Thursday, April 24, 2014
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BCHDThe Brown County Health Department carries out the mandated services required by the Ohio Department of Health, the Ohio Revised Code (ORC) and the Ohio Administrative Code (OAC).  In addition to those mandated services, the health department provides both services for fees and free services in order to maintain the best health possible for our citizens in Brown County.  The following is a list of the services provided by our department:       

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  • Vital Statistics

  •  Food Service inspections

  • Public pool/spa inspections

  • Campground inspections

  •  Tattoo/Body piercing facility inspections

  •  Household Wastewater permits/inspections

  • Private Well/Cistern permits/inspections

  • Private water sampling

  •  Solid Waste/Landfill inspections

  • Infectious waste generator inspections

  • Scrap tire facility inspections

  • Construction, Demolition & Debris facility inspections

  • Plumbing permits –commercial/residential

  • Proposed subdivision reviews

  • Immunizations childhood/adult/overseas travel

  • Pregnancy testing

  • Home daycare inspections

  • Bureau of Children w/ medical handicaps

  • Cholesterol screenings

  • Paternity testing

  •  Public health nuisance inspections

  •  Housing complaint inspections

  •  School and playground safety inspections

  • Composting facility inspections

  •  Detention center inspections

  •  Blood pressure screenings

  •  Scoliosis screenings

  •  Communicable disease surveillance and reporting

  •  Lead level referrals

  •  Newborn baby referrals

  • Vision screening clinics

  •  Hearing tests

  •  HIV/HepC testing

  • Head lice checks

  •  Maternity Ward inspection and licensing

  • Animal Bite investigations

  • West Nile Survey

Mission Statement

To protect and improve the health of Brown County residents by providing preventative services, ensuring healthy environments and promoting healthy lifestyles.