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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.

 

The Van Wert County Health Department will begin flu shot clinics on October 1, 2014.  The clinics will be held every Wednesday from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.  There will also be an evening clinic by appointment only on Oct. 1 and Oct. 29 from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

  The Van Wert County Health Department would like to remind the public that while there have been 3 cases of Ebola diagnosed in the United States, the disease does not pose a significant threat to local residents at this time.  However, the health department, along with other community partners are taking a proactive approach in preparedness. For more information click here or view this factsheet.
 
  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.
 

  Influenza Season Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory disease that infects the nose, throat, and lungs.  It can cause severe malaise lasting several days.  For more information on the flu vaccine and clinic dates, go here.  Please fill out the appropriate form prior to your visit for faster service.
FLU FORMS
Adult Form
Child Form
  Saving Minutes
Saving Minutes is a software program for Van Wert County's special/functional needs population that may include those on respiratory devices and anyone with disabilities.  If you are an individual or have a family member with special needs please visit the website above and sign up. Please click on the link above to register on our secure website. More information
  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.
  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.
  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.
 
  Medical Reserve Corps.
The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is one of several components of Citizen Corps and USA Freedom Corps.  It is a network of community-based, citizen volunteer.. More
 

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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