Health Department

Serving Our Community

Strengthening Our Future


A thriving Hamilton County where every resident has equitable access to preventive health care, nutritious food, safe recreational opportunities, and the educational resources they need to live long, healthy lives.


The Hamilton County Health Department is dedicated to the purpose of communicable disease prevention and health promotion for residents of all ages in Hamilton County and protecting the environment in which they live. The department maintains programs of education, regulatory enforcement, and provides health services devoted to the promotion of a healthy environment in Hamilton County.


The Hamilton County Health Department exists to promote the health and wellbeing of our community. We do it by preventing disease, providing education, and protecting our Environment. Our service-driven, science-based approach creates the conditions for our citizens to live long, healthy lives.

Core Values

Hamilton County consistently ranks among the healthiest counties in the United States. The Hamilton County Health Department is committed to helping our community maintain this status by living up to these core values:

  1. Service
  2. Transparency
  3. Compassion
  4. Respect
  5. Responsiveness
  6. Collaboration
  7. Science
  8. Trust

If you have any questions regarding the services provided by the Hamilton County Health Department, please contact us at 317-776-8500 or by fax 317-776-8506 or visit our office during daily business hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Some program services have limited days and hours of availability, please see specific programs for details.