Community Services


Cancer Road to Recovery

Madison County Health Department serves as the Road to Recover through the Head Family Cancer Fund of Madison County. Madison County citizens have additional transportation assistance for Cancer Diagnosis through this fund. 


Guidelines for the services:

  • The client must be actively receiving chemotherapy and/or radiation treatment.

  • Must be a resident of Madison County Missouri.

  • There is a form that is available at the MCHD. Obtain this form and fill it out. This may be done by the client or any individuals assisting with the care of the clients. The form must also be signed by the client's physician.

  • This form must be completed and returned to the MCHD.


Services Provided:

  • Transportation Assistance:

    • You will receive $ 400.00 per calendar year mileage reimbursement through the Head Family Cancer Fund per person per year.For any Questions or further information please contact the Madison Co. Health Dept. at 573-783-2747 and ask for Patty McDaniel and Tissy Ramsey.


The Head Family Fund is entirely supported through local generous donations. All donations go directly to the assistance of families in Madison County. If you or your organization would like to make a donation please call Tissy Ramsey at MCHD  at 573-783-2747 ext. 1001 or mail your check to:  Madison County Health Department

       Head Family Fund

       806 W College Ave.

       Fredericktown, MO  63645

If a client is in need of nutritional supplements or lodging, contact the American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345 or to reach the American Cancer Society for 24-hour 7-day a week service at 1-800-227-2345.





Baby & Me Tobacco Free

Are you pregnant and a smoker or where 3 months prior to becoming pregnant? Are you willing to quit smoking? If so, we are committed to help.


How does the Baby & Me Tobacco Free Program Work?

You will need to commit to quit smoking and stay quit during your pregnancy, Enroll in the Baby & Me Tobacco Free Program, Attend 4 prenatal smoking cessation sessions, Agree to take a monthly breath test to prove that you are tobacco free, and Stay smoke free after your baby is born to receive a $25 monthly voucher for free diapers, for up to 12 months.


Call Madison County Health Department today to make an appointment to sign up or for questions, at 573-783-2747 Ext. 2001, 3007, or 3005.


Visually Impaired Program

The Visually Impaired Program is a service provided to Madison County Residents that have some type of visual impairment.

The Madison County Health Department provides the Democrat News on cassette tape to those visually impaired at no cost. The newspaper is recorded by volunteers who come to the health department every Wednesday morning. Individuals are mailed the tapes through the United States Post Office and include a return address label with them. There is no charge for the tape to be mailed back to the health department.


If you have a family member or know of any individual that would like to receive the Democrat News on cassette tape please call the health department at 573-783-2747 and ask to speak with Teresa Clark.


Emergency Preparedness


Click here for                                  more information specific to emergency preparedness.

Are you prepared for an emergency? Even though local, state and federal agencies have plans to protect the public, YOU are responsible for your own safety, even in an emergency. Families should be prepared to be on their own for 5-7 days.


1. Create a Plan

2. Create a Kit

3. Listen for Information


CPR and 1st Aid

The Madison County Health Department offers American Heart Association CPR and First Aid training for the community which includes businesses and daycares. The American Heart Association provides a two year certification. We can provide this service at your place of business or here at the health department. We need at least one month notice to schedule your class.

  • Adult, Child and Infant CPR $ 94.10(3 hours)

  • Adult, Child and Infant CPR with First Aid $158.85(5 hours)

  • Adult, Child & Infant CPR with First Aid and AED $158.85(5 hours)

  • Adult CPR and First Aid $125.48(4 hours)

  • First Aid Class $ 62.74(2 hours)

  • Adult, Child, First Aid and AED $125.48(4 hours)


We have changed the fees for CPR classes to be charged by the hour instead of individually.

The prices above are based on the average time it takes us to teach the class by $31.77 which is what is cost the department. The prices are for a class of 1-6 individuals, which only requires one instructor. If the class is 7 or more, the amount will be doubled, because it will require two instructors. These prices will cover the cost incurred for the health department to teach the class, but will be somewhat cheaper for the business. Every person will need a AHA book for the class which is $14.00.


If you need anymore information, have any questions, or want to schedule a class please call 573-783-2747 EXT 3005, EXT 3007, or EXT 1005.

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Published June 30,2017

Monday -  Friday     7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday                   Closed
Sunday                      Closed

Closed for lunch 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Madison County Health Department

806 W College Ave.

Fredericktown, MO  63645