Jackson County - Health Department.

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Agency Information

Name: Jackson County - Health Department

Category: Health

Service Area: Jackson County

Purpose: The mission of the Jackson County Health Department is to protect the public health and the environment in which we live, recognizing that the practice of public health is vital to all individuals and their collective well-being. We will promote the best achievable scope and quality of health services for the citizens of Jackson County via the provision of services, education, and the explanation of heath care regulations. We will strive to achieve satisfactory compliance with state and local laws.

Hours of Operation: 8 am - 4:30 pm Monday-Friday except for holidays. Some services require an appointment.

Additional Information

Address: 801 West 2nd Street

City: Seymour

State: Indiana

ZIP: 47274

Phone: 812-522-6474

Email: healthadmin@jacksoncounty.in.gov

Website: https://www.jacksoncountyhealth.org/


Office, Vital Records, Environmental: 812-522-6474

Nursing: 812-522-6667

Public Health Educator-Coordinator: 812-522-6474


Office administration, grants, advertising, purchasing, personnel, employment opportunities.

Vital Records:

Birth & Death records, correction & paternity affidavits, genealogy research, statistics.


FOOD-Retail food establishment plan reviews, permits, and inspections. Food handler certification. SEPTIC-On-site sewage system plan reviews, permits, and inspections. ENVIRONMENTAL-Hazardous material response, mosquito control, water testing, housing inspections, environmental assessments.  Sharps disposal program for needle disposal. Containers provided.


 Child & Adult immunizations, TB testing, school health nursing, HIV, HEP C & STD testing, communicable disease follow-up, and flu clinics. Health education.

Public Health Educator-Coordinator:

 Health education, preparedness coordination & planning, smoking cessation program featuring free classes and free nicotine replacement therapy.  Speakers are available for area groups.

Contact Information

Name: Dr. Christopher Bunce, MD

Title: Health Officer

Email: cbunce@jacksoncounty.in.gov

Name: Carrie Schryer

Title: Public Health Nurse

Email: phn3@jacksoncounty.in.gov

Name: Michelle Arthur

Title: Administrative Medical Assistant

Email: nursing@jacksoncounty.in.gov

Name: Dustin Hiten

Title: Environmental - Food

Email: ehs3@jacksoncounty.in.gov

Name: Kimberly Barnett

Title: Birth and Death Certificates

Email: vitalrecords@jacksoncounty.in.gov

Name: Mondee Scifres

Title: Public Health Nurse

Email: phn2@jacksoncounty.in.gov

Name: Paul Ramsey

Title: Environmental - Housing, Lead, and Industrial

Email: pramsey@jacksoncounty.in.gov

Name: Whitney Kovener

Title: Environmental - Septic and Water

Email: wkovener@jacksoncounty.in.gov

Name: Lin Montgomery

Title: Public Health Educator-Coordinator

Email: lmontgomery@jacksoncounty.in.gov

Updated November 2021