Board of Health

Board of Health

Important BOH meeting Announcement

NOTICE: The January 11 Board of Health meeting has been CANCELLED. The next Board of Health Meeting will be February 1, 2022.

Beginning July 6, 2021 the Board of Health will resume in-person meetings. Until further notice meetings will be held at the Ingham County Health Department located at 5303 S. Cedar Street, Lansing, MI 48911 and will take place in Conference Room D/E from 12:00pm-1:00pm.


The Board identifies public health problems and concerns, establishes priorities and advises the Board of Commissioners and the Health Department regarding community health matters and possible solutions. The Board recommends a program of basic health services to the Commissioners. Members review and evaluate programs and policies, and also assist the Health Department in informing the community, and Commissioners, of Health Department programs.


The Board of Health advises the Board of Commissioners on issues that relate to public health problems, public health policy, and public health planning.

The Board provides a broad-based focal point of community member and health professional input to the Commissioners, Human Services Committee, and the Health Department on a full range of health care programs and issues in Ingham County.

The Board of Health participates in state and local organizations, conferences, and seminars to improve their knowledge of public health, as well as share information from Ingham County.

The Board also serves as the Sanitary Appeals Board, pursuant to the Ingham County Sanitary Ordinance.

Bylaws and Plans

Contact Information

Ingham County Board of Health
5303 S. Cedar Street
Lansing, MI 48911
Phone: 517-887-4311
Fax: 517-887-4310