Health

For information regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) view the following link:

CDC website

Overview

The Hancock County Health Department pledges supportive services to promote the health and wellness of each man, woman, and child of Hancock County. Each individual shall be afforded treatment with respect, kindness, and compassion. The department will enforce and provide services to create public awareness, provide support to the community, and to protect and promote a healthy environment for the citizens of Hancock County.

Functions

Health departments are responsible for:

  • Birth registrations
  • Death registrations
  • Disease prevention and suppression
  • Communicable disease control
  • Environmental health
  • General community sanitation
  • Retail food sanitation
  • Health services initiation

Links & Resources