The Madera County Department of Public Health protects the health of our community by preventing disease and promoting health equity.
Our department is also responsible for enforcing state and local health laws. Some of our services and programs include Emergency Preparedness, Communicable Disease Control, HIV/AIDS surveillance and supportive services, Child Health and Disability Prevention, California Children’s Services, Childhood Lead Prevention, Public Health Laboratory analysis, Vital Statistics, Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health case management services, Immunization clinics, Women Infants and Children nutrition program, and health education programs addressing teen pregnancy, nutrition, obesity, tobacco use, and asthma.
The Vital Statistics Section of the Public Health Department provides the following services:
Issues certified copies of birth and death events that have occurred in the last 12 months
Authorizes burial permits
Registers births and deaths
Registers out-of-hospital births
Acts as a liaison between the public and the State of California Office of Vital Records
Compiles data relating to births and deaths
Compiles data on infectious diseases reported in Madera County
Provides statistical information upon request
Open to the public Mon-Fri, 8:00 am-12:00 pm, & 1:00 pm-5:00 pm (Closed for lunch from 12-1 pm) Continue Reading...
Madera County Public Health Department participates in the California Immunization Registry (CAIR), a statewide computerized immunization information system. For more information, visit the following website: