About Us

Wayne County Public Health is dedicated to promoting physical and mental health; to preventing disease, injury, and disability and to the belief that every citizen within the boundaries of Wayne County is entitled to quality health care, regardless of ability to pay.

about wayne county public health

Our Core Responsibilities

PREVENT DISEASE OUTBREAKS
AND EPIDEMICS

PREPARE FOR AND RESPOND
TO DISASTERS

ENSURE ACCESS TO KEY
HEALTH SERVICES

PROMOTE AND ENCOURAGE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF HEALTHY HABITS

PROTECT AGAINST
EVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS

LEAD A STRONG LOCAL
PUBLIC HEALTH SYSTEM

LEARN WHAT REALLY
MATTERS TO PEOPLE

Our Philosophy

It is the philosophy of Wayne County Public Health to promote, preserve, enhance, and protect the health and well-being of all persons of Wayne County and the environment in which they live.

It is the philosophy of Wayne County Public Health to make professional and paraprofessional health care available to all residents of Wayne County.

If needed health care is not available through Public Health, referral, coordination, and case management of services will be carried out to ensure patient access to health care.

Our Mission

Wayne County Public Health is dedicated to promoting physical and mental health; to preventing disease, injury, and disability and to the belief that every citizen within the boundaries of Wayne County is entitled to quality health care, regardless of ability to pay.

Public Health Staff

Shelley Bickel
ADMINISTRATOR
Charlotte VanFleet
OFFICE MANAGER
Jen Shelton, RN
HOME CARE NURSE
Susan Moore, RN
MATERNAL CHILD HEALTH, FIRST FIVE AND COMMUNITY NURSE
Linda Stanley
OFFICE CLERK/BILLING
Ron Wallace, RN
ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATOR, HOME CARE NURSE
Jessica Hysell, Coordinator
NINE TO THRIVE PROGRAM
Deidre Buttz, RN
HOME CARE NURSE
Kelly Alexander, RN
HOME CARE NURSE

2021 Board of Public Health

Joel Wells, DO
CHAIR
Penny Fetters
VICE CHAIR
Tom Swearingen
Clayton Merritt, MSN, ARNP
Susie Gibbs, RN

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