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Please note the Imperial County Public Health Department will be closed to all walk-in services for the public. 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.

Department Essential Services

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Our focus has and always will be the well-being of our clients. We understand that the rapidly evolving coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) situation poses unique challenges for everyone.

Please note, effective Tuesday, June 15, 2021, the Imperial County Public Health Department will resume certain in-person essential services for the public by appointment only, in addition to providing services over the phone. Below is a list of essential services that will be provided. Please contact the listed phone number of the specific program directly for information and/or appointments. Department hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm-5:00 pm. The department is closed from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm.

The following Public Health Department essential service is available on a walk-in basis and by appointment as of June 15, 2021:

  • Division of Environmental Health: (442) 265-1888 

 

The following Public Health Department essential services are available by appointment only as of June 15, 2021:

  • California Children’s Services (CCS): (442) 265-1455 
  • HOPWA: (442) 265-1388 
  • Tuberculosis (TB) control services: (442) 265-1415 
  • Vector Control: (442) 265-1888 

 

The following Public Health Department essential service will be available on a walk-in basis and by appointment starting June 22, 2021:

  • Animal Control: (442) 265-2655 

 

The following Public Health Department essential services will be available by appointment only starting July 6, 2021:

  • Birth amendments (1 year and younger): (442) 265-1444 
  • Birth certificates (for ages 2 years old and younger: infant needs to be at least 3 weeks old): (442) 265-1444
  • Death burial permits: (442) 265-1444
  • Death certificates (2005 to present): (442) 265-1444 

 

The following Public Health Department essential services are available by phone only:

  • Emergency Medical Services: ems@co.imperial.ca.us or (442) 265-1405
  • Nutrition information: (442) 265-1408 
  • Support services & referrals for care and treatment for people with HIV/AIDs: (442) 265-1386 

 

The following services are NOT available at this time: 

  • Car Seat Program: (442) 265-1388)
  • Health cards
  • Immunizations
  • Immunization transcribing
  • Medical marijuana cards
  • Pregnancy tests
  • Physicals
    • Immigration
    • Sports
  • TB skin tests
  • TB work clearance
  • TB risk assessments
  • Travel consultations

If you have any general questions regarding any of these services, please call the Imperial County Public Health Department at 442-265-1444.