Health Department

Flu season will be here soon. Now is the time to get your flu shot to protect yourself and everyone around you. The best time to get your flu shot is before the end of October. 

Flu Vaccine Consent (Pdf)

We are also making appointments for the new COVID bivalent booster shot.  Individuals 5 years of age and older are eligible to receive the Pfizer booster and individuals 6 years of age and older are eligible to receive the Moderna booster.

Please make sure to bring your current insurance cards with you when you come into the office.  You can call the health department at 785-483-6433 if you have any questions or if you are needing to make appointment.

The Russell County Health Department has been proudly serving Russell County since 1925. Our mission is to promote wellness, prevent disease, and protect the health of all citizens of Russell County and the surrounding areas, and to empower all citizens to make responsible decisions through health education, using public health functions of assessment, assurance, and policy development.



Our office excepts insurance policies from a wide range of companies. Please check with you insurance company before your appointment to confirm that the service will be covered by your policy.  Fees that are not covered by your insurance will become the policy holder's responsibility.