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Healthy People. Healthy Environment. Healthy Community.

Prevent. Promote. Protect.

Governed by the Board of Health and collaborating with the Ohio Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Ashland County Health Department provides accessible information and guidelines to keep families, individuals, and businesses of Ashland County, Ohio safe throughout your home, environment, and community.

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Commissioner Spotlight

Vickie Taylor serves as the Ashland County Health Department’s Health Commissioner, since 2021. 

Commissioner Taylor has been a proud resident of Ashland County, OH since 1998 and joined the Health Department in 2020.

Commissioner Taylor graduated from Ashland University in 2019 with a Master of Art in Corporate and Strategic Communication, which focused on health and safety, public relations, and strategic communication.

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Mission Statement

We strive to promote optimal health for individuals and families of the Ashland County, Ohio community through public health education, prevention of disease and injury, and response to public health challenges.

Our Vision

Healthy People, Healthy Environment, Healthy Community

Location Information

1211 Claremont Avenue
Ashland, OH  44805


Monday – Friday:
8:00am – 4:00pm



  • We

    We are the Ashland County Health Department, committed to improving Health and Wellness in our community.

  • Equity

    We recognize the disparity in health equity in our community and strive to eliminate barriers to optimal health.

  • Collaboration

    We engage community partners to maximize and sustain public health services throughout the community.

  • Accountability

    We are good stewards of the resources entrusted to us by the public.

  • Respect

    We respect the diversity of those we serve and value the contributions made by all staff.

  • Excellence

    We are committed to developing a public health staff to provide meaningful services and education to empower healthy lifestyle decisions.