Shiawassee County Health Department
Our Mission and Vision
Public health is defined by the Institute of Medicine as "what we as a society do collectively to ensure the conditions in which people can be healthy." We believe public health has a strong link to providing a better tomorrow for Shiawassee County by supporting solutions to the economy, education, health care, and citizen security. The Shiawassee County Health Department encompasses three divisions through which our mission is accomplished: Personal Health, Environmental Health, and Emergency Preparedness.
The Shiawassee County Health Department is committed to improving the health and wellness of county residents through prevention, protection, and health promotion.
The Shiawassee County Health Department is dedicated to improving the quality of life for county residents through disease prevention and health promotion. We are user friendly, efficient, responsive, knowledgeable and results oriented in providing high quality public health services. The Health Department works in collaboration with community partners, provides leadership, advocates for public health and makes timely data-driven decisions, shaping positive health outcomes for our community.
Larry Johnson, R.S., M.S.
Director of Personal and Community Health
Nicole Greenway, M.P.H., R.N.
Director of Environmental Health
Casey Elliott, R.E.H.S.
Director of Finance
Derek Burton, B.B.A.
Dennis Chernin, M.D., M.P.H.
Emergency Preparedness Coordinator
Jodi DeFrenn, B.B.A.