We can all help prevent suicide. The 988 Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones. 


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Our certified Child Passenger Safety Technician is available to provide education as well as free seat checks. Reduced cost car seats and booster seats are also available to qualifying families. Services available by appointment.


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(Women, Infants and Children)

The goal of WIC is to improve nutritional health of participants. To meet this goal, the WIC program provides nutrition education, breastfeeding promotion and support, medical care referrals and nutritious foods that are high in protein and iron.


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It’s important to stay up to date on immunizations!

All childhood and some adult immunizations are available Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. by appointment.



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Are you a pre-menopausal woman under 50 who has put off your annual appointment due to expense or lack of insurance? Our family planning clinic could be for you! 


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Latest News

The Lawrence County Health Department announces a contract continuance to provide WIC services for federal fiscal year 2024 has been signed with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Read the full news release here 2023-2024 Annual WIC News Release


Restaurant/Food Service Inspections




Food or Sewage Complaints

If you have a complaint about unsafe food handling practices, have a suspected or confirmed case of illness due food poisoning, or have a complaint about a sewage issue, please call 417-466-2201. 

Food Complaint Form

Sewage Complaint Form

Food Handler Training

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