About The Taney County Health Department
Creating opportunities for healthy lives in our community.
We will improve the health of our community through leadership, collaboration, education and service.
We value integrity, learning, teamwork, positive communication, quality improvement, and dedicated service to the community.
Founded by the vote of the people on September 1, 1960, the Taney County Health Department has served residents and visitors of Taney County since it first opened its doors on February 1, 1961. Governed by an elected five member board, TCHD proudly serves Taney County through a variety of health, wellness, and safety programs.
TCHD is an accredited local public health department through the Missouri Institute of Community Health (MICH). In 2015, TCHD became the 76th health department in the nation to become nationally accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board.
TCHD holds offices in Forsyth and Branson, and operates the Taney County Animal Care and Control program out of Hollister.