Decatur County Health Department
Mission Statement
To evaluate, monitor, protect, restore, and/or improve the health of population groups within the county by providing health services, environmental services, and educational services to maintain and promote a healthy lifestyle for individuals, families, and communities

Decatur County Health Department
902 West Columbia, P.O. Box 28
Oberlin, Kansas 67749
Office Hours
Monday-Friday
7:30 am-11:30 am-12:30 pm-4:30 pm
Contact Information
Phone: 785-475-8118   Cell: 785-475-8537
Fax: 785-475-8143
E-mail: decaturhd@ruraltel.net

Staff
Marilyn Gamblin, RN – Administrator/Health Officer
Kasey May RN—Staff Nurse
Tara Neitael Simmonds– Child Care Licensing Surveyor
Craig Bartruff, MD--Medical Advisor

Board of Health
Karen Larson, Commissioner
Stan McEvoy, Commissioner
Brad Marcuson, Commissioner

Confidentiality
Strictest of care is taken to preserve the privacy of each patient. Our atmosphere of caring is informal and friendly and at the same time protects each person’s specific needs for confidentiality. For more information you may review the Health Department’s Notice of Privacy Practices.
Local Health Department Websites

Services We Provide:
Immunizations- Child and Adult
Weekly Allergy shots (Maintenance)
B12/Hormone Injections (Client Provides Medication)
Flu Shots/ Pneumonia Shots
Foot Care
Diabetic Foot Care
Pregnancy Testing
U.A.’s
Family Planning Services
STD Testing
Blood Pressure Checks
Community Outreach Blood Pressure Clinics
Tuberculosis Screenings & Treatment
Disease Investigation & Surveillance
Safe Haven Point of Contact
Emergency Preparedness
Client/Community Education
Health Fair Blood Work (2 times a year)
Child Care Licensing and Surveying