Welcome to the Grand Traverse County Health Department. It is our responsibility to help protect the health of all Grand Traverse County residents through a wide variety of programs and services. From Community Health to Environmental Health, and Emergency Management to Animal Control, we are here to keep this community safe and healthy.  

Good News...



Out of 83 counties in Michigan, Grand Traverse County ranked FOUR on the 2017 Michigan County Health Rankings!  This means we did better than 79 other counties in Michigan on a variety of measures, including; access to healthy foods, rates of smoking, obesity, teen births, quality of care, and access to care.  Also included in the rankings are social, economic and environmental factors within Michigan communities.  In addition, we increased from number 7 on the list in 2013 to our current ranking of number 4.   Feel free to read more information on the data used for these rankings.