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East Central District Health Department is a state-approved district health department that provides public health services to a four-county service area: Boone, Colfax, Nance and Platte.  We work with community partners and coalitions and offer a wide variety of programs to help us live out our mission and vision.   


HEALTH ALERT:  Due to high Manganese levels in the Columbus water supply, all infant formula should be prepared with filtered or bottled water. The levels are NOT high enough to affect adults.


OP/ED from Local Area Public Health Officials and Medical Providers