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About Shannon County Health Center

The Shannon County Health Center was established by a vote of the people in 1961. It is a mill tax supported agency with financial assistance from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, as well as other governmental and privately funded sources.

Board Of Trustees

The agency is governed by a five-member Board of Trustees elected to serve four-year terms.

Board Members
Doug Harris Chairman Birch Tree, MO
Richard Kay Vice-Chairman Winona, MO
Zara Smith Secretary Eminence, MO
Joy Cox Treasurer Eminence, MO
Janell Nappier Member Eminence, MO

Our Mission

The mission of the Shannon County Health Department is to protect, promote, and assure the health of our citizens.  We shall assess health status and needs, develop policies and priorities, provide services efficiently, and utilize all available resources to attain our goals.