• baby getting head measured
  • washing hands with soap and water
  • food safety inspection
  • mom kissing smiling baby
  • nurse taking blood pressure
  • three older ladies exercising
  • immunization in arm
  • various foods

Bates County Health Center

Bates County Health Center was opened as a demonstration unit on April 1, 1975. A vote of the citizens on August 3, 1976 approved a mill tax for the continuation of the local public health agency. Since its establishment, the Bates County Health Center has been dedicated to protecting the health and well-being of the citizens of the county. Although services offered have changed over the years, we still strive to fulfill the mission of public health which is to Prevent, Promote, and Protect our citizens.

Hours

Health Center hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Extended hours include remaining open until 7:00 p.m. the first Thursday of every month.

Did You Know?

  • As children grow, how they sit in your car will change. Make sure you use a car seat that fits your child's current size and age.
  • Rear Facing Car Seat--has a harness and, in a crash, cradles and moves with your child to reduce the stress to the child's fragile neck and spinal cord.
  • Forward Facing Car Seat--has a harness and tether that limits your child's forward movement during a crash.
  • Booster Seat--positions the seat belt so that it fits properly over the stronger parts of your child's body.
  • To maximize safety, keep your child in the car seat for as long as possible, as long as the child fits within the manufacturer's height and weight requirements. Keep your child in the back seat AT LEAST THROUGH AGE 12.

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