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Ross County Health District

“The Ross County Health District strives to improve the health and safety of our community through education, prevention, policy, and partnerships.”

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Environmental Health Division

Our Environmental Health Division (EH Division) is responsible for licensing and inspection of local food services and retail food establishments, public pools and spas, campgrounds, and body art facilities.  The EH Division also permits sewage treatment systems and wells for homes in Ross County not serviced by public sewer and water utilities.  EH Division responds to public health nuisance complaints, disease outbreak investigations regarding food illness, waterborne illnesses, or environmental issues.   The EH Division conducts mosquito surveillance and control activities.   You can reach the EH Division by calling 740-775-1158.

WIC Program

Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children that provides nutrition education, supplemental foods, breastfeeding promotion and support, and referrals to health care to income eligible pregnant women, breastfeeding women, women who have had a baby in the past 6 months, infants and children up to 5 years of age. Nutritious foods such as cereal, eggs, milk, whole grain foods, fruits and vegetables and iron-fortified formulas to non-breastfed infants are provided. Participants redeem WIC food vouchers at authorized retail grocery stores and pharmacies. For more information, see our WIC Program page.

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