Public Health

East Central District Health Department is a state-approved district health department that provides public health services to a four-county service area: Boone,  Colfax, Nance and Platte.  We work with community partners and coalitions and offer a wide variety of programs to help live out our mission and vision, including programs in:

  • Disease Surveillance
  • Preparedness
  • Environmental Health
  • Family Health
  • Community Health

Public Health Emergencies

East-Central District Health Department works closely with federal, state and local officials to gather and share information about health emergencies that affect our region.  Information, updates, and resources can be found here and on our website,