The mission of the Defiance County General Health District is to prevent disease, promote and protect the health of the Defiance County community.

On March 1, 2015, the health district is launching a voluntary program to recognize food service operations and retail food establishments that excel in food safety. The 2014 Gold Star Award Recipients have been reviewed and have been placed on this acknowledgement form.

Defiance County is experiencing a water event that can be injurious to the public health. It is important to take precautions before drinking from private water systems. Please click on the image above for more information on water systems and other public health issues.

Thinking about taking a CPR or first aid? The health district offers the American Heart Association first aid and CPR class for new certification and recertification. To schedule your American Heart Association first aid and CPR class, please click on the image above for dates or call (419) 784-3818.