Tuesday, May 31, 2016
     

 

 

 SMITH COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH

 

DEPARTMENT

 

119 S. MAIN SMITH CENTER, KANSAS 66967

 

PHONE:785-282-6656  FAX: 785-282-3301  

 

HOURS: M-Th 8:00-5:00

Friday 8:00-Noon

OPEN OVER THE NOON HOUR FOR WALK INS AND APPOINTMENTS!


 

 

 

 

SERVICES:

 

Kansas Women Infant Children Program (KWIC)(Diet education provided by Registered Dietician, Food Packages and more)

 

Title X Family Planning Program (paps, physical & Contraceptives)

 

Kansas Infertility Program (Sexual Transmitted disease testing and treatment)

 

Maternal Infant and Children Program (Kan be Healthy, Daycare, Head Start, Kindergarten assessments, tooth varnishing and more)

 

Maternal Infant Program ( offers prenatal vitamins, prenatal risk reduction, supplemental prenatal funding and more) 

 

Immunizations (infants, children and adult vaccines)

 

Laboratory service (blood collection and testing)

 

Disease Surveillance (Investigation,Patient teaching,State Reporting, and assistance with accessing special processes for treatments)

 

In Home Medication Management (Routine setup and delivery of medication)

 

In Home Skilled Nursing Visits (Registered nurse visits in the home)

 

Elderly Home care assistance ( Senior Care Act, IIIB/E and public health home care)

 

Home and Community Based Service (physically disabled and frail elderly in home service)

 

Public Health in Office services ( foot care, administration of prescription injections examples B12,allergy etc.,Blood Pressure, weight,hearing screening,hemoglobin screening and more)

 

Dietician Consultation (Registered dietician consultation)

 

Environmental Sanitation ( Sanitarian available for on-site well, waste water inspection, treatments and more)

 

Parenting Classes and Parenting options assessment (Trained in helping choose parenting options and parenting classes available that also meet court ordered requirement)

 

Emergency Preparedness (Collaboration with local, Kansas Department of Health and Environment, and Center of Disease Control to prepare for emergencies to deliver emergent dispensing of medications, vaccines or other health concerns)

 

Healthy Start Home Visitor Program (offers prenatal and posnatal visits to educate and provide anticipatory guidance)

 

Breastfeeding Educator Program (Trained consultants to assist new mothers with techniques,and identify problems and corrective actions)

 

LEPC - Local Emergency Planning Committees work to understand the hazards in the community, develop emergency plans in case of an accidental release or natural disaster, and look for ways to prevent accidents.  The role of LEPCs is to form a partnership between local governmental entities and industries to enhance all-hazard preparedness.  An LEPC is a product of federal legislation that was passed after the Bhopal disaster in India, where thousands of people died as a result of an accidental release of hazardous chemicals.  Due to this incident Congress passed the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) - 

Summary of the Emergency Planning & Community Right-to-Know Act

42 U.S.C. §11001 et seq. (1986)

Authorized by Title III of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA), the Emergency Planning & Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) was enacted by Congress as the national legislation on community safety. This law is designed to help local communities protect public health, safety, and the environment from chemical hazards.

To implement EPCRA, Congress requires each state to appoint a State Emergency Response Commission (SERC). The SERCs are required to divide their states into Emergency Planning Districts and to name a Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) for each district.

Broad representation by fire fighters, health officials, government and media representatives, community groups, industrial facilities, and emergency managers ensures that all necessary elements of the planning process are represented.

Compliance and Enforcement

History of this Act

More Information

The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) works with other federal partners to prevent accidents as well as to maintain superior response capabilities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SMITH COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH

DEPARTMENT

119 S. MAIN SMITH CENTER, KANSAS 66967

PHONE: 785-282-6656     FAX: 785-282-3301     HOURS: Monday-Friday 8am-12 & 1pm-4pm

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