Ashland County-City Health Department, Division of Vital Statistics holds records from 1909 – present. Birth records from 1949-2005 are not public records as these certificates contain medical information. If wanting to view a birth record from 1949-2005 the registrar must copy the certificate prior to viewing. All death records are public records.
Point to remember:
As of July 1, 2003 the Ohio Department of Health in Columbus, Ohio sent notice to all local Ohio Health Department, Vital Statistics Divisions regarding the passage of Senate Bill 95 stating: “Non-certified [copies] are not to be issued in the State of Ohio”.
Genealogy searches are available on-line at https://labs.familysearch.org/ NOT WORKING for years December 1908-1953. Please contact our office for information pertaining to years 1954-present.
If obtaining information from this office for years December 1908-present:
A written request (email, fax, mail) with your name, address and phone number will be required to release information.
You may obtain an application for release of information from this office, or printable application.