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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.

 

  Immunization Forms: Prior to your appointment, ensure you have the proper information and forms filled out.  Use the INSURANCE QUESTIONNAIRE when contacting your insurance company prior to your appointment and verify insurance coverage for all vaccinations. Please bring the completed form with you to your appointment.  View all other forms here.

  Selling Food to the Public
The Ohio Revised Code requires that any person or group serving food to the public must obtain a Temporary Food Service Operation (FSO) license unless they are at a licensed location.  The application and fee must be received at least 7 days prior
to an event Obtain an application here.

 
  Proposed Changes to the Ohio Uniform Food Safety Code
View changes here

Effective March 1, 2016
  Reporting Diseases
The Ohio Administrative Code requires that certain diseases are reported to the local health jurisdiction within a required time frame depending on the disease.  Some diseases must be reported immediately via telephone.  For a complete listing of reportable diseases view this document:  Know Your ABCs: A Quick Guide to Reportable Infectious Diseases in OhioPlease call Linda Bissonette, RN, to report diseases at 419-238-0808 extension 101.  For more information go here.
 
  Food Facility Inspections
Inspections are now available to view on our new online inspection site.  Search for a facility by name or by town and view a detailed inspection report or just a short summary.  Inspections are available from the beginning of March 2014 on the site.  Older inspections are available here
  STD Clinic.
The clinic operates every Monday from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm.  Please call 419-238-0808 extension 101 for instructions prior to visiting the clinic.  Click
here for additional information.
  Van Wert County Health Department and Van Wert County Hospital have partnered with community leaders to form the Van Wert County Health Collaborative. The goal of this collaborative is to work together to improve the health of individuals, families and our community. Find out more and view the Community Health Assessment and Community Health Improvement Plan here.
 
 

This link is for the new Emergency Information Form for children with special needs. It is advisable for parents to complete this form and keep in a safe place in case of an emergency.  For more information or assistance with this form please contact Van Wert County Health Department at (419)238-0808.

The Van Wert County Health Department
is located at:
1179 Westwood Drive, Suite 300
Van Wert, Ohio 45891

 

 

 

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