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The Harrison County Ohio Public Health Department
We're here to serve you and your family. The programs and services we offer are designed to improve the overall health of Harrison County.
The mission of the Harrison County General Health District Board of Health is to promote and protect the health of individuals and communities. We do this by educating, mobilizing, and collaborating with the public to prevent disease, reduce health disparities, and enhance the quality of life in Harrison County.
We aspire to be the leader in population health improvement. Through the use of innovative, proactive, and collaborative approaches we will ensure conditions in which all people can be healthy.
The Harrison County General Health District cares about the quality of service you receive. Please take a moment to fill out this Client Satisfaction Survey to help us make any needed improvements and to recognize the programs you find satisfactory. This evaluation will help us to serve you better.
If you recently had an appointment or interacted with our staff, let us know about your experience! Click HERE for the survey. Thanks!
Environmental Health - Food Service
Environmental Division's goal is to reduce the rate of diseases transmitted through food, recreational water, and tattoo and body piercing, as well as preventing environmental hazards in school and campgrounds.
Environmental Health - Recreational Water & Camps
We are always working to make our environment a safer and healthier place.
The Emergency Preparedness Coordinator is responsible for emergency preparedness activities. This includes developing and updating emergency response plans, maintaining supplies and equipment used during a response, and providing training on the emergency response plan.
Vaccines are among the most successful and cost-effective public health tools available for preventing disease and death. They not only help protect vaccinated individuals, but also help protect entire communities by preventing and reducing the spread of infectious diseases.
Latest News & Alerts
The Harrison County General Health District is pleased to announce the release of the 2019 Community Health Assessment
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