Jackson Co. Health Department to Remain Open 5-Days a Week

Carbondale – In a reversal of a previous decision, the Jackson County Health Department is announcing that it will stay open five-days a week, despite the lack of state funding. The Department announced that it was set to reduce services after December 1st due to the ongoing state budget impasse, but now say that they have received support from the Jackson County Board that will allow them to maintain normal business hours. Some changes in scheduling are expected, including the hours in which clinical services are available.