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Birth Control Services
Breast and Cervical Cancer Project
STD/HIV Testing
Blood Pressure/Blood Sugar Screening
Rural Health Clinic
Prenatal Clinics
Diet Counseling
Diabetes Center
Home Visitation Program
Lead Screening
Communicable Disease Program
Head Lice Treatment
Animal Bites and Pest Control
On-site Sewage
Private Water Supplies
Birth and Death Certificates
Health Education
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Health Resources


April is STD Awareness Month

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday - 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
East Prairie:
Monday & Tuesday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
*See specific programs for extended hours

         The Mississippi County Health Department provides a variety of health care services and programs to residents in Mississippi County, Missouri. The health department has offices in Charleston and East Prairie.

        Our services are provided to men, women, children and infants regardless of income. Health services include birth control, immunizations and blood pressure/blood sugar screenings. Select a topic at left for helpful information on the many services and programs available to county residents.

        If you have any questions, please contact MCHD online or call 573-683-2191 in Charleston or 573-649-5502 in East Prairie. For after hours public health emergencies, call 1-800-392-0272, or the local law enforcement agencies:

Mississippi County Sheriff's Department 573-683-2111
Charleston Police Department 573-683-3737
East Prairie Police Department 573-649-3511
     It is the mission of the health department to prevent illness and protect the environment of the county.   
   - Mission Statement

1200 E. Marshall St., Charleston, MO 63834 -- Phone: 573-683-2191
202 E. Pine St., East Prairie, MO 63845 -- Phone: 573-649-5502