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



Upcoming Food Safety/Sanitation Management Classes:

April 9, 2019 - Benzie Community Resource Center at 6051 Frankfort Hwy, Benzonia. Registration Form

Class in Leelanau County is full. 

Credit Card Payments: As of January 2018, the Health Department does not accept credit card payments.

Increase in Environmental Health Fees:  Effective November 1, 2018, 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, 2018.



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