In Ohio, there are currently 118 local health departments. This includes general health districts (county), city health districts and combined health districts (county and city).
General Health District Board of Health members are appointed by a District Advisory Council made up of the president of the board of county commissioners, the chief executive of each municipal corporation not constituting a city health district and the chairman of the board of township trustees of each township in the general health district.
City Health District Board of Health members are appointed by the mayor and confirmed by the city legislative authority. The mayor is president of the board by virtue of office.
Combined health district board members shall be a physician, and one member shall be an individual appointed by the health district licensing council as well as the representation of areas by one or more members and shall, in such event, specify the territory to be included in each such area.
General Information for the Public
A search tool for local health departments by county, city, region and population served.
Ohio Local Health Districts Directory
A search tool to find your local health department by address.
Local Health District Search
An interactive mapping feature of local health jursidictions.
Map Local Health Department Jurisdictions
Last updated: 04/14/2017