The mission of the Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department is to prevent disease, prolong life, and promote public health through:

  • Prevention and control of environmental health hazards
  • Prevention and control of diseases
  • Prevention and control of health problems of particularly vulnerable populations
  • Development of health care facilities and health services delivery systems
  • Regulation of health care facilities and health services systems to the extent provided by law

Community Health Needs Assessment

 

COVID-19 Question Form

Noncompliance Reporting Form

 

Notices:

Environmental Health:  Information regarding available services, applications, and downloadable versions of the sanitary code can be found on our Environmental Health page.  Any questions related to the resumption of services, the implemented social distancing restrictions, and fee should be directed to our county branch office, call- Benzie County 231-882-2103 and Leelanau County 231-256-0201.

Personal Health: The Personal Health Division of the Health Department will be open for appointment ONLY visits. This includes programs like WIC, IMMS, and Family Planning. Please call 231-882-4409 for more information. Visitors to the Benzonia office only will go through a health screen before entry into the building.  If an individual presents a fever or other symptoms, they will be directed back to their vehicle and a nurse will tend to them in their car.  

Increase in Environmental Health Fees:  Effective November 1, 2019, the fees for environmental health services such as permits, evaluations, licenses, surveys, etc. will increase.  A detailed fee schedule can be seen by clicking on the link below:

Environmental Health Fees Effective Nov 1, 2019.