Health Department employees coordinate emergency plans with other Harvey County government departments, city governments, area healthcare providers and other south central Kansas health departments to respond to any emergency affecting Harvey County and its citizens.

In the event of an emergency the Health Department may conduct mass dispensing of antibiotics/vaccines. 

The dispensing site for Harvey County is Newton High School, 900 W. 12th Street.


Cities Readiness Initiative

The Cities Readiness Initiative aids cities in the delivery of medication and medical supplies during a large-scale public health emergency.  This can only be accomplished through the combined efforts of citizens and a local health department. 

For more information, check these links

What is the Cities Readiness Initiative?

To contact the county Preparedness/Bio Terrorism program, call the Health Department at 316-283-1637 or email  Community Services Coordinator for more information.

Public Health Links

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