Public Health

Mission Statement

To promote and protect the health, safety, and quality of life for residents of Sheridan County.

About Us

Public Health Nursing aims to improve health outcomes with an emphasis on primary prevention; not only working with the individual, but focusing on the health needs of the community as a whole.


Prevent disease & injury, promote healthy lifestyles, protect community health and prepare for emergencies & health threats.

Sheridan County’s Health Officer is Dr. Benjamin Widener.