions and programs of the Health Department. Our mission, and the mission of all health departments throughout the United States, is to promote a healthy life and lifestyle by increasing the quality and years of healthy life and eliminating health disparities. We carry out our mission in association with the Indiana State Department of Heath, the Center for Disease Control, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and other governmental and public health agencies.
Contact Number: 574-523-2283
Click here for locations of the Divisions within the Health Department:
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