Striving together to make Thomas County a healthy place to live, learn, work and play.

Find out how




Monday through Friday: 7:30 am to 5:00 pm 



350 S Range, Suite 2

Colby, KS 67701 (Enter on the North End)


Phone: (785) 460-4596

Fax: (785) 460-4595

For after-hour emergencies, call (785) 443-0375


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KDHE Public Information Hotline on COVID-19

Kansans can call the KDHE Public                       Information Hotline if they have questions regarding COVID-19.


Currently staffed from 8am – 5pm CST Monday through Friday

Language Line interpretation available for those who don’t speak English

Hotline Number: 1-866-534-3463

July 9th: Pregnancy Overview

July 16th: Pregnancy Health

July 23rd: Labor & Delivery

July 30th: Infant Feeding

August 6th: Infant Care

August 13th: Postpartum Health

Whether you are experiencing a pregnancy for the first time or the fourth time, each experience is different and can create new challenges and concerns

Becoming a Mom®

This program utilizes the March of Dimes Becoming a Mom® curriculum and is supported by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment and March of Dimes

Classes Starting: October 8th, 2020

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

To Register or for more information 

Call 785-460-4596 

Improving Lives Through Health


Thomas County Health Department strives to improve the lives and health of those in Thomas County. Our trained professional staff can help with myriad issues including vaccines, breastfeeding, health problems and policies, and much more. 



Here are 10 essential public health service activities that all communities should undertake and serve as the framework for the NPHPS instruments. Public health systems should

  • Monitor health status to identify and solve community health problems.

  • Diagnose and investigate health problems and health hazards in the community.

  • Inform, educate, and empower people about health issues.

  • Mobilize community partnerships and action to identify and solve health problems.

  • Develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts.

  • Enforce laws and regulations that protect health and ensure safety.

  • Link people to needed personal health services and assure the provision of health care when otherwise unavailable.

  • Assure competent public and personal health care workforce.

  • Evaluate effectiveness, accessibility, and quality of personal and population-based health services.

  • Research for new insights and innovative solutions to health problems.

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