Kent County Health Departments (Delaware)

Kent County Health Departments operate at the state, county, or local level, and they are responsible for monitoring public health. As part of this responsibility, Health Departments in Kent County, Delaware may provide a range of services, including issuing birth certificates and death certificates. These records, which act as legal proof, contain personal information such as the date, time, and location of birth or death. These records may be required to apply for government services, carry out a will, or conduct genealogical research. Kent County Health Departments may also provide information on public health threats, health code violations, and disease tracking. They may also provide information about Kent County restaurant violations, unhealthy living conditions, and public health complaints. Health Departments provide access to their services and documents on their website.

Delaware Division Of Public Health Dover DE 417 Federal Street 19901 302-744-4700

Delaware Health Department Dover DE 417 Federal Street, # 1 19901 302-741-2980

Milford Health Department Milford DE # 13, 11 N Church Ave, # 13 19963 302-422-1338

Smyrna Health Department Smyrna DE 30 Sunnyside Road 19977 302-653-2870

Kent County Departments of Aging provide services and programs to promote the health, safety, and independence of elderly people. Their services can include in-home care, adult daycare programs, family caregiver support, meal delivery services, and transportation services. They may also provide employment services to workers who are age 55 or older. The Department of Aging in Kent County, Delaware may also maintain records on the abuse, neglect, or exploitation of the elderly, as well as regulating and licensing services for the elderly. They may also run senior companion programs, health and wellness programs, and protective services. The Kent County Department of Aging provides information about its services and information through its website.

Delaware State Department of Aging Milford DE 18 North Walnut Street 19963 302-424-7310

Kent County Medicaid Offices are local branches of the federal Medicaid program, and they administer Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). A Medicaid Office in Kent County, Delaware can help determine eligibility for Medicaid and CHIP, process applications for Medicaid and CHIP, and assist in enrolling new members. They also process Medicaid renewal applications, which may be required every year. Applicants must provide a Social Security number, proof of citizenship or immigration status, income verification, and other information on financial assets. Medicaid serves Kent County low-income individuals and families, low-income nursing home residents, and people with disabilities. Information on Medicaid and CHIP are available on the Medicaid Office website.

Milford Delaware Medicaid Office Milford DE 253 Northeast Front Street 19963 302-424-7210