Health Department

Health Department

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  Regular Business Hours:  Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
118 Home Avenue
Woodsfield, OH 43793
Phone 740-472-1677         Fax 740-472-2508
     24/7 Contact Number for Reporting Health Emergencies/Reportable Conditions: 740-213-0909 


Board of Health Meetings are the third Wednesday of each month at 2:30 p.m. at the Monroe County Health Department. Public is welcome.

Our Mission

To protect health, prevent disease, and promote wellness in Monroe County

Our Vision
Healthy people living healthy lives

Our Values
  • Service- Providing quality and compassionate care to the community.
  • Health Promotion- Actively promoting the knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors
  • that enable our community to reach its healthiest state. 
  • People Focused- Providing the best public health for those who rely on our leadership and guidance to live happier, healthier lives.
  • Collaboration- Fostering partnerships with key community stakeholders to enhance the delivery and effectiveness of public health information and practices.
  • Communication- Encouraging open and clear communication within our agency and to the community in a timely, culturally appropriate, and respectful manner. 
  • Disease Prevention- Actively screening, evaluating and educating our clients through evidence-based prevention strategies to minimize the threat of disease in our community. 

Ohio Laws and Rules Established for Local Health Districts can be located in the
    Ohio Revised Code