Friday, April 03, 2020
Administrator, RN


Kim Knieling, RN/ADM

Kathy Janousek, Office Manager

Kam Wilson, Secretary

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YouTube presentation by

Surgeon General Jerome Adams

Protect Against the Measles

What is Public Health?

What Drives Chronic Disease?

U.S. Surgeon General on Coronavirus

As COVID-19 spreads, what habits should we practice in our daily lives to protect ourselves and avoid infecting others? WebMD’s chief medical officer, John Whyte, MD, speaks with U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams to address common questions and misinformation about this virus.

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  Rush County Health Department


Monday - Friday

Excluding Holidays

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Injections given 9 am - 4:00 pm

Mission Statement:

The Rush County Public Health Department is responsible for the protection, maintenance, and improvement of public health through collaborative planning and development of an effective community health service program, working with all related and/or concerned organizations and individual citizens.  To inform, educate and empower the people of Rush County to be a healthier community.

The U.S. Surgeon General speaks on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Services include:

  • General Services:   Blood Pressures, Height/Weight, Hemoglobin's, Head Lice Checks Ear Checks, Lead Screening and Pregnancy Testing and Suture Removal

Rush County Health Department - 611 Peace Street, P.O. Box 452, La Crosse, Kansas 67548 - Phone 785-222-3427 - fax 785-222-3593