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Medical Records

1. Requests for Entire Medical Record/Specific Program/Test Results

Note: You must specifically request information on communicable diseases, Tuberculosis and HIV or it will not be included.

Please submit your request along with a copy of your identification. The Michigan Medical Records Access Act 47 of 2000 (333.26265, Section 5g) requires identification to be provided with each request.

  • Mailing Address:
    Kent County Health Department
    Attn: Medical Records
    700 Fuller AVE NE
    Grand Rapids MI 49503
  • Fax:
    Attn: Medical Records
  • Email:
  • Phone: 616-632-7249

Please include the following information on your written request:

  • Date of Request
  • Patient's full legal name and/or previous names
  • Patient's date of birth
  • Reqestor's name, phone number and relationship of the patient
  • Copy of your identification
  • Type of records you are requesting (Entire Record, Immunizations, Lead, Hemoglobin etc.)

2. Michigan Immunization Record

Kent County Residents

If you live in Kent County and only need a copy of your Michigan Immunization Record, you will be asked to go to one of our clinics to request your record. Please bring valid identification. If you are picking up a record for someone other than yourself or your child who is over the age of 18, you will need to bring a signed and dated note giving you permission to obtain the record. A $5 records replacement fee will be charged for each immunization record.

Clinic locations with maps can also be found at our web site:

3. WIC Verification of Certification (V.O.C) for WIC Client Transfers

Please contact Kent County Health Department Clinical Services Administration WIC Department at 616-632-7200 or via fax at 616-632-7299 to request a copy of a V.O.C.

Contact Us

Health Department


700 Fuller Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503


Public Health Clinics

(616) 632-7100

(616) 632-7083

Mark Hall, MD, MPH
Medical Director

Adam London, RS, MPA
Administrative Health Officer

Animal Shelter

740 Fuller Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Monday-Friday: 9:30am-6:30pm
Closed for Lunch:
Monday-Friday: 1:00pm-2:00pm
Adoptions end 1 hour prior to closing.
Closed Saturday & Sunday

(616) 632-7300

(616) 632-7324

Environmental Health Services

700 Fuller Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 632-6900

(616) 632-6892

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