Public Health Department

Message from the Department

The Wayne County Department of Public Health (WCDPH) along with MDCH would like to remind residents and healthcare providers in Wayne County of the following educational and disease prevention resources:

For residents of Wayne County that were affected by the flooding that occurred on August 11, 2014, FEMA will begin local meetings for flood assistance.  Click here for more information.

Mission

The purpose of the Public Health Department is to provide environmental health, nutritional health, community health, emergency preparedness, women and children's health and communicable disease prevention and control services to all Wayne County residents, businesses and visitors so that they can enjoy good health and be safe during emergencies. The Public Health Department is subdivided into two groups: Public Health and Environmental Health.

Programs & Services

 

 

Environmental Health Programs

Maternal & Child Health Programs

Epidemiology & Disease Control

Emergency Preparedness

Public Health Accreditation & Quality Improvement

 

Thomas Kochis
Director of Health & Human Services
Thomas Kochis
313-224-0810

Department of Public Health

Mouhanad Hammami, MD
County Health Officer
734-727-7000

Department of Public Health

Carol Austerberry, RS, MS, MPA
(Acting) Deputy Health Officer
734-727-7045

Department of Public Health

Ruta Sharangpani, MD; MPH
Medical Director
734-727-7010