Individuals 5 and Up Now Eligible!

Get the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine at LCHD!

Beginning January 3rd, the Pfizer COVID-19 for individuals 12 years and older vaccine will be available every Monday and Wednesday by appointment only.

The pediatric Pfizer vaccine for ages 5 to 11 will also be available every Monday and Wednesday by appointment only

Please call 660-259-4371 to schedule an appointment or schedule online.

To download a list of dates that LCHD will be closed due to holiday observances in 2022, or to note board meeting dates, follow this link.

COVID-19 Update

New PCR Cases


111 New Antigen Cases as of Jan. 18, 2022

We appreciate the millions of Missourians who are stepping up to protect themselves and others. Getting vaccinated is how we end this pandemic and move forward from this crisis.

Confirmed Cases

LCHD Has Confirmed 4397 Cases to Date

There are currently 118 active cases and a total of 90 deaths. We currently have 35 hospitalizations. Our positivity rate as of January 12, 2022, is 24.32%.

Numbers of total cases reported at the state and federal level may show differently. This is due to data entry discrepancies in the state’s system and lag times entering them into the state database.

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Questions? Contact Us

The Lafayette County Health Department is proud to serve area residents. If you need information that you don’t see on this site, feel free to contact us.


We all are aware of the unbelievable fight that is being waged by a killer virus, COVID 19. There are thousands of people battling this virus.

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We Value Public Health

Vision & Mission Statement

The mission of the Lafayette County Public Health Department is to empower people to develop safe and healthy lifestyles. In pursuing our mission, we value:

  • Responsiveness
  • Accountability
  • Teamwork
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Dignity, Self-worth, Individual Rights
  • Prevention and Early Intervention
  • Excellence
  • Workforce
As We Reopen

What You Need to Know

Food Truck & Fair Season

Lafayette County requires all food trucks and fair vendors to apply for a temporary food permit. Complete the permit application and return to Debbie Dreves at LCHD with the designated fee. For questions, contact Debbie at 660.259.4371, ext. 2005. Visit Food Establishments and download the permit flyer and application letter.

Business Mask Signage

As the COVID-19 pandemic increases in momentum once again, businesses have the option to require masks. We’ve provided a couple for easy access. Feel free to download. Also, we’ve provided some guidance on how to deal with masking requirements at your establishment.

Masking Health Alert

Although the previous mask requirement has been rescinded, businesses and residents are encouraged to remain cautious as cases increase in Missouri. Visit this site periodically for the latest number of COVID-19 cases and masking alerts.


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