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.  

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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

Safe &Healthy Swim Week

Pools, waterparks, hot tubs/spas, splash pads, and water playgrounds are great places to have fun, be active, or just relax. Having fun while you swim this summer means knowing how to stay healthy and safe while enjoying the water!

Jeni's Ice Cream Recall

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams Recalls All Products Because of Possible Health Risks

Ticks

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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