Dawn Vader, MBA, Adminstrator
Dawn manages the day-to-day operations of the Health Department.
Debbie Smith, PBT, CM
Debbie serves as a phlebotomist. She teaches Silver Sneakers, is a class facilitator, and assists with day-to-day clinic operations.
Sharon Korsi, Administrative Assistant
Sharon is the administrative assistant and front office receptionist. She also serves as registrar and WIC clerk.
Pamela Husby, Billing Clerk
Pam processes our billing, creates schedules, tracks Covid positives and assists with other administrative duties.
Dr. Joy Murphy, Psy. D, LPC, RN-BC
Joy is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She is available for appointments Monday and Tuesday 8 to 4.
Megan Pitts RN, BSN
Megan’s main duty is serving as WIC and Breastfeeding Coordinator for Hickory County.
Patty Turner, RN, Public Health Nurse
Patty handles our immunizations and blood pressure checks. She teaches DPP classes and is the Epidemiology Assistant.
Betty Rosbrugh, Nutritionist
Betty serves as the WIC Nutritionist for Hickory County.
Theresa Hunt, Med Tech
Theresa does Covid and Influenza testing. She also assists in the front office with birth and death certificates, appointments, and WIC.
Jeff is our Environmental Public Health Specialist, he is responsible for the food establishment inspections, septic permit inspections, and environmental complaint investigations.
Our Board of Directors:
Kathy Rains, President - 417-300-1385
Linda Wilson, Secretary/Treasurer
Dennis Hutton, Board Member - 417-326-9245
Eric Turner, Board Member
Sarah Box, Board Member