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Please note the Imperial County Public Health Department will be open for appointments only. Department staff will be available to provide assistance by phone to members of the community who have questions related to any of the Department’s essential services.

Phone assistance will be available Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The office will be closed for lunch from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. This shall remain in effect until further notice.

Health Status Report

We have provided a link to the County’s Health Status Report, a resource that you can use to see how we are doing as a County. Many factors contribute to the overall health status of a community. Some of those factors can be improved through public health measures, while others cannot. Childhood vaccinations are one of most significant public health measures to date and have greatly reduced the number of cases of certain communicable diseases such as measles, mumps, and rubella.

Other factors are more global in nature and cannot be addressed through public health measures alone. Many people have no health-care insurance which limits their ability to access care when needed. This results in higher rates of late or no prenatal care or hospitalizations for asthma. The percentage of children living in families at or below the poverty level is an indicator of global risk factors that could impact access to health care.

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