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. 

Gallia County Public Record Policy: Gallia County acknowledges that it maintains many records that are used in the administration and operation of the County. The records maintained by the County and the ability to access them are a means to provide trust between the public and the County. For more information please visit: www.gallianet.net/images/Commissioners/Public_Records_Policy.pdf

News & Events

Recycle Day

8am-Noon at Gallia County Jr. Fairgrounds, 189 Jackson Pike, Gallipolis, OH 45631.
*Tire collection
will be held at the Gallia County Health Department 8am-Noon.

Flood Cleanup Information

The Ohio Department of Health has issued guidance on cleanup for Well Water Users and cleanup of Flooded Septic Systems. Please contact us at 740-441-2018 if you have any questions regarding water use during floods.


As people start heading outdoors this spring, it is important to remember to take preventive measures against ticks.  While it is a good idea to take precautions year-round in Ohio, be extra vigilant as temperatures warm and ticks become more active.

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