Health Department

We seek to help residents live long and healthy lives through the assurance of environmental quality, the access to personal health services and the dissemination of information to make wise health decisions.


CALL 877-313-6232 to schedule an appointment


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Bed Bug Information                                        Zika Information

Emergency Preparedness                               Environmental Health

Food Safety Manager Courses                        Immunizations

Community Health                                           Personal Health 

Communicable Disease                                   Recalls

Vision/Hearing Screening                               Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

Prescription Drug Drop Box                          Children’s Special Health Care Services 


*To reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, share your room with baby, but NOT your bed. Baby should sleep alone on his or her back and without soft objects (pillows, crib, bumpers, loose bedding, toys, etc.)*


What does the Ionia County Health Department do for the Community?

Your Ionia County Health Department is a leader in improving the health and well-being of the community.

*Protect you from health threats, the everyday and exceptional. We make sure tap water you drink, the restaurant food you eat and the air you breathe are all safe. We are ready to respond to any health emergency be it bioterrorism or an environmental hazard and we work constantly to prevent disease outbreaks.

*Provide healthy solutions for everyone. Your Ionia County Health Department ensures that everyone can get the preventative care they need to avoid chronic disease and to help maintain their health. We provide flu shots for the elderly and help mothers obtain prenatal care that give their babies a healthy start. We also offer a program that provides children with regular check-ups, immunizations, and good nutrition to help them grow and learn.

*Educate you and your neighbors about good health. We provide information; pamphlets at your doctor’s office, public service announcements in the media, programs in schools, and detailed websites that allow you to make healthy decisions everyday like exercising more, eating right, quitting smoking or simply washing your hands to keep from spreading illness.

*Advancing Community Health. Your Ionia County Health Department plays a vital role in developing new policies and standards that address existing and emerging challenges to your community’s health while enforcing a range of laws intended to keep you safe. We are constantly working, through research and rigorous staff training, to maintain our unique expertise and deliver up-to-date, cutting-edge health programs.

Need help signing up for Healthy Michigan? Contact Ionia County Health Department for assistance.


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Rounds of Thunderstorms with Severe Weather and Flood Potential
Friday Night into Early Saturday Morning
*Thunderstorms over Wisconsin will travel southeast into Southwest Lower Michigan overnight
*Damaging winds and heavy rain are the main threats through early Saturday morning
*Heavy rain could lead to localized flooding

Saturday through Saturday Night
*Scattered storms during the day could be strong with gusty winds and locally heavy rain
*Main wave with damaging wind and heavy rain potential late Saturday evening into Saturday night
*Confidence in timing and placement remains low and will depend on prior day's activity
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Severe Weather and Flood Potential Next Few Days

Thursday Morning (After 4 AM)
* Storms crossing Lake Michigan in the pre-dawn hours and moving across Lower Michigan during the morning.
* Wind gusts over 35 mph with a few locations receiving gusts over 60 mph.

Friday Night to Saturday
* Thunderstorms with strong wind gusts, flooding possible.
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