FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Do I need to make an appointment prior to coming to the Health
Yes. Some services, such as WIC, Foreign Travel Immunizations, require
appointments. It is
best to call the health department prior to coming to find out is an
appointment is necessary.
Will you bill my insurance company?
Call in advance to check if we are able to
bill your insurance, and bring your insurance card to your appointment.
Do you offer Expectant Parent Classes?
We have Expectant Parent Classes. They are five sessions and held in the
evening. Please call 785-826-6602 for more information and to schedule
for the classes.
How do I apply for WIC?
Please call 785-826-6602 to schedule an appointment. Once you are
scheduled, staff will send you important information for you to complete
and bring with you to your appointment
Where can I find out about job openings at the Health Department?
We always advertise in the Salina Journal for any job openings. You
may also call the administration office at 785-826-6600 to inquire about
How do I get a birth certificate?
You can pick up an application in our administration office, or you
can go online at
Who do I contact about home health services?
The Salina-Saline County Home Health Agency is located at the Health
Department. If you or someone you know needs home health services,
please call 785-826-6606 to request the services.
I am building a home in the country. Who do I contact about locations
for a well and septic system?
Please call our Environmental Health Department at 785-826-6604. They
will help you through the required permitting process.
I am going to be traveling overseas and am not sure if I need any
shots before I go. Can you help?
Please contact our clinic services at 785-826-6602. One of our nurses
will help you determine what immunizations might be required or
recommended for your trip. The immunization process may take a few
weeks, so please call as many weeks as possible before your trip.
How do I start a day care for children?