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Barton County Health Department/
Home Health Agency

1301 E. 12th St./ Lamar, Mo. 64759 Phone: 1-417-682-3363

Serving Barton County and Surrounding Areas Since 1966

BCHD Building







The Barton County Memorial Hospital's

Community Health Needs Assessment 2013



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Barton County Memorial Hospital Link

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Barton County Health Department Employment Application

Directions to Barton County Health Department

About Our Kids

Food Establishment Application

Temporary Event Food Permit Application

Barton County Chamber of Commerce

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Click here for Asthma information from the CDC



Information for Travelers from the CDC



Healthy Weight information from the CDC



Foodborne Illness

Foodborne illness is any illness that results from consumption of contaminated food. It often arises from improper food handling, prepartation, or food storage.

This can happen at home or when out to eat. Everyone should observe food safety to prevent this from hapening to them. The title and picture both link to the CDC's website on foodborne illness.



BCHD Group Picture 2012

Front Row L-R: Charlotte Watson, Kelly White, Reane Williams, Linda Talbott, Beverly Thatch, Lori Taffner

Middle Row L-R: Carol Davis, Gerri Douglas, Rhonda Overstreet, Judy Gastel, Glenda Epple, Lajuana McIntyre, Debbie Sheat

Back Row L-R:Lynn Nims, Jane Mayden, Nancy Robertson, Greg Clements, Shawn Watson, Cathy Williams, Bonnie Brous,


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Services provided on a non-discriminatory basis