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The following services are offered each month:

AIDS Testing
Leavenworth County Health Dept.
620 Olive Street
Contact: 913-684-0730

Meet every Monday, 7:15 pm
409 S 7th Street (downstairs north side)
Leavenworth, KS

Alcoholics Anonymous
Contact: 682-0511 or 682-2616

Alliance Against Family Violence
Parenting Classes
Call to enroll: 682-1752 x 23

Hospice of Leavenworth
Bereavement Care Services
Call Gretchen to attend: 684-1305

500 Eisenhower Road, Suite 101
Leavenworth, Kansas 66048
Phone: (913) 250-2000
Fax: (913) 250-2039
  • Childcare Licensing and Registration
    The State of Kansas requires that anyone providing home based childcare for unrelated children on a regular basis be licensed or registered. The Health Department is the local agency responsible for regulating this care as well as that of childcare centers and preschools. A list of all licensed and registered childcare providers in Leavenworth County is updated quarterly and is available upon request.

    Information on registration or complaints regarding a provider may be directed to the Health Department's childcare surveyor.

  • Contraceptive Methods
    Birth Control Pills; IUD; Condoms; Depo-Provera Injection

  • Environmental Health
    This program provides services to improve the quality of life for Leavenworth County residents as governed by ordinances and statutes. Services include preventive and corrective measures to maintain a clean environment. Contact the Health Department's environmental scientist.

  • Healthy Start Program
    The Healthy Start program provides education and support to pregnant women and families with a baby up to one year old. The program is designed to give children a healthy start in life.

    A Healthy Start paraprofessional provides information regarding community resources, child development, immunizations and many other vital topics during visits to parents of Leavenworth County newborns.

  • High Rish Newborn Visits
    This program is designed to continue the rapport initiated in the Health Department Maternal and Infant Program. The program also serves as a referral system for private physicians with newborn clients in need of short term counseling, such as home visits for improvement of parenting skills.

  • Immunizations
    The Immunization clinic provides basic childhood and adult immunizations. Overseas inoculations for international travel are also available on a fee for service basis.

    Clinic Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
    8:00 AM to 11:30 AM & 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM

  • Family Planning
    Pap Smears; Laboratory Testing; Breast Examinations; Contraceptive Counseling; Pregnancy Test Counseling; Referral and Resource Information

  • Physical Examinations
    Physical examinations and laboratory studies required for school admission, sports programs and pre-employment are provided at the Health Department by a nurse practitioner, a registered nurse, and a laboratory technologist.

  • Prenatal Care
    A Maternal and Infant clinic is offered to pregnant Leavenworth County residents in conjunction with Kansas University Medical Center. Eligibility is based on having a medical card or no insurance that covers prenatal services of a physician, a registered nurse, a registered dietitian, a licensed social worker, and a registered medical technologist.

  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
    This program provides confidential education, testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases. H.I.V. / A.I.D.S. counseling, testing and case management services are offered by certified counselors to help stop the spread of H.I.V. / A.I.D.S.

  • Well Child Program
    The Well Child clinic provides preventive health care examinations, immunization updates, and developmental education for children 0-5 years of age. Children are served in this clinic by a pediatrician, a registered nurse, a registered medical technologist and a program aide. The program also serves as a referral system to private physicians when services other than prevention are required.

  • Well Woman Program
    The Well Woman Clinic is available to women not wanting Family Planning services, but are in need of annual pap smears and associated examinations.

  • Miscellaneous
    •   Annual Influenza and Pneumonia Vaccine Satellite
    •   Blood Pressure Screening
    •   Children with Special Health Care Needs Counseling
        and Assistance
    •   Cholesterol Screening & Counseling
    •   Colorectal Screening & Counseling
    •   Communicable Disease Control
    •   Court Ordered Paternity Testing
    •   Diabetic Screening & Counseling
    •   Health Education Pamphlets
    •   Health Education Programs Upon Request
    •   Newborn Screenings (PKU)
    •   Sickle Cell Testing & Counseling
    •   Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (S.I.D.S.) Counseling
    •   Tuberculosis Follow-ups

  • W.I.C. (Woman, Infants and Children)
    WIC stands for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program fro Women, Infants and Children. It's a USDA federally-funded program that provides supplemental foods and nutrition education to income eligible pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children up to five years old.

    Income: Household income less than 185% of the poverty level. income eligibility varies depending on the number of people in your household. Examples of gross annual income are: Household of 2 - $23,107 Household of 4 - $34,873

    Residency: Must live in Kansas.

    Categorical: Must be a pregnant, breastfeeding, or postpartum woman, infant, or child up to five years old. Nutritional

    Risk: Must demonstrate nutritional risk as determined by a health professional.

    Infants: Iron-fortified Infant Formula, Infant Cereal or Juice.
    Women & Children: Milk or Cheese, Cereal, Eggs, Juice, Dry Beans or Peanut Butter.

    Special food packages are available for the homeless, children or women with special health needs, and women who exclusively breastfeed.

    The Department of Agriculture sponsors this educational food voucher and immunization program. W.I.C. provides iron-enriched food vouchers to pregnant, breastfeeding and post partum women, their infants and children up to age 5. Meeting federally approved financial, residential and medical guidelines is required. A registered nurse, a registered dietitian, and a program aid provide services.

    For more W.I.C. information, call 913-250-2040 or visit the W.I.C. office in Leavenworth.

Narcotics Anonymous
409 S 7th Streeet
Contact: 682-2776

Sunday, 5:30 PM ~ Monday, 8:30 PM ~ Tuesday, 5:30 PM
Wednesday, 7:00 PM ~ Thursday, 5:30 PM ~ Friday, 9:30 PM
& Saturday, 8:00 PM
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