The Nursing Division at the Van Wert County General Health District is involved in many various programs and areas of service. We provide childhood and adult immunizations and administer tuberculin skin tests. Our nurses assist with school health screenings in all of the Van Wert County Schools.
The Children with Medical Handicaps Program, which is a state funded program by the Ohio Department of Health, is administrated by our local health department. The Van Wert County General Health District is the local distribution site for the Ohio Buckles Buckeyes Child Safety Seat Program. In addition, our Nursing Division is responsible for the investigation of infectious diseases and Emergency Preparedness Planning.