Health Department

Welcome to the 

Vigo County Health Department

147 Oak Street

Phone:  812-462-3428

Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, closed on holidays

IN THE CASE OF AN AFTER-HOURS PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY

PLEASE CALL 812-232-3801 OR 812-232-3802.

VIGO COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

TIRE AMNESTY TIME IS HERE!

 

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION NEEDED!!

Tires are prime breeding grounds for mosquitoes which carry the West Nile Virus. 

Proper disposal of tires will reduce the spread of the virus in Vigo and other surrounding counties.

Come help us reduce the risk of West Nile in our community!

 

  • DATE:            April 5th – May 7th (Monday-Friday)
  • TIME:             8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • WHERE:        Vigo County Health Department Vector Control
  • WHAT:           Bring old tire (s) with or without rims lying around your property, by APPOINTMENT ONLY
  • VIGO COUNTY RESIDENTS ONLY!  Proof of residency required!
  • COST: FREE TO THE PUBLIC (UP TO 10 TIRES)
  • NO Businesses, Tire Retailers, Salvage yards, Auto Service Centers or Trucking Companies Allowed.

 

PLEASE READ

PRE-AUTHORIZATION REQUIREMENTS

BEFORE BRINGING US YOUR TIRES

 

  • Tire drop off by APPOINTMENT ONLY - 812-234-9181
  • NO MORE THAN 10 tires without pre-authorization or a fee will occur.
  • Semi tires, tractor tires, or larger MUST have pre-authorization.
  • NO EXCEPTIONS!!!! Without authorization, a charge will occur.
  • The Vigo County Health Department is not responsible for any accidents or damage to vehicles.

 

For information, pre-approval questions, or to schedule an appointment for tire drop off PLEASE CALL

VIGO COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT VECTOR CONTROL

812-234-9181

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

Hoosiers age 16 and older can register by going to ourshot.in.gov, searching for a nearby vaccine clinic and selecting an appointment time. Appointments may also be made by calling 211. A caregiver or loved one may make an appointment on behalf of an eligible senior.

Appointments for the second dose will be made at the clinic when the first dose is administered.

Additional groups, such as those based on underlying health conditions, will be added as vaccine becomes available. Updates will be posted at ourshot.in.gov.

Please watch the video explaining why everyone wearing a mask can significantly slow the virus!

Why Wearing a Mask Can Slow the Virus

UPDATED: May 6, 2021

          

 Current Vigo County Surveillance:  

General

Total Confirmed Cases in Vigo County: 12,419

Total Covid-19 Deaths in Vigo County: 178

Total deaths from other causes, who also tested positive for Covid-19 (examples: auto accidents, cancer)-19

Presumptive Deaths-1

FOR MORE LOCAL INFORMATION CLICK BELOW HEADERS

"Guidance for COVID-19 Positives/Contacts"

GOVERNER'S MASKED MANDATE

EXTENDED COVID TESTING SITES

COVID-19 LOCAL TESTING SITES 

GOVERNOR'S BACK ON TRACK PLAN

COVID-19 SIGN FOR RESTAURANTS

WHO IS HIGH RISK FOR COVID-19 SIGN

PROTECTING YOUR FAMILY DURING THE COVID-19

RESOURCES FOR THE HOMEBOUND AND/OR ILL IN OUR COMMUNITY

SMALL BUSINESS NEWS RELEASE

INDIANA STATISTICS  

CDC Facts

Global Cases

Guidance for Business and Employees

VCHD Facebook Page


Vital Statistics

Vital records now has a drop box!! It is located in the glassed in area on the east side of the Annex Building. Submit an envelope, an application and two forms of copied ID's with cash payment. 

Vital Statistics records all birth and deaths occurring in Vigo County.  Persons may apply for a birth or death certificate with this office.

  • 171 Oak Street
  • Phone: 812-462-3442
  • Application hours:  8:15 am - 3:45 pm
 

Health Clinic 

TB TESTING WILL SUSPEND APRIL 21ST, RESUMMING JUNE 1

The Health Clinic offers vaccinations, TB testing, work and school physicals.

  • 696 S 1st Street, doors are on the West side of the Annex Building
  • Phone:  812-462-3431
  •  Open 8:15 am - 3:45 pm except for the second Tuesday of every month for evening clinics.
  • Evening Clinic hours are 12 (noon) - 7:00 pm.  By appointment only
  • CLOSED DAILY FROM 12:00 - 1:00 for lunch.

Environmental Health

The Environmental Health Division is focused on the prevention of injury and disease by controlling the links between humans and their environment. Our programs seek to minimize or eliminate risk factors in the human environment that may threaten life and overall health.

  • 147 Oak Street
  • Phone:  812-462-3281
  • Open 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Vector Control

The primary goal of the Vector Control Division is to reduce the risk of disease and death from pathogens carried by animals and/or vectors.
  • 1241 7th Avenue
  • Phone:  812-234-9181
  • Open 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Health Education

Health education is a process that involves informing the public about achieving and maintaining quality health, instilling quality health habits, and providing the community with the necessary tools to make educated decisions regarding their own lifestyle and health. 

 

Click here for more information on health topics, updates, and tips.

Board Of Health

James Turner, DO, jturner@uhhg.org President 2021

James McKanna, jimmymckanna@gmail.com, Vice President 2021

Jeff DePasse, jdepasse@ma.rr.com

James Turner, D.O.  jturner@uhhg.org

Custodio Lim, M.D. tedlim5253@yahoo.com 

Brian Ross, O.D. Brian.ross@myeyedr.com

Jennifer Todd, PhD, toddja10@gmail.com

Amber Cadick, PhD Ambercadick@hotmail.com 

Contact Us

Vigo County Annex Building
147 Oak St
Terre Haute, IN 47807

  • Phone: (812) 462-3428
  • Staff Directory
  • Office Hours:
    Monday through Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm.

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