Personal Health

Animal Bites/Rabies

The Environmental Health Division investigates all reported domestic and wild mammal bites.State and Local regulations require the quarantine of dogs, cats, and ferrets involved in human bites to prevent the spread of rab...

Bureau for Children with Medical Handicaps (BCMH)

Bureau for Children with Medical Handicaps BCMH is a program designed to help pay for medical care expenses for handicapped children who meet eligibility requirements. The programs available are The Diagnostic and The Treat...

Car Seat Program

Car Seat and Booster Seat checks will be offered at The Ashland County-City Health Department. Call 419-282-4357 for an appointment. A limited amount will be given to lower income families. To be eligible for this...

Communicable Disease

Communicable Disease / Infection Control Program Certain Infectious Diseases are required by Ohio law to be reported to the local health department.  See the list of reportable diseases HERE.  Information and...

Food Recalls

The Ohio Department of Agriculture website keeps an up to date list of the current food recalls in Ohio. For more information on these recalls, you can find it Here.    

Hand Washing

Keeping hands clean is one of the most important steps we can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others. It is best to wash your hands with soap and clean running water for 20 seconds.  However, if soap an...

Head Lice

Anyone who notices the following symptoms of lice should make a referral to a nurse or other authorized person who can provide a head check exam to determine the presence or lice or nits.  A full complete head check is n...

Immunizations

 IMMUNIZATIONS FOR INFANTS, CHILDREN, TEEN AND ADULTS  The vaccine program at the Ashland County-City Health Department is dedicated to helping the entire community stay healthy. Vaccines are available ...

Influenza (Flu)

            For flu activity in Ohio click HERE. About the Flu What is influenza (also called Flu)?The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by in...

Lead Poisoning

 Lead Poisoning Prevention - ChildrenLead can damage nearly every system in the human body, and has harmful effects on both adults and children. Lead poisoning is the greatest environmental threat to childr...

Prescription Assistance Program

 Prescription Assistance Program for Ashland County ResidentsThe Lake County Prescription Assistance Program helps Ohio residents receive prescription medications at low cost due to large pharmacy donations. ...

TB Testing

Ashland County has consistently had a low incidence of TB infection and TB disease but remains vigilant in screening, testing and follow-up.TB testing is done at ACCHD onTuesdays only TB walk-in clinic is held from 2:00-...

Ticks

 TicksMost people bitten by a tick will not get a disease. Not all ticks are infected with diseases. Ticks that are infected usually have to be attached to the host for several hours to several days to transmit...

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