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. 

News & Events

Environmental Health Fees Public Hearing

The Gallia County Health Department will be
holding a public hearing for the purpose of amending environmental health fees.  The hearing will be on November 20, 2014 at
1:30 to 3:30, in the Conference Room of the Health Department.

Flu Vaccine Schedule for 2014

The 2014-15 flu vaccine is available to all Gallia County residents Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00 pm at the Gallia County Health Department.
In addition, the Health Department will be offering flu vaccines at several locations throughout the county.

How to Avoid Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

The Ohio Department of Health has released an article regarding mosquito-borne illnesses and how to avoid them.

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