Department of Health

 
Directions

227 W. Jefferson Boulevard
County-City Building
South Bend, IN 46601

574-235-9750

574-283-4925

Link: Health Department Page

Business Hours:                            
Monday - Friday - 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 Business transactions gladly accepted between 

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.




Health Equity, Epidemiology and Data (HEED) 
Directions

227 W. Jefferson Boulevard
County City Building 8th Fl.
South Bend, IN 46601

South Bend,  

574-235-9750 Extension 8

574-235-9960



Business Hours:  
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.    

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
White, Cassy Director of HEED 574-245-6744
Taylor, Martin Assistant Director of Health Equity 574-245-6757
Schnick, Amy Administrative Assistant 574-245-6664
Jackson, Jael Community Health Worker Coordinator 574-292-6692
Carmona, Jonathan (Speaks Spanish) Community Health Worker Coordinator 574-292-9340
Sachman, Kristen Health Promotion Specialist 574-245-6748
Davis, Clara Community Health Worker 574-340-2642
Dreibelbeis, Kim Community Health Worker 574-340-2674
Hosea, LaRhonda Community Health Worker 574-340-2661
Love, LaShawna Community Health Worker 574-340-2619
Elissetche, Melissa (Speaks Spanish) Community Health Worker 574-340-2611
Hardy, Savannah Community Health Worker 574-876-2010
Escobedo, Veronica (Speaks Spanish) Community Health Worker 574-208-0183
Escobedo, Cathy (Speaks Spanish) Community Health Worker 574-208-0182
Spesia, Frank PACEs Coordinator 574-235-9725
Robinson, Jessica Community Health Worker 574-340-2674
Chism-Fikes, Tricina Community Health Worker 574-208-0183
Mumbi Wachira, Mary Data Analyst 574-2351803

Finance 
Directions

227 W. Jefferson Boulevard
County City Building 8th Fl.
South Bend, IN 46601

South Bend, IN 46601

574-235-9752

574-235-9960



Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Ruppe, Amy Administrator/Finance Manager 574-235-9752
Frazee, Carol Billing/Records Registrar 574-235-9750 - Extension 5

Directions

227 W. Jefferson Boulevard
County City Building - 9th Fl.
South Bend, IN 46601

574-235-9750 - Extension 4

574-235-9497


Link: Environmental Health Services Page

Business Hours:

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm

Business transactions gladly accepted between 8:00am - 4:00pm


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Espich , Mark Environmental Health Director 574-245-6762
Davis, Brett Environmental Health Assistant Director 574-245-6709
Murawski, Jeff Environmental Health Specialist 574-235-9334
McCall, Briannah Environmental Health Specialist 574-245-6755
Ekkens, David Environmental Health Specialist 574-245-6710
Hartman, Josiah Environmental Health Specialist 574-245-6751
Dishman, Kara Environmental Health Specialist 245-6760
Dilling, Jessica Environmental Health Specialist 574-245-6721
Sovinski, Patrick Environmental Health Specialist 574-245-6761
Wright, LaTeesha Staff Assistant 574-235-9722
Thompson, Pam Environmental Health Administrative Assistant  
Engstrom, John Environmental Health Specialist (PT) 574-245-6711

Directions

227 W. Jefferson Boulevard
County City Building - 8th Fl.
South Bend, IN 46601

574-235-9750 - Extension 9



Business Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

After Hours Emergency Phone:                    574-252-9771


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Gilbride, Harry Public Health Emergency Coordinator 574-245-6743

Directions

227 W. Jefferson Boulevard
County City Building 9th Floor
South Bend, IN 46601

574-235-9750 - Extension 3

574-235-9497


Link: Food Service Division Page

Business Hours:

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm

Business transactions gladly accepted between 8:00am - 4:00pm


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Smith, Carolyn Food Services Director 574-235-9771
Teague, Karen Food Services Assistant Director 574-245-6766
DeFreeuw, Sarah Administrative Assistant 574-245-6769
Smith, Sharyl Staff Assistant 574-235-9723
Parcell, Jacob "Jake" Food Safety Inspection Officer 574-235-9498
Wesby, Lynette Food Safety Inspection Officer 574-245-6768
Papp, Melissa Food Safety Inspection Officer 574-245-6764
Wilson, Daniel Food Safety Inspection Officer 574-245-6765

Health Outreach, Promotion, & Education (HOPE) 
Directions

227 W. Jefferson Boulevard
County City Building 8th Fl.
South Bend, IN 46601

574-235-9750 Extension - 7


Link: Health Education Page

Business Hours:
Monday thru Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Vida, Robin Director of HOPE 574-245-6749
Dixon, Sally Fetal Infant Mortality Review Program Coordinator 574-250-8680

Directions

227 W Jefferson Boulevard
County City Building 9th Fl.
South Bend, IN 46601

574-235-9750 - Extension 6

574-245-6581


Link: Nursing Services Page

Business Hours:                             
Monday - Friday                               
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 



Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Pairitz, Jodie Director of Nursing 574-235-9775
Gunderson, Lauren Public Health Nurse 574-245-6773
Montgomery, Lori Public Health Nurse 574-235-9766
Williams, Renata Disease Investigation Specialist 574-245-6759
Sims, Danielle Disease Investigation Specialist 574-800-6241
Frazee, Carol Billings Clerk 574-235-9600

Immunization Clinic 
Directions

227 W. Jefferson Boulevard
County City Building 9th Fl.
South Bend, IN 46601

Mishawaka Clinic
219 Lincolnway West
Mishawaka, IN 46544

574-235-9750 - Extension 5

574-245-6581



Business Hours:                          
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m

Business transactions gladly accepted between 8:00am - 4:00 pm


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Pairitz, Jodie Director of Nursing 574-235-9775
Woodcox, Francisca (Speaks Spanish) Registrar 574-235-9783
Sulentic, Paula Registrar 574-256-6223
Otero-Torres, Ana (Speaks Spanish) Registrar - Part Time 574-800-6240
Frazee, Carol Billings Clerk 574-235-9600
Chaffee, Shelley Immunization Outreach Coordinator 574-800-6246
Maxwell, Abigail Immunization Nurse - Part Time 574-800-6240
James, Barbara Immunization Nurse - Part Time 574-245-6776
Swanson, Stephanie Immunization Nurse - Mobile Clinic - Part Time 574-250-9291
Acosta, Loida (Speaks Spanish) Mobile Clinic Registrar (PT) 574-245-6776
Pickens, Mary Immunization Nurse 574-235-5018

Directions

227 W Jefferson Boulevard
8th Floor
South Bend, IN 46601

574-235-9638

574-235-9960

Link: Vital Records Page

Hours


Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.*

*No payments accepted after 4:15 p.m.

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Tijerina, Ericka Director 574-245-6720
Kingsberry, Denise Assistant Director 574-245-6719
Mesaros, Katie Registrar 574-256-6226
Woods-Holt, Kimyon Registrar 574-235-9638
Macedo, Angelica (Speaks Spanish) Registrar 574-235-9639