Update July 22nd 9:30 pm:

A boil water advisory was issued for the Ayersville Water and Sewer district after a water main break. The boil advisory will remain in effect until Sunday (July 24th) evening.

While a boil advisory is in place, bring tap water to a rolling boil, boil for one minute and cool before using. Boiled or bottled water should be used for drinking, making ice, washing dishes, brushing teeth and preparing foods.

It is important with the extreme heat this weekend to keep drinking water to stay hydrated.


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

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Zika virus is an emerging mosquito-borne virus with many outbreaks occurring in many countries. According to the CDC, no locally transmitted Zika virus cases have been reported in the continental United States, but cases have been reported in returning travelers. CDC is recommending that pregnant women in any trimester consider postponing travel to areas where Zika virus transmission is ongoing. For more information on Zika virus and the affected areas, please click on the image above.

Thinking about taking a CPR or first aid? Did you know that CPR and first aid can be the difference in saving lives when moments matter most? 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.