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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 over 100 employees, including 70 full time, working in five divisions.
608 Oakland Avenue
Elkhart, IN 46516-2116
Phone: (574) 523-2283
Fax: (574) 295-6186
Toll Free: 1-877-523-2283
Tuesday through Friday: 8:00am*-4:00pm
*Due to staff in-service, our office will open at 9:00am on the second Thursday of February, May, August, and November and on the first Thursday in December.