Health Department Community Health


Community Health


The Community Health Division is a vital part of the Ionia County Health Department. The Community Health Division strives to provide the public with accurate health information and assuring that quality preventative measures take place in Ionia County. This helps the public to make wise decisions about their health and allows them the opportunity to live in the healthiest atmosphere possible. The Community Health Division accomplishes these feats through health education, substance abuse prevention and treatment, public health emergency preparedness, disease tracking and the Medical Examiner.


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Health Education

Educational information and resources are available on a variety of topics including risk reduction, cardiovascular disease and prevention, smoking, diabetes, alcohol and drug abuse, community health reports and statistics, and much more.

Ionia County Substance Abuse Initiative



To facilitate a continuum of substance abuse services in Ionia County

All Ionia County Residents will be free of substance abuse and its effects.




Click here for information of groups and meetings.


The providers involved in our program are:

Ionia County Health Department

Debra Thalison, MA, CCJP, CPC-M, CCS-M, (Program Director)

(616) 527-5341-During Business Hours



 Ionia County Substance Abuse Initiative Application for Board Appointment

 Ionia County Substance Abuse Initiative Advisory Committee By Laws 

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