Recommended Immunization Schedule for 19 years or older
Two new vaccines are required for school-age children for the 2019-20 School Year: Meningococcal and Hepatitis A. KDHE proposed changes to the vaccine requirement regulations earlier this year. The regulations were approved by KDHE and became effective on August 2, 2019.
Kansas children continue to be at risk for lead poisoning. The good news is that lead poisoning can be prevented. The only way to know if a child has lead poisoning is to have them tested. There is no safe blood lead level for children.
Call today to get your child tested.
The program focuses on four priority areas:
1) Preventing the initiation of tobacco use among young people,
2) Promoting quitting among tobacco users of all ages,
3) Eliminating nonsmokers' exposure to secondhand smoke
4) Identifying and eliminating disparities related to tobacco use and its effects among different population groups
We strive to provide accessible health information and educational resources by partnering with schools, faith-based programs, work-sites, personal care providers, and other community organizations to implement and reinforce health promotion programs and messages.
Cover Kansas Project Navigators work to assist Kansans with the Federally-facilitated Marketplace (FFM) through Healthcare.gov
Our on site Navigator plays a crucial role in helping Kansans secure health insurance and stay covered.
Contact our local Navigator for assistance at
SCHEDULE FOR 2019
Tuesday, Sept 3
Tuesday, Nov 5
Cheyenne County Health Department Located in the basement of the
St. Francis Clinic
WIC is a public health program designed to influence lifetime nutrition and healthy behaviors among WIC clients. WIC’s goal is to help keep pregnant and breastfeeding women, new moms, and
kids under age 5 healthy.
All persons aged 6 months and older are recommended for annual flu vaccination, with rare exception.
Vaccination is particularly important for people who are at high risk for serious flu complications.
Water sample pick-up at Cheyenne County Health Department on October 8th, 2019. Please have samples into the Health Department by 9:00 AM CST. It is recommended for private water well owners to test their drinking water every 1-3 years for bacteria and nitrates.
Please contact us for more information.
The Bureau of Oral Health has launched a new state-wide public health program designed to reduce dental disease in Kansas children. The Kansas School Sealant Program has partnered with local dental professionals and schools to bring preventive oral health services to children that may have limited access to dental care. These school-based oral health programs will treat low income and Medicaid enrolled children in your area that have documented dental needs.
Please contact us for additional information.
Promoting the health of all children and youth birth through twenty-one through health services and education integrated into the school setting.
Preparedness provides leadership to protect the health of Kansans through efforts to mitigate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters, infectious disease, terrorism, and mass casualty emergencies.