South Plains Public Health District
Serving The Communities Of
Gaines, Yoakum, Terry, & Dawson Counties


Gaines County
Yoakum County
Terry County
Dawson County

Services Offered

Here is a list of services offered at the clinics.

  • Immunizations
  • Primary Health Care
  • Family Planning
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Education
  • Environmental Services

Is your child up to date on his/her shots?

Enter your child’s birth month and year on CDC’s immunization schedule to see if he/she is fully protected. It’s not too late to catch up if your child has missed one or more shots: http://www2a.cdc.gov/nip/kidstuff/newscheduler_le/

For more information about the importance of infant immunization, visit http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines, or contact South Plains Public Health District, at 1-800-360-6510 or visit our website at: www.southplainshealth.org.

The 2019 Child/Adolescent and Adult Immunization Schedules are now available!

For healthcare professionals:

For the general public:
Parent-friendly schedule formats

South Plains Public Health District

South Plains Public Health District was formed in 1941 to address the public health needs of our participating counties.  The Health District is funded by participating cities, counties and federal and state grants. We are a four county health district consisting of Gaines, Yoakum, Terry and Dawson Counties.

Mission Statement

The South Plains Public Health District, a non-profit governmental agency in cooperation with the city and county governments of Gaines, Terry, Dawson and Yoakum, strives to prevent illness and environmental hazards, promote the health and preparedness of our citizens and protect the community through education and response.



Local Public Health Services: Environmental Health Specialist

Full-time Environmental Health Specialist to perform food safety and septic inspections and respond to environmental health and public health nuisance complaints for local public health district. Job duties require response within the service area of Gaines, Yoakum, Dawson, Terry, Hockley, and Lynn Counties. Hours Mon-Fri 8 am to 5 pm, some weekend work as needed. Position will be based in Gaines County during training.

Requirements: The ideal candidate will have some college credits in science or biology.  College degree preferred. Must be able to obtain a TCEQ Designative Representative License within 6 months of employment. 1 year job related experience in inspections or investigations preferred. Applicant must have strong computer skills, (Word, Excel, etc.) excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills. Must possess excellent customer service skills and the ability to work effectively with the public, other SPPHD staff, municipal and county employees and elected officials. Bilingual preferred. Must be able to lift and move over 50 lbs.>

Some local travel required. Work vehicle provided. Must possess valid TX DL. Competitive pay and excellent benefits.

Employment application may be obtained at SPPHD office at 704 Hobbs Highway in Seminole, TX, or on our website Here

Applications with resumes may be submitted to zholbrooks@spphd.org

Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. October 16th, 2020.

SPPHD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.