The Examiner 12 Jan, 2021 23:45 am

Jackson County Health Department city of Independence

The plan is to move ahead with a new location sometime in the next couple months. No formal plan has yet come to the County Legislature.

Jackson County plans new Health Department facility Jackson County plans to move its Health Department from its longtime site at 313 S.With the recent decision by Independence to reopen its Health Department, the Jackson County Health Department now covers all of the county outside Independence and Kansas City.“The current space has been antiquated for some time,” County Administrator Troy Schulte said.Schulte said the county had considered new space in Independence but officials have now decided to look elsewhere.

, just south of the Independence Square.For instance, staff have to go out to the vehicles of patients who use wheelchairs.

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