Lapeer County Health Department
1800 Imlay City Rd.
Lapeer MI 48446
Public Health Services help communities become healthy places to live, work and play. We serve as resources for reliable health information and protect communities against environmental hazards. Public Health is about understanding and preventing disease and injury across the entire population. We work to help residents obtain health care services. Public health focuses on promoting health and preventing disease before an individual becomes sick.
The Lapeer County Health Department works closely with area hospitals, health care providers, dentists, veterinarians, emergency management and other public and private partners to improve the health status of Lapeer County residents. The Lapeer County Health Department works to ensure that:
- Drinking water is safe
- Sewage is contained
- Restaurants serve safe, untainted food
- Children are vaccinated against disease
- Health care emergency response plans are in place for nature and human-made disasters
- Diseases are investigated to reduce illness for those at risk and prevent the spread of infections
- Human and animal health are protected by requiring rabies vaccination and licensure for dogs and investigating animal cruelty cases
- Pregnant women and young children have adequate nutritional resources
- Alcohol and substance abuse services are available to all Lapeer County residents
- Older adults have the resources that will allow them to remain independent in their homes
Dedicated to Protecting and Promoting the Health
of Lapeer County
To contribute to the creation of a healthy society in which the residents of Lapeer County are confident in the integrity of their food, water and general environmental conditions, free from chronic and communicable disease, and maintain a proper respect for animals.
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Request for Records
Records created and held by the Lapeer County Health Department fall into one of two categories.
- Personal Health Records - These are records that contain protected health information under HIPAA, such as immunization records, substance use treatment records, etc. A person may request his/her own records (or those of their minor child) by completing a request for these records at the Health Department. These is generally no charge for these records.
- Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Records - FOIA allows individuals to request publicly held records (such as septic system information, animal control records, etc.) that qualify under the FOIA Act. Records that contain protected health information ( such as medical records) are not released under FOIA.
- There is a small charge for the record search and for copies to be made. A request must be submitted in writing prior to receipt of the records.
- FOIA requests should be submitted to: Stephanie Simmons, Director/Health Officer, 1800 Imlay City Road, Lapeer, MI 48446
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