Rush County Health Department


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Dr. Daugherty M.D.

Russell Daugherty M.D., Health Officer

The Rush County Health Department (RCHD) was established to promote and enforce public health laws and needs.

Contact Information

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Rush County Courthouse
101 East Second Street, Room 105
Rushville, Indiana 46173

Phone: 765-932-3103 or 765-932-2216
Fax: 765-938-2604

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8 AM – 4 PM EST (closed 12-1 for lunch)


Administrator/Nursing:  Dixie Meyer, R.N.

Staff Nurse: Alicia Hill, R,N. 

Environmental Health Specialist/Food Inspector: Daniel Burklow

Clerk/Book keeper: Sherry McKinney

Vital Records Clerk: Amy DeJager


Although we are open to the public, you must make an appointment for birth certificate requests. If you come in without an appointment, you will be asked to leave your information with us. We will contact you when it’s ready for pickup. You can call in and give us your information or email us at

Primary responsibilities:

Health Board Meetings

Board Minutes archive

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