Health Department


What is Public Health?

“The activities that ensure conditions in which people can be healthy. These activities include community wide efforts to identify, prevent, and combat threats to the health of the public. “

  - Institute of Medicine Definition of Public Health

The Tippecanoe County Health Department

Jeremy Adler, M.D.
Jeremy P. Adler, M.D.
Health Officer

Craig Rich
Craig Rich REHS


Board of Health

Board of Health

Pam Aaltonen, RN, PhD, President
Thomas C. Padgett, MD
Thometra Foster
Karen Combs
Kate Nail, RN
John Thomas, MD
Hsin-Yi Weng, BVM, MPH, PhD
Board of Health Attorney
Randall Vonderheide, JD
Next Board Meeting: August 19, 2015
629 N 6th St. Lafayette, IN 47901
Mission Statement
Enhancing the health and welfare of  Tippecanoe County through public health education,
promotion, prevention and the protection of public and environmental health.
Vision Statement
All residents of Tippecanoe County live to their full potential in a
healthy and safe community through efforts of the Health Department.
In the event of an emergency you can contact the
Tippecanoe County Health Department from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm at
 (765) 423-9221
After hours or on weekends 24/7 you can contact the
Tippecanoe County Sheriffs Department at 

(765) 423-9388


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County Office Building
20 N 3rd St
Lafayette, IN 47901
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6th Street Building
629 N 6th St
Lafayette, IN 47901
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  • Phone:  (765) 423-9221
  • Fax:  (765) 423-9154
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  • Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

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