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



Benzie County residents can now sign-up to receive emergency alerts such as boil-water advisories, missing persons, chemical spills, etc.. through the CodeRED Mass Notification System.  Alerts can be sent to email or as text messages.

Free Radon Test Kits are still available at both Health Department offices at the Environmental Health desk.

As of January 1, 2018 the Health Department is no longer accepting credit cards. 

Current Health Issues

Frequently Asked Questions