Health Department

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  Regular Business Hours:  Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
118 Home Avenue
Woodsfield, OH 43793
Phone    740-472-1677         Fax   740-472-2508
     24/7 Contact Number for Reporting Health Emergencies/Reportable Conditions: 740-213-0909 


Board of Health Meetings are the third Wednesday of each month at 2:30 p.m. at the Monroe County Health Department. Public is welcome.

Our Mission

To protect health, prevent disease, and promote wellness in Monroe County

Our Vision
Healthy people living healthy lives

Our Values
  • Service- Providing quality and compassionate care to the community.
  • Health Promotion- Actively promoting the knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors
  • that enable our community to reach its healthiest state. 
  • People Focused- Providing the best public health for those who rely on our leadership and guidance to live happier, healthier lives.
  • Collaboration- Fostering partnerships with key community stakeholders to enhance the delivery and effectiveness of public health information and practices.
  • Communication- Encouraging open and clear communication within our agency and to the community in a timely, culturally appropriate, and respectful manner. 
  • Disease Prevention- Actively screening, evaluating and educating our clients through evidence-based prevention strategies to minimize the threat of disease in our community. 

Ohio Laws and Rules Established for Local Health Districts can be located in the
    Ohio Revised Code

Below are the
 instructions on how to disinfect a water well affected by flood water. If any home owner's well has been contaminated with flooding, the Health Department is waving the sampling fee to have your water test after disinfecting it. If you have any questions please call Brian 740-472-1677 Ext 5 or Scottie Crooks 740-472-1677 Ext 14

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MCHD is here to help any food service operation reopen once the flood waters recede.
Here is information on the cleaning procedures for reopening. Call Brian at 740-472-1677 ext. 5.

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