Health Department

Health Department

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  Regular Business Hours:  Monday - Friday, 9 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 

For up to date information on COVID-19, click below.

J J vaccine update

People who have received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine who develop severe headache, abdominal pain, leg pain, or shortness of breath within three weeks after vaccination should contact their doctor, according to the FDA and CDC statement.

The Moderna and Pfizer vaccines use a different vaccine technology than the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. There have been no safety concerns with these COVID-19 messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccines.

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COVID-19 Cases Weekly Graphic 4-13-21

For general questions about COVID-19, call the Ohio Department of Health call center at 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634) 7 days a week 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
        Board of Health Meetings are the third Wednesday of each month at 2:30 p.m.

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