Switzerland County Seal
Health Administrator

Betty Lucas - Health Administrator


Mailing Address:
P.O.Box 14

Physical Location
1190 W. Main St.
Vevay, IN 47043


Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri
7:30am - 4:00pm

7:30am - 12:00pm


The Switzerland County Health Department's purpose is to prevent communicable and chronic diseases by immunizations and testing. Also, to maintain a safe environment for all our residents including disaster events.

These goals will be beneficial to all our county residents.


Health Registrar

Donna Faber - Administrative Assistant

Environmental Health Specialist

Mark Helt - Environmental Specialist

Kelli Jester - Food Inspector

Mark Reed - Public Health Coordinator

Scott Frede M.D. - Health Officer

Joyce Fields - Health Nurse

Switzerland County, Indiana



Hepatitis Awareness Month

posted on 2017-05-22 by Donna Faber from health

As part of Hepatitis Awareness Month, State Health Commissioner Jerome Adams has taped a brief public service announcement to help bring attention to the rising toll this disease is taking on Indiana. You can find the PSA at this link: https://youtu.be/WSLmz_selyA.

Lifeline Screenings Coming Again in August

posted on 2017-04-05 by Donna Faber from health

Watch the local newspaper for upcoming Lifeline Screenings free to county residents in August from the Switzerland Co Health Dept. The date will be announced later along with appointments.


posted on 2017-04-05 by Donna Faber from health

Mild winter temperatures combined with a warm and wet early spring could mean early and prolific mosquitoes and ticks. Entomologists believe the insects may appear a week or two earlier than they have in other years. FOR TICK PREVENTION: 1) Wear shoes that cover the entire foot (no sandals), socks, and long pants. Long- sleeved shirts are also desirable. 2) Pant legs should be stuffed into sock... read more

posted on 2017-04-05 by Donna Faber from health

IF YOU PLAN TO BUILD, BUY OR RENT TO BUY...Be sure to contact the Switzerland County Health Dept at 812-427-3220 before to check that septic system is up to code.

HIV Screening

posted on 2016-04-15 by Donna Faber from health

The Health Department is now doing free Hepatitis C and HIV testing on a walk-in or call-in basis. Please call us at 812-427-3220 for more details. All information is confidential.



Do I need to call for an appointment for immunizations?

posted on 2014-12-03 by Donna Faber from health

At this time we do not make appointments for children's immunizations. It is strictly walk-in only. The nurse is available for these from 8:00-10:30 am and 12:00-3:30 pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesda... read more

Birth and Death Certificates

posted on 2014-12-03 by Donna Faber from health

Birth and Death Certificates have to be applied for in the county in which the birth or death occurred or through Indiana Vital Records. If you are needing a genealogy copy of birth or death, please ... read more


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