Health Department Now Accepting Applications for Environmental Public Health Specialist

The Clinton County Health Department is accepting applications for an Environmental Public Health Specialist. This position involves technical work including field inspections, complaint investigations and office reports in the food service sanitation, childcare sanitation, onsite wastewater, and communicable disease prevention programs. This is light work that may involve lifting up to 50 pounds, balancing, kneeling, stooping, crouching, reaching and maneuvering uneven terrain to perform routine inspections. Position involves both inside and outside work conditions, exposure to some hazards, occasional work in extreme weather conditions, and extended periods of driving. Contact with the public and other County/City employees where explanatory or interpretive information is exchanged, gathered, or presented.

Qualified applicants will have semester hours in environmental health, public health, biology, or related fields. A bachelors degree in environmental health or related field is preferred. Necessary skills include ability to communicate effectively, give public presentations, and conduct environmental health training. Applicants must be computer literate, with the willingness to acquire additional job-related skills. Necessary knowledge includes understanding of biology, on-site waste water, and epidemiology related to environmental health and communicable disease prevention.

Pay contingent on experience and education, with excellent benefits.

Applicants must pass a criminal background check.

Applications must be received by 5:00pm February 4, 2011.

Please include a completed application and resume with your submission.

Application Form

EPHS Job Description

Applications can be mailed to:

Clinton County Health Department

106 Bush St.

Plattsburg, MO 64477

or emailed to

The Clinton County Health Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

2010 Seasonal Flu Shot ScheduleWHACK the Flu

Walk-in Flu Shots are available at our Plattsburg Office. Please call 816-539-2144 for nurse availability.


All scheduled flu shot clinics have been completed


Vaccines will be administered by the Clinton County Health Department nursing staff.

Medicare Participants: You must bring your Medicare Card. The Health Department will bill Medicare.

Medicaid/MO Health Net Participants: Bring your Medicaid/MO Health Net card. The Health Department will bill Medicaid/MO Health Net.

Please wear clothing with loose sleeves!

Carpal Tunnel Surgery CTS references is available online. If you'd like to know how much or inquire about Carpal Tunnel surgery visit the link  << 

2009 Community Health Report

The Clinton County Health Department has released it’s 2009 Community Health Report. It can be downloaded in pdf format below.

2009 Community Report
Pre-Challenge Survey
Post-Challenge Survey

Child Safety Seat Checks Now Available

The Health Department now offers Child Safety Seat Inspections. Inspections are conducted by appointment. All inspections are conducted by a certified Child Passenger Safety Technician. Please follow the link below for more information, or contact the Health Department to make an appointment.

CPS Safety Program

Meningococcal Vaccine Available

The Health Department has Meningococcal available free of charge for children 11-18 years of age.  This is available for a limited amount of time.  Please call the Health Department if you have questions, or wish to schedule an appointment.

The Health Department Collects Batteries for Recycling

The Health Department now collects rechargeable batteries for recycling. Bring your dead rechargeable batteries to our Plattsburg office during regular business hours for proper disposal.

Batteries we will accept: Any rechargeable battery weighing less than two pounds that is in good physical condition (no corrosion or leaking).

Batteries we will not accept: Non-rechargeable batteries, car batteries, rechargeable batteries weighing more that two pounds, batteries that are corroded, leaking, or otherwise physically damaged.