Health Department

Communicable Disease & Immunization

111 E Maple Ave. 
Independence, MO 64050
Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday, except for most government holidays
Phone: (816) 325-7186

The Communicable Disease and Immunization staff is responsible for:

  • tracking disease trends in the community
  • conducting investigations on reported cases of reportable communicable diseases and outbreaks
  • mass prophylaxis clinics
  • providing communicable disease and immunization education to child care facilities, schools, and parents
  • ensuring children in childcare facilities are properly immunized
  • comparing and interpreting data in order to detect possible changes in the health status of the population
  • maintaining partnerships with the healthcare community

To request more information, please call 816-325-7186.