Cherokee County Health Department

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Cherokee County Health Department Details

View Address, Phone Number, Fax Number, and Hours for Cherokee County Health Department, a Health Department, at East Walnut Street, Columbus KS.

Name
Cherokee County Health Department
Address
110 East Walnut Street
Columbus, Kansas, 66725
Phone
620-429-3087
Fax
620-429-3623
Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

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About the Cherokee County Health Department

The Cherokee County Health Department, located in Columbus, KS, monitors public health risks, coordinates Columbus agencies responding to public health threats, and enforces Kansas public health standards. As a Department of Public Health (DPH), the department works to prevent the spread of diseases, promote healthy behaviors, and ensure a clean water supply. The Health Department also provides access to Cherokee County public records.

You may contact the Health Department for questions about:
  • Columbus public health records
  • Columbus restaurant inspection reports and grades
  • How to find Columbus vital records
  • Kansas health codes and health code violations
  • Columbus drinking water reports

Cherokee County Health Statistics

Find Cherokee County Population of People With Disabilities, Population by Disability Type, Public Health Insurance Coverage, and Private Health Insurance Coverage. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Cherokee County Population of People With Disabilities
 Cherokee CountyKansas
People With Disabilities4,531 (22.3%)361,479 (12.7%)
Females With Disabilities2,222 (21.6%)182,446 (12.7%)
Males With Disabilities2,309 (23.0%)179,033 (12.8%)
Cherokee County Population by Disability Type
 Cherokee CountyKansas
Hearing Difficulty1,352 (6.7%)112,460 (4.0%)
Vision Difficulty1,076 (5.3%)63,537 (2.2%)
Cognitive Difficulty1,973 (10.3%)132,291 (5.0%)
Ambulatory Difficulty2,312 (12.1%)180,448 (6.8%)
Self-Care Difficulty851 (4.4%)63,984 (2.4%)
Independent Living Difficulty1,411 (9.2%)114,031 (5.4%)
Cherokee County Public Health Insurance Coverage
 Cherokee CountyKansas
Public Health Insurance7,895 (38.9%)808,712 (28.4%)
Medicare Coverage4,536 (22.4%)461,492 (16.2%)
Medicaid Coverage4,234 (20.9%)391,381 (13.8%)
VA Health Care Coverage427 (2.1%)71,079 (2.5%)
Cherokee County Private Health Insurance Coverage
 Cherokee CountyKansas
Private Health Insurance13,063 (64.4%)2,118,949 (74.5%)
Employer Based Coverage9,900 (48.8%)1,657,761 (58.3%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage3,353 (16.5%)475,350 (16.7%)
Tricare & Military Coverage365 (1.8%)109,639 (3.9%)