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Cotton County Health Department

Region 5 - Southwest

Welcome to the Cotton County Health Department. We hope you use the information on this site to promote your personal health, the health of your family and the health of our community.

Our VISION is: Creating a State of Health.

Our MISSION is: To protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy. We accomplish our mission by monitoring the health of our community, identifying and responding to health threats, providing timely and accurate information to our citizens, enforcing laws that protect health and providing quality services to prevent and control disease.


Due to the Coronavirus pandemic and for the safety of our staff and clients the following measures have been enacted:

  • No group classes are being held at this time. 
  • WIC services are being provided over the phone (580) 875-6121.
  • All staff and clients are being screened when entering the building as follows:
    • Taking a forehead temperature
    • Asking 3 questions:
      1. Have you had a fever?
      2. Have you had a cough?
      3. Have you had shortness of breath?

For general questions regarding Coronavirus call 877-215-8336.

For Cotton County Health Department specific questions regarding Coronavirus call (580) 875-6121.

Please click on the COVID-19 icons at the top of the page for the latest information and COVID-19 resources (includes reopening guidance).

Cotton County Health Department services vary as to days, times, eligibility, and fees, if any. Cotton County Health Department is an equal opportunity provider.

Office Hours

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed for lunch 12:00-1:00 p.m.
(closed weekends and state holidays)

Contact Information

Cotton County Health Department
1501-A South 7th
Walters, OK 73572
Phone: (580) 875-6121

Contact the Oklahoma State Department of Health

Region 5 Leadership Team

Regional Director, Brandie Combs, MPH

Regional Nurse Manager, Janene Atchley

Quad Sanitarians
Dan Brown, 580-248-5890
Chad Newton, 580-928-5551

Community Engagement & Health Planning, Debra Johnson

APO, Danette Rivas

APO & HR Support, Johnetta Miller

Business Manager, Karen Testerman

Career Opportunities