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 reports of suspected or confirmed Communicable Diseases in Ashland County may be reported to the ACHD by phone or fax as noted below. Faxes are received by a secure fax that goes directly to the Nursing Division. All reports are confidential.
Report forms available to download on this website:
Ohio Confidential Reportable Disease Form (generic)
For more information on STD testing: https://www.testing.com/std-testing/
419-282-4357 - Andrea Ellison, Secretary
419-282-4232 - Shirley Bixby RN BSN, Director of Nursing
419-651-2033 - after hour reporting
419-282-4271 - Secure Nursing Division fax
Cases involving non-Ashland County residents will be referred to the Health Department in the county of their residence.
Communicable Disease Curriculum for Child Care Providers
Education classes are available
Call 419-282-4357 for pricing