Health Department


Thank you for your interest in receiving the COVID Vaccine.

Appointments are encouraged but walk-in's permitted Wednesdays J&J, Pfizer, or Moderna from 1 pm to 6 pm. Fridays J&J, Pfizer, or Moderna from 9 am to noon and 1 pm to 5 pm. Book an Appointment with our Clinic or call 740-374-2782 Ext. 3333 to check on availability.

About Us

Welcome to the Washington County Health Department website. Our vision is to be the healthiest county in Ohio.

As you browse our site, you will find important information such as current events and projects. Departments have provided some of their forms and permits for you to print them out at home. Meet some of our staff and learn about your county at work.

Some of the services we provide:
Vaccination against flu and other infectious diseases
Birth and Death Records
Plumbing Inspections
Investigate Nuisance Complaints

What can you do to limit the spread of COVID?

🚶‍♂️➖🚶‍♀️Stay 6 feet apart from one another and avoid crowds
🚫Avoid poorly ventilated spaces
😷Wear a mask
🤧Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing
👐Clean hands often with soap and water lather and scrub for at least 20 seconds
🤢Avoid close contact with people who are sick
🏡Quarantine if you are exposed to COVID
🏡Isolate when you are sick except to get medical care [call BEFORE you GO]
🤪Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
🧽Clean and disinfect frequently touched item
💉Get vaccinated when it's your turn
🌡️Monitor your health daily
🏡Safer at home; The more people you are in contact with, the more likely you are to be exposed to COVID-19.

Mission Statement
Assure a healthful environment, prevent disease, and prolong life and well-being for the residents of Washington County.

Accountability- We charge employees with fulfilling the duties of their respective jobs and the assurances they make to residents.

Collaboration- We recognize that our impact on communities and residents is greater through partnerships and collaboration.

Health- We believe our primary mission is to help residents achieve optimal health.

Innovation- We continually seek new evidence-based programs to offer our clients and new ways to deliver services. (reversed order)

Equity- We believe in breaking down barriers to healthful living and creating an environment of inclusion for all residents.

Vitality- We believe that vitality is contagious. Sharing our energy and passion for health can revitalize our communities.

Empowerment- We provide every person with the tools they need to live healthfully and successfully.

Respect- We respect the culture, values, and ideas of the people that we serve.