Welcome to the Gallia County Health Department!

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday   8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

(740) 441-2018 


The Gallia County Health Department, Gallipolis, Ohio,  is a public agency whose purpose is to promote the health of the people and to prevent or control disease through its numerous services.  


The overall mission of the Gallia County Board of Health is the prevention of disease, promotion of optimal health, and the providing of care for the present and future residents of Gallia County.

To reach our mission, we must strive to maintain and protect the health of residents through control of communicable disease, management of the environment, education of the community in health promotion, prevention of illness and chronic disease, and providing health care services in the home and other settings in the community. We have and will continue to implement programs that focus on prevention, identification and detection of early signs of disease, referral, health care continuity, and interagency collaboration. 

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Women, Infants and Children Grant (WIC)

 Dietary Technician

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More than half of New Year’s resolutions are broken within six months, according to the Journal of Clinical Psychology. That does not mean the New Year won’t lead to a new you; it does mean you should consider some relatively simple, common-sense resolutions to help ensure success.

Ohio Influenza Surveillance

The Ohio Department of Health tracks seasonal influenza activity on a weekly basis throughout the year. Click HERE to see weekly and annual statistics.

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