The Van Wert County Health Department is a Combined Health District that proudly serves the residents of Van Wert City and Van Wert County, Ohio.  Our primary functions are to prevent epidemics and the spread of disease, protect against environmental hazards, prevent injuries, promote and encourage healthy behaviors, respond to disasters and assist our community in recovery, and assure the quality and accessibility of health services.  We encourage you to visit the various areas of our website to learn about the many resources we provide to our community.

Upcoming Events

  1. Board of Health to gather for October meeting

    October 17 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  2. Board of Health to gather for November meeting

    November 21 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

RSS CDC Did You Know Monthly

  • Did You Know? September 9, 2022 September 9, 2022
    An infographic titled Did You Know? Text says: 1 in 10 people will have a seizure in their lifetime. Fifty-six percent of people with epilepsy had a seizure within the past year. More than half of US adults don't feel confident they could provide seizure first aid. Epilepsy and seizure first aid training information is […]
  • Did You Know? August 26, 2022 August 26, 2022
    An infographic titled Did You Know? with an illustration of multicolored pencils. Text says "A healthy and supportive school can help students: recognize and manage their emotions; set and achieve positive goals; and establish and maintain positive relationships. Families and schools can work together to create a healthy and supportive environment for students to learn […]
  • Did You Know? August 12, 2022 August 12, 2022
    An infographic titled Did You Know? Text says "96 million US adults have prediabetes -- that's more than 1 in 3. People with prediabetes are at increased risk for type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. People at risk for type 2 diabetes can use Path 2 Prevention to guide them on their path towards […]