Starke County Health Department

Dr. Browne – Health Officer
108 N Pearl Street
Knox, IN 46534
574-772-9137 – Main/Health Nurse
574-772-9139 – Environmental
574-772-9137 – Food Sanitarian
574-772-9174 – Vital Records

Office Hours

Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4:00pm
Health Department Immunization Clinic – Tuesdays 10:00am – 11:30am and 1:00pm – 3:30pm (closed 12:00pm to 1:00pm for lunch) Call for Appointment Times

Agency Functions

Vital Records

  • Birth and Death Certificates
  • Paternity Affidavits
  • Genealogy

Public Health Services

  • Immunization Clinic
  • Clinic hours
  • Communicable Disease Control
  • Referral Services
  • TB Control
  • Health Education

Environmental Health

  • Residential and Commercial Septic Program
  • Water Testing Service
  • Food Service Inspection
  • Educational Programs
  • Inspections

To promote and preserve the health of Starke County residents and visitors through: disease prevention; healthy life style promotion; safe food and a safe environment.

Local Board of Health Membership Roster 2020

Board Minutes

Mask Order Signage

Certificates and Applications 

Death Certificate

Birth Certificate

2021 Food APP

2022 Food APP