Lawrence County Health Department

The Lawrence County Health Department addresses the medical and environmental health concerns of the citizens of Lawrence County.
The LCHD is also responsible for county birth and death records (beginning with the year 1892).

For news, events and updates, visit the Lawrence County Health Department Facebook page.


Health Officer

Alan F. Smith, M.D., Lawrence County Health Officer since January 2000, has a medical degree from Indiana University and has been pathologist with rights at both Bedford hospitals since 1978. Prior to accepting the position of Health Officer, he had been a Board of Health member since May 1985.

Public Health Nurse

Sherry Lawson, RN, BSN - Sherry comes to us from Arizona, where she served the Mohave County Health Dept. in Bullhead City, Arizona for 16 years as Supervisor. Lawrence County is excited to have her on board, as she brings a wealth of knowledge & experience with her to benefit our community.

Contact Info:

Office: 812-275-3234
Fax: 812-275-1094
Locations: 2419 Mitchell Rd., Bedford, IN 47421
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Clinic closed from noon-1 p.m.
If you need an immunization or vital record pulled, you MUST arrive at the office by 3:45 p.m.