health department

noun
health de·​part·​ment | \ -də-ˌpärt-mənt How to pronounce health department (audio) \

Medical Definition of health department

: a division of a local or larger government responsible for the oversight and care of matters relating to public health

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“Health department.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/health%20department. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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