WCHD Logo - Public Health Nursing

100 S. 5th Street
Richmond, IN 47374

Monday through Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm
Phone: (765) 973-9245
FAX: (765) 973-9361
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Executive Director: Christine Stinson, REHS
Phone: (765) 973-9245
E-Mail: cstinson@co.wayne.in.us

Health Officer: David Jetmore, M.D.

Director of Clinical Services:
Christopher Simons, AEMT, BsHA
Phone: (765) 973-9245 ext. 1525

Nursing Staff:
Marita Runkle, LPN
Phone: (765) 973-9245 ext. 1529

Ashley McDaniel, CMA
Phone: (765) 973-9245 ext. 1528

Brittney Wood, Medical Clerk
Phone: (765) 973-9245 ext. 1513



The Wayne County Health Department is here to serve, promote, and provide for public health.


  • Behavioral and environmental risk factors – smoking, poor diet, lack of exercise, increased pollution, stress, and unsafe sexual practices have replaced infectious diseases as the leading causes of premature death

  • Public Health efforts have increased the average lifespan by nearly 30 years during the past century

  • Public Health is often defined as an organized community effort aimed at the prevention of disease and promotion of health

The Wayne County Health Department strives to provide public health services for all resident and visitors of Wayne County.